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TCU reminds us: Don’t invent stupid unwritten rules in college football

College football is messy. It always has been. It always will be, no matter how precise a playoff system the sport might devise or revise in the future. Think you have the perfect plan? A college football season’s imperfections and plot twists will usually (though not always — see Texas-USC in 2005) work around it and cause a number of inconveniences. For those who are new to...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 2 — Texas Christian

TCU Horned Frogs 2014 Record: 12-1 (Won Peach Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will TCU build on last season and make the playoff this season? Last season, TCU was clearly one of the best teams in the country, but a loss to Baylor kept the Horned Frogs out of the first playoff. TCU held a 21-point lead with 11 minutes remaining in the game and was unable to hold off Baylor. The burning...
Via The Student Section
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 breakdown: BU-TCU showdown should decide Big 12 champion


Frogs racking up the individual preseason honors

The awards keep coming in for the TCU football team and its players. Quarterback Trevone Boykin, wide receiver Josh Docton and running back Aaron Green have been named to the watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award which is presented to the nation's top player with Texas ties. Meanwhile, TCU center Joey Hunt and offensive tackle Halapoulavaati Vaitai have been added to...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

TCU returner Cameron Echols-Luper has left the team

FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU receiver and kick returner Cameron Echols-Luper has left the school. Echols-Luper announced the decision on his Twitter account. TCU officials confirmed Saturday that the junior, whose father is the Horned Frogs' running backs coach, is no longer in the program. In his tweet, Echols-Luper said he decided to begin a new chapter in his life with a "fresh start...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Patterson: TCU’s talented, but .500 at best right now

The TCU Horned Frogs are one of the highest ranked teams in the country going into the 2015 season. In many polls, the team is ranked number 2, just behind the Ohio State Buckeyes. Last season, the team went 12-1, won the Peach Bowl over Ole Miss, and just missed winning the Big 12 Championship thanks to a head-to-head tiebreaker loss to the Baylor Bears. Many have picked either...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ranking the Top 15 Players in the Big 12 for 2015 (Experts Poll)

TCU or Baylor? That’s the big question at the top of the Big 12 in 2015. The Bears and Horned Frogs shared the conference crown last season,...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Baylor Bears Trolling TCU With Team Picture?

Folks from Baylor say it was just a coincidence. They say that they did not intentionally place No. 61 and No. 58 next to each other. They say that they were not trying to troll the TCU Horned Frogs by placing the score of Baylor's epic comeback over TCU front and center.If they had would have been a pretty good idea.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Baylor trolls the hell out of TCU by ‘coincidence’

The Baylor Bears and TCU Horned Frogs are among the top teams in the nation. Baylor and TCU are considered the favorites to win the Big 12 which could potentially mean earning a spot in the College Football Playoff. Last season when the two teams faced off, Baylor was able to edge TCU by a score of 61-58. So, when the Bears took their 2015 team photo, it was very interesting to see...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Patterson slams TCU defense: ‘We couldn’t beat anyone’

The TCU Horned Frogs are without question one of the teams that are expected to compete for a National Championship, and Gary Patterson has high expectations. Unfortunately, the defense has not started practice off very well. He made it clear that he isn’t happy with their performance thus far, and even went so far as to say that they couldn’t beat any team that they have on...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Patterson barely able to stand after scorching practice

The TCU Horned Frogs are one of the top programs in college football. With just weeks to go before the start of the 2015 season, the team took the field for fall training camp. The bad thing about this is that the Horned Frogs play in North Texas and it’s August. That usually means it’s pretty hot outside. shared a video of TCU head coach Gary Patterson talking about...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU 2015 Fan Hype Video Is Still Mad About 2014 Playoff Snub

A Horned Frogs fan made this hype video for the upcoming season that is still salty about what happened last December.
Via Gamedayr
20 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU coordinators turned down chances to leave program

Texas Christian co-offensive coordinators Doug Meachem and Sonny Cumbie could have left the program for other jobs this offseason, but opted to remain with the Horned Frogs because of their relationship with head coach Gary Patterson. Speaking to Carlos Mendez of the Forth Worth Star-Telegram, both men further elaborated on why they decided to stay. “I’ve been in it long enough...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Athlete Christian Wallace Announces His Top 5 On Twitter

