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Bills sixth-rounder Kolby Listenbee calls himself NFL’s fastest man

New Bills rookie Kolby Listenbee isn’t lacking for speed. Or confidence. Listenbee, a wide receiver from TCU whom the Bills chose in the sixth round of the NFL draft, declared in his first talk with Buffalo media that he believes he’s the fastest player in the NFL. That might be a bit of an overstatement.…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson goes to the Washington Redskins with No. 22 pick

TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson was drafted by the Washington Redskins with the No. 22 pick in the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday night.Doctson joins a Washington offense that features quarterback Kirk Cousins and receivers DeSean Jackson and Pierre Garcon. The presence of those two wide outs mean that Doctson will have less pressure to contribute right away as a freshman...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

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
27 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Dixon introduced at TCU, big boost for his alma mater

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Jamie Dixon is back at TCU, and the Horned Frogs are hoping for an even bigger miracle from their former player. Dixon was introduced Tuesday as the new coach at his alma mater. The festive event came under the same roof where he hit a buzzer-beating 30-footer for a win over rival Texas in a 1986 game. Even before Dixon came into the completely redone arena...
Via Associated Press
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

New TCU Basketball Coach Jamie Dixon Takes Picture With Athletic Director Chris Del Conte

Well this didn’t take long. Earlier today, TCU hired Pitt’s Jamie Dixon to take over the Horned Frogs basketball program, after reports emerged Sunday that he was considering a return to his alma mater. Dixon is in Fort Worth, and he’s made things Twitter official, taking a picture with athletic director Chris Del Conte. Look who’s coming Home pic.twitter.com/YIavUR8SC3...
Via College Spun
March 21, 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

TCU coach Trent Johnson fired after 12-21 season

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) Trent Johnson has been fired as TCU's basketball coach after a 12-21 season. TCU announced the decision Monday, four days after the season. Johnson coached TCU through its first four seasons in the Big 12 Conference. Johnson was 50-79 overall with the Horned Frogs, and only 8-64 in regular-season conference games. Those Big 12 losses were by an average...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU keeps season alive with upset in Big 12 tournament

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chauncey Collins scored 19 points, hitting three free throws in the final minute, and No. 10 seed TCU dealt a major blow to Texas Tech's NCAA Tournament hopes with a 67-62 victory in the first round of the Big 12 tournament Wednesday night.Brandon Parrish had 15 points, Vlad Brodziansky added 13 and Malique Trent had 10 for the Horned Frogs (12-20), who scuffled...
Via Associated Press
March 10, 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

TCU-Texas football game moved to Black Friday

The Big 12 has announced that the annual matchup between Texas and TCU will move from Thanksgiving Day to Black Friday this year. The move comes at the request of not only the conference, but television partners FOX and ESPN. This will be the second straight year that the Horned Frogs have played on Black Friday. The team defeated Baylor 28-21 in double overtime last season. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 05, 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 all...
Via The Student Section
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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