Tom Pennington

2013 TCU Football Season

All the news, from spring football through the 2013 bowl season, as it pertains to TCU Football.

  • Live
309 Total Updates since January 3, 2013
  • Important 92
  • Videos 17
  • Articles 280
  • All Updates 309

The TCU Offense: Why didn't it work in 2013?

TCU's offense was so bad that it kept the Big 12's best defense not only out of conference title contention, but out of a bowl game (and resulted in both Co-OCs being out of a job). HawkeyedFrog breaks his silence to share his thoughts on the biggest reason that the offense failed.

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 15

Frogs O' War recaps the bleakest week in Big 12 history (and championship week as a whole). But don't worry, there are gifs!

Continue

Doug