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TCU beats West Virginia to claim Big 12 tournament title

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Luken Baker's solo home run in the top of the tenth inning earned TCU the Big 12 Conference Tournament championship with an 11-10 win over West Virginia on Sunday.The home run was Baker's fourth of the tournament, and he finished 3-for-5 with two RBIs as the third-seeded Horned Frogs (42-15) won the Big 12 tournament for the second time in three years.TCU led...
Via Associated Press
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Voice of the Horned Frogs: How QB Foster Sawyer impressed me this spring

Award-winning broadcaster and the voice of the Horned Frogs for over a decade, WBAP's Brian Estridge spoke with SportsDay about TCU's upcoming season and what expectations will be for the Frogs.With Trevone Boykin off to the NFL, quarterback will be a big question until Gary Patterson names a starter. Which of the two competing for the job (Foster Sawyer and Kenny Hill) impressed...
Via SportsDay
15 hours ago

Seahawks Rookie Profile: Joey Hunt

All good things must come to an end, and today we reach the end of our 2016 Seahawks draft pick profile series. Our last one is former TCU center Joey Hunt, who figures to be an important part of the offensive line competition this summer. You can find more of our rookie profiles here: Alabama DT Jarran ReedArkansas RB Alex CollinsNotre Dame RB C.J. ProsiseOhio State TE Nick Vannett...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU's top rivalries feature four in-state foes and a historic bowl opponent

SMU Mustangs. In recent times this is not the prime date on TCU's calendar that it once was with SMU wading through mediocrity while the Horned Frogs established themselves as a national power. But historically, this is the one that every TCU alum cares about. The team's first met in 1915 and then in 1946 the famed Iron Skillet was introduced as the prize for the winner of the...
Via SportsDay
3 days ago

5-Star C Marques Bolden Shows Up At Signing Ceremony In TCU Shirt

Today, five-star big man Marques Bolden, the No. 1 center in the 2016 class, will finally announce his much-anticipated college decision. The DeSoto (Tex.) product is expected to choose either Duke or Kentucky.  Of course, Bolden decided to have some fun with people before his ceremony today, showing up to the event in a TCU t-shirt. The Horned Frogs were technically the third finalist...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the players on TCU's roster, Nos. 15-11: Can this JuCo transfer fill Josh Doctson's void?

Another day, another set of rankings.Picking out 25 players on this TCU roster to rank is quite the task. We're giving it our best shot this week as we move on to Nos. 15-11 below. This full list includes names of early enrollees from the 2016 recruiting class. 15. Deanté Gray / senior / wide receiver / Forgot about Gray? Perhaps you'll be reminded of his playmaking ability in...
Via SportsDay
11 days ago

TCU fails to spell ‘university’ correctly on commencement program

A week from today I’ll graduate from college. When I receive my diploma, I really hope all the words are spelled right. When my parents pick up the graduation program they’ll keep in a box labeled “David,” I hope everything will be spelled right. Although, I’m sure everyone wishes for the same things. However, if you do and you graduated from Texas Christian University...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: TCU Players Get Alamo Bowl Rings

This past January, TCU scored the most impressive come-from-behind victory in bowl history. The Horned Frogs, down 31-0 at halftime to Oregon in the Alamo Bowl, scored 31 unanswered in the second half, sending the contest to overtime. TCU eventually prevailed after three extra sessions, 47-41, making history. Saturday, it looks like the team was rewarded for its efforts. A number...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU unveils statues of three legends

The TCU Horned Frogs have seen a revitalization in football ever since Gary Patterson took over the program nearly two decades ago. He along with former quarterback Davey O’Brien and coach Dutch Meyer were honored on Saturday when they unveiled statues of the three to be put up around campus. The statues will be put up outside Amon G. Carter Stadium. TCU revealed the statues in...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU officially unveils statues of Gary Patterson, program legends

Very few active coaches have a statue at the school where they still work. On Saturday, TCU’s Gary Patterson received that honor. Patterson, who took over the program during the 2000 season ahead of the bowl game, is the winningest coach in Horned Frogs’ history, with a record of 143-47. He led the team to an undefeated 13-0 2010 season, culminating in a Rose Bowl win, and has...
Via College Spun
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU hires Jamie Dixon away from Pittsburgh

Apparently Jamie Dixon likes a challenge? The highly successful Pittsburgh basketball coach is leaving the Panthers to become the headman at his alma mater TCU, CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein reported Monday afternoon. BREAKING: TCU has hired Pitt's Jamie Dixon as its next head basketball coach, sources told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 21, 2016 Given that...
Via The Comeback
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamie Dixon accepts TCU head coaching position

Longtime Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon has accepted an offer from Texas Christian to succeed Trent Johnson as their next men’s basketball coach, according to a tweet from CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. BREAKING: TCU has hired Pitt's Jamie Dixon as its next head basketball coach, sources told @CBSSports. — Jon Rothstein (@JonRothstein) March 21, 2016 SNY’s Adam Zagoria reported...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: TCU hires Jamie Dixon as men's basketball coach

After a 13-year stint at Pittsburgh, which included 11 NCAA Tournament appearances, one Elite Eight and three Sweet 16s, Jamie Dixon is heading back to his alma mater. On Sunday afternoon, reports emerged that TCU was looking to hire Dixon, who attended the school from 1984-87, and today he has accepted the job, according to CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein. Dixon had a ton of regular...
Via College Spun
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Jamie Dixon to receive double Pitt salary from TCU?

