TCU Horned Frogs News
10-20-14: The #12 ranked TCU Horned Frogs hosted the #15 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys this week at home in Amon G. Carter Stadium in a Big 12 matchup for both teams. TCU came into the contest with a 4-1 record and a 1-1 conference record while Oklahoma State boasted a 5-1 record with a perfect 3-0 record in the Big 12 this season. In surprising fashion TCU had their way with Oklahoma State in this contest. TCU’s offense put up three quick scoring drives in the first quarter and another in the second quarter while the Horned Frogs defense held the Cowboys to three first half field goals as the game went into halftime with TCU leading Oklahoma State by the score of 28-9. TCU kept up their dominance in the third quarter putting the ball in the end zone two more times while keeping Oklahoma State off the board after the 7:36 mark in the second quarter to win the contest by the score of 42-9. TCU had 676 yards of total offense in this game as they improved their record to 5-1 and 2-1 in the Big 12 while Oklahoma State saw their record drop to 5-2 and 3-1 in the conference this season. Get your TCU tickets for the next Horned Frogs game as the team travels home next Saturday to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders at home in Amon G. Carter Stadium. The game will be played at 3:30 pm ET and can be seen on FOX.
10-15-14: The #9 ranked TCU Horned Frogs traveled this week to take on the #5 ranked Baylor Bears on the road in McLane Stadium. TCU came into the contest sporting a perfect 4-0 record with a 1-0 conference record in the Big 12 while Baylor had a similar 5-0 record with a 2-0 Big 12 record. If you were a fan of offensive football this was the game for you to watch as these two teams combined for a staggering 119 points in the contest. TCU had 485 total yards of offense including a staggering 346 yards in the air while the Baylor gained 782 yards of total offense including 510 in the air. While it seemed like there was no defense to be found in this contest TCU still forced five turnovers including two turnovers on downs, one fumble, and two interceptions while holding Baylor to just 5-18 on third downs. TCU was 7-20 on third down in the contest and 1-3 on fourth down and played close to mistake free football in the contest. While all these stats you would think that Baylor would have fallen to TCU in the contest and even trailed in the fourth quarter at one point by the score of 58-37 before the Bears offense took over and went off. In the final 11 minutes of the contest Baylor put the ball into the end zone three times including two Bryce Petty touchdown passes to tie the game at 58-58 with less than five minutes in the contest. The contest went down to the final minutes and Baylor had the ball and subsequently marched down the field and kicked a game winning field goal as time expired to win this shootout 61-58 over TCU completing a huge comeback. Baylor improved to 6-0 and 3-0 in the Big 12 with the victory while TCU dropped to 4-1 with a 1-1 conference record with the tough defeat. Be sure to get your TCU tickets for the next Horned Frogs game next Saturday as the team hosts the #16 ranked Oklahoma State Cowboys at home in Amon G. Carter in BB&T Field. The game will be played at 4:00 pm ET and can be seen on Fox Sports 1.
10-6-14: The #25 ranked TCU Horned Frogs hosted a tough opponent this week when the #4 ranked Oklahoma Sooners came to town to play in Amon G. Carter Stadium. Both teams came into the contest with a perfect record, 3-0 for the Horned Frogs and 4-0 for the Sooners, and neither team has played a Big 12 conference game before today. If you were a fan of offense this was the game for you, especially in the first quarter, as both teams were able to put the ball in the end zone twice as the first quarter ended with a 14-14 tie game. The second quarter was the same story for these two teams as they traded a touchdown and a field goal each to head into halftime with the score knotted at 24-24. The third quarter was a new story but the same old story as both teams scored a single touchdown putting the score at 31-31 heading into the fourth quarter. TCU started the fourth off with a touchdown interception return for 41 yards by Paul Dawson but the PAT was blocked by the Sooners defense. Oklahoma converted the defense PAT to bring the score to 37-33 but the TCU defense would take over for the rest of the game. TCU kept the Sooners off the board for the rest of the game and won the game by that same 37-33 score. Oklahoma was one of four of the Top 6 teams in the nation to lose over the weekend while TCU improved their record to 4-0 while Oklahoma dropped their record to 4-1. Be sure to grab some TCU tickets for the next Horned Frogs game next Saturday as they take on the Baylor Bears on the road in Floyd Casey Stadium. The game will be played at 3:30 pm ET and can be seen on ABC and ESPN2.