Four-star athlete Christian Wallace decommitted from TCU back in February, but according to his most recent tweet, he still hasn’t ruled out pledging his services to the Horned Frogs in 2016. Wallace took to Twitter Thursday afternoon to announce his top five schools, three of which are in the Big 12. Wallace listed TCU, Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi State and Oregon State before...
Via College Spun
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Why TCU Will or Won't Make the College Football Playoff in 2015

TCU enters the 2015 season with possibly the best team in school history. Led by Heisman candidate Trevone Boykin the Horned Frogs return multiple...
Via Athlon Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU's Patterson: We don't have to win them all to make the playoff

Yesterday, in Dallas, Baylor coach Art Briles said as long as his team wins all its games, it will be in the college football playoff. But a year after being snubbed by the committee, TCU coach Gary Patterson is taking a different approach.  He told The Fort Worth Star Telegram, one loss won't hurt that bad.  Of course, TCU slipped up last year losing to Baylor in the regular season...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU Beats Out Texas To Land Commitment From 2017 5-Star QB Shawn Robinson

Shawn Robinson, a five-star quarterback in the 2017 class, has committed to TCU.  The 6-foot-3, 195-pound prospect, ranked the No. 1 dual-threat QB in the country by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, chose the Horned Frogs over Texas, among other programs. The Denton, Texas, native is ranked the No. 10 player in his class.  Robinson had a scholarship offer from nearly every school...
Via College Spun
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU advances to College World Series on Aggies error in 16th inning (Video)

TCU advanced to the College World Series late on Monday night after pushing across a run in the bottom of the 16th inning to secure a walk-off win over Texas A&M in the deciding game of their super regional series. After the teams battled for six-plus scoreless frames in extras, the Horned Frogs got runners...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Lives to Fight Another Day With Win in Extra Innings Over TCU

The Texas A&M baseball team had a rough day on Saturday against TCU. The Horned Frogs had little trouble generating offense and keeping the Aggies from generating much of their own. So if they were going to keep their College World Series hopes alive they were going to need to figure something out Sunday--and they did.Matt Kent pitched 7 2/3 innings of stellar ball holding the...
Via FatManWriting
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: TCU Gets On the Board Early Against Texas A&M With RBI-Single

During the week there was a little bot of drama over the tickets for the TCU-Texas A&M match up Saturday when the Horned Frogs shared the promo code meant for their season ticket holders on Twitter (and A&M fans used it to be tickets as well). While the A&M fans were able to go on the attack early on game day it was the Horned Frogs that struck first thanks to an RBI...
Via FatManWriting
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU Football: 4-Star Taj Williams, The No.1 JUCO WR In The Country, Commits To TCU

TCU’s high-octane passing attack is one of the major reasons the Horned Frogs are regarded as a national title contender this season, and the program just added a commitment for 2016 from the nation’s No. 1 junior college wide receiver, Taj Williams. God Is Truly Good man I can’t wait see you again in December Fort Worth #TOOCOLDU  I’m a HornFrog #FunkyTown pic.twitter...
Via College Spun
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU Horned Frogs 2015 Preview and Prediction

TCU just missed out on the college football playoff last season, and the Horned Frogs are poised for another run at the national championship in...
Via Athlon Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

TCU’s Gary Patterson Proposes 8 Team Playoff With Quarterfinals Replacing Conference Championships

Twitter/@TCUMagazine The first year of the four team College Football Playoff was a success, but it seems inevitable that the field will expand sooner than later, now that the sport has moved on from the BCS. After his Horned Frogs were left out of the four team field in 2014, TCU’s Gary Patterson is a natural proponent of expansion, and he would like to see an eight team playoff...
Via College Spun
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: TCU Unveils 2014 Big 12 Champion Rings

TCU finished 12-1 in 2014, splitting the Big 12 regular season title with Baylor and routing Ole Miss 42-3 in the Peach Bowl. They also ended up No. 3 in the final Associated Press rankings. For their efforts, the Horned Frogs received some rather nice bling. Here’s a look at the team’s championship rings, courtesy of cornerbacks coach Paul Gonzales.  #WinningIsMotive but commemorative...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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