It was reported yesterday that Texas Christian had reached out to longtime Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon to be its next head men’s basketball coach, and a tweet from SNY’s Adam Zagoria reports that Dixon is seriously considering the offer. Why? Well, apparently TCU has offered to double Dixon’s salary. Pitt coach Jamie Dixon is strongly considering taking the TCU job, source...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jamie Dixon considering coaching offer from TCU

Pittsburgh head basketball coach Jamie Dixon is reportedly considering a move to TCU. Dixon, who has coached Pitt for the last 13 seasons, is willing to take a long look at TCU after being assured that the Horned Frogs would ensure that he’s not taking a pay cut, according to Gary Parrish of CBS Sports. Why would Dixon, who has had some success at Pittsburgh and is coaching in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Trent Johnson fired by TCU

March Madness doesn’t bring happiness to everyone. Trent Johnson is one of those people. Rather than enjoying the preparation for the 2016 NCAA Tournament, Johnson will begin his search for a new job. Late Sunday night, the TCU Horned Frogs announced that Johnson has been fired. There were two years remaining on his deal. In his four years with the Horned Frogs, Trent Johnson compiled...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Carson Wentz posts impressive 40-yard dash time

North Dakota State product Carson Wentz posted an impressive 40-yard dash time that should further cement his status as a top quarterback prospect entering the NFL draft. Wentz tested tied for second in his quarterbacks group at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis with a 40-time of 4.77. That tied him with TCU’s Trevone Boykin. Louisiana Tech quarterback Jeff Driskel, who transferred...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Disney looking to develop movie about TCU backup QB

If you watched TCU’s incredible comeback for a 47-41 win over Oregon in the Alamo Bowl and thought that might make a good movie, Disney agrees with you. More specifically, the studio is interested in the story of backup quarterback Bram Kohlhausen, who threw for two touchdowns and ran for another two scores in leading the Horned Frogs back from a 31-0 halftime deficit. That matched...
Via Awful Announcing
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU coach changes outfit; Horned Frogs complete largest bowl comeback ever

In a bowl season to forget, it appeared the Alamo Bowl would be yet another blowout. The No. 15 Oregon Ducks held a 31-point lead at halftime, and the No. 11 TCU Horned Frogs were without suspended starting quarterback Trevone Boykin. But in a stunning turn of events, the Horned Frogs scored 31 unanswered points to force overtime. They eventually finished the comeback off in style...
Via NESN.com
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Footage released of TCU QB Boykin's arrest

TCU is set to face Oregon tonight in the Alamo Bowl without their star quarterback Trevone Boykin. Boykin was suspended from the bowl game following his arrest on Thursday. He was arrested and charged with a felony after participating in a bar fight and allegedly striking a police officer. Gossip site TMZ released footage from the San Diego bar where the incident took place. The...
Via Gamedayr
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Trevone Boykin posts long apology on Twitter after arrest

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin won’t be playing in Saturday’s Alamo Bowl after being arrested Wednesday night following an ugly incidentoutside a San Antonio bar. Boykin, one of the nation’s most electric players, was involved in a physical altercation that resulted in charges of assaulting a public official, resisting arrest and publication intoxication. Thursday night,...
Via College Spun
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Boykin was in room at curfew check, went back out

    Trevone Boykin violated TCU team rules just by being out at a bar early Thursday morning, according to a report. TCU head coach Gary Patterson announced on Thursday that Boykin and junior wide receiver Preston Miller have been suspended for their role in a fight that took place outside a bar in San Antonio. “Trevone Boykin and (junior wide receiver) Preston Miller have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevone Boykin arrested for bar fight, striking police officer

TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested early Thursday morning after he was reportedly involved in a bar fight. WOAI in San Antonio reports that Boykin was at Pat O’Brien’s when some patrons recognized him and “exchanged words.” Boykin allegedly became upset and took a swing at one of the hecklers, but he missed and made contact with a bar employee instead. Security...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fans storm field, taunt Art Briles after TCU beats Baylor

The heated rivalry between Baylor and TCU took another turn Friday night when the Horned Frogs won in overtime, and TCU fans got in Art Briles’s face about it. After Baylor was stopped on fourth down in the second overtime, clinching a Horned Frogs victory, the home fans stormed the field and let Baylor’s coach have it. Briles looks none too pleased by the incursion, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU coach Gary Patterson argues for expanded playoff

With his team destined to land outside the four-team College Football Playoff for the second consecutive year, TCU coach Gary Patterson is, naturally, ">campaigning for a bigger playoff. “I’m not going to be a person who’s going to be an advocate of the four after this season,” Patterson said at a press conference Tuesday. “I think you need to take the winner of...
Via The Student Section
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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