10-1-14: The TCU Horned Frogs had a week off before heading out on the road this week to face off with the SMU Mustangs in Gerald J. Ford Stadium. TCU has played two games before this game and are a perfect 2-0 while SMU went into the game looking for their first win of the season as the Mustangs sat at 0-3 heading into the game. TCU being the undefeated team and SMU looking for their first win meant that this game went exactly as you would have expected it. SMU failed to score at all in the contest as the Horned Frogs defense shut out the Mustangs in the game. The TCU offense put up an impressive 56 points during the game on eight touchdowns, five in the air and three on the ground, to win the game by the score of 56-0. TCU put up a staggering 614 yards of total offense and held SMU to just 245 yards in a game that the Horned Frogs dominated from whistle to whistle. SMU turned the ball over three times including two lost fumbles and an interception while TCU played mistake free football for 60 minutes on Saturday. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin had a game of it as he carved up the SMU defense with four touchdowns in the air on 280 yards and two more with his legs as he ran for 62 yards accounting for six touchdowns by himself on the day. TCU currently sits at 3-0 on the season after the victory while SMU falls to 0-4 and continues to search for that first win of the season. Get your TCU tickets for the Horned Frogs game next Saturday against the #4 Oklahoma Sooners at home in Amon G. Carter Stadium. The game will be played at 3:30 pm ET and can be seen on FOX.
9-22-14: The TCU Horned Frogs are fresh off a big win over the Minnesota Golden Gophers and will get a week of rest before traveling to take on the SMU Mustangs in Gerald J. Ford Stadium. TCU will use the game with the Mustangs as a primer before facing off with the fourth best team in the nation in Oklahoma to start the October schedule. TCU is 2-0 on the young season and is only one of three undefeated teams in the conference including #4 Oklahoma and #7 Baylor. SMU should have problems moving the football and scoring points against the Horned Frog defense as the team is sixth best in the nation in points allowed with just 10.5 points allowed per game. The TCU passing game led by Trevone Boykin and his 578 passing yards and four touch downs is the 30th best passing attack in all of the nation this season while the rushing attack led by Boykin as well is good for 52nd best in the nation. Get your TCU tickets for next week’s game as the Horned Frogs travel to take on the SMU Mustangs. The game will be played at 12:00 pm ET and can be seen on the CBS Sports Network.
9-16-14: The TCU Horned Frogs played their second game of the young college football season this week when they hosted the Minnesota Golden Gophers at home in Amon G. Carter Stadium. TCU handed Minnesota their first loss of the early season as the Horned Frogs won the game by the score of 30-7. TCU’s defense was in total control of this contest and did not allow the Golden Gophers to score until the 10:56 mark in the fourth quarter. Minnesota was held to 268 yards of total offense by the TCU defense while the TCU offense put up 427 yards of total offense in the contest. The Horned Frog defense also forced five turnovers in the game including three interceptions and two forced fumbles setting the tone for the contest. Minnesota was forced to punt the ball eight times and was forced to go for it on fourth down twice during the game, converting both attempts, as the Golden Gophers simply could not get their offensive game going this afternoon at TCU. The good news is you have an extra week to get your TCU tickets as the team has a week off next week to prepare for a road game against the SMU Mustangs in Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
9-8-14: The TCU Horned Frogs are off this week as they have extra time to prepare for their game with the Minnesota Golden Gophers next Saturday. In TCU’s first game the team beat up on the Samford Bulldogs by the score of 48-14 in a game that the Horned Frogs totally dominated from whistle to whistle. TCU threw for 355 yards in the game and rushed for another 200 yards in the offensive onslaught. Minnesota will not be as easy to run over next week as the team is fresh off convincing victories over Eastern Illinois and Middle Tennessee. Be sure to grab your tickets for this game as the two teams play at 4:00 pm ET on Fox Sports 1 as the Big 12 and the Big Ten square off in an early season contest.