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TCU News: New Faces Ready to Make Their Names Known

The Frogs will be turning to several new-comers to replace key cogs. Football: This Fresh Five should impact TCU football in 2016 | The Star-Telegram The Frogs will be looking for plenty of impact from new and old faces this fall, and Jimmy Burch thinks these five guys could be game changers. True freshman running back Darius Anderson is one of the more intriguing names on the...
Via Frogs O' War
9 hours ago

TCU News: Kyle Hick’s Time to Shine

Football: ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit includes TCU among his College Football Playoff Picks | Sports Day Noted hater of your team, Herbie actually seems to like the 2016 iteration of the Frogs. TCU will need to make up ground if they're to reach Herbstreit's lofty prediction. The Frogs are currently ranked 13th in the AP Poll and 14th in the Coach's Poll. TCU Football Position...
Via Frogs O' War
1 day ago

TCU News: Frogs a Darkhorse Playoff Team?

TCU gets some love from an ESPN staple; catcher Zach Plunkett leaves the baseball program. Football: Michigan kicker Andrew David transferring to TCU, per teammate | M Live It appears the redshirt freshman is headed to Fort Worth, where he will have to sit out the year in football, but may be eligible for baseball in the spring, if that’s part of TCU’s plan for him. David...
Via Frogs O' War
2 days ago

TCU News: Frogs, Cougars Ranked to Start Season

The Frogs have opened the AP poll at no. 13. Football: TCU, Houston coaches should love their AP poll position | The Star-Telegram The Frogs and Cougars both open in the top 15, ahead of in-state rivals Texas, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech - all unranked, as well as no. 23 Baylor. Both programs are in a good spot to open the year, historically. Eight of the past nine teams ranked...
Via Frogs O' War
3 days ago

How TCU will stun the Big 12 and shake up the playoff in 2016

TCU coach Gary Patterson has spent much of the preseason trying to convince the media that his team is not very good.“We don’t know how to fight through the heat. It’s the first team I’ve had in 10 years that doesn’t know how to do that,” he said after a recent scrimmage.The defense, he said, is not as experienced as most of us are making it out to be. And, “We’re...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

TCU proving it was a good choice for maybe-expanding Big 12

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) With the Big 12 considering expansion, TCU coach Gary Patterson knows what he believes should be expected of potential additions. ''It's not the conference's job to make that university better,'' Patterson said. ''It's the university's job to make the conference better, whether it's in football, academics or whatever it is.'' Much like what Patterson feels...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Patterson signs 1-year extension with TCU through 2021

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- TCU coach Gary Patterson has signed a one-year extension that takes his contract through the 2021 season. Athletic director Chris Del Conte announced the deal Tuesday, saying Patterson is "synonymous with TCU and Fort Worth" and that the coach's value to the community goes beyond football. Terms were not disclosed. Patterson is going into his 16th season...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Patterson signs 1-year extension with TCU through '21 season

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson has signed a one-year extension that takes his contract through the 2021 season. Athletic director Chris Del Conte announced the deal Tuesday, saying Patterson is ''synonymous with TCU and Fort Worth'' and that the coach's value to the community goes beyond football. Terms were not disclosed. Patterson is going into his 16th season...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU loses its biggest fan, 7-year-old Micah Ahern

FORT WORTH, Texas — A 7-year-old Texas boy who was a beloved part of the TCU baseball team's three consecutive trips to the College World Series has died following a battle with cancer.Micah Ahern had undergone more than 10 operations since 2010 after being diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a form of cancer that attacks small children.TCU coach Jim Schlossnagle posted in a tweet that...
Via Associated Press
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Patterson says RB Shaun Nixon is out for season

The TCU Horned Frogs look like a team that could be one of the best in the Big 12 and possibly in the country this year. However, it looks like they will go forward without possible starting running back Shaun Nixon. At Monday’s Big 12 Media Days press conference, TCU head coach Gary Patterson took to the podium and talked about his team’s upcoming season. He then mentioned that...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU Horned Frogs: Exclusive Interview with 2017 QB Commit Shawn Robinson

The TCU Horned Frogs are known as one of the offensive powerhouses in college football and that likely will not change anytime soon. They have recruited well to create the offensive firepower that they have had in recent history and there are a lot of players committed to TCU that fit that description. One of those players is 2017 four-star quarterback commit Shawn Robinson. He appears...
Via This Given Sunday
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU’s Denzel Johnson named ‘Best DB in Texas’ by Texas Football

The TCU Horned Frogs are looking to make a big move towards competing in the Big 12 this year and they will certainly use their defensive prowess to do so. One player that will be a big part of that is defensive back Denzel Johnson. On Friday, the Horned Frogs announced on Twitter that Johnson had been named the “Best DB in Texas” by Dan Campbell’s Texas Football. This is a...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Notre Dame, TCU have discussed playing each other

Notre Dame has played a wide variety of opponents over the years, thanks to the Irish’s status as an independent program. Now, according to a report from the Star-Telegram’s Mac Engel, the Irish have had recent conversations with TCU about scheduling a game with the Horned Frogs. #TCU playing #NotreDame would be a Frogs coupCOL https://t.co/8I4qMTDgwC #GoFrogs #FightingIrish...
Via College Spun
July 07, 2016  |  Discuss

4-Star SG R.J. Nembhard Announces TCU Commitment

Keller (Tex.) star R.J. Nembhard is staying home. The four-star shooting guard announced his commitment to TCU and new head coach Jamie Dixon moments ago on Twitter.  I’m staying home❗️ #GoFrogspic.twitter.com/ppEFJa5oQt — RJ Nembhard (@RNembhard22) June 30, 2016 Nembhard, the son of former Weber State star and NBA player Ruben Nembhard, is the 30th-rated shooting guard...
Via College Spun
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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
May 08, 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

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

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 been suspended...
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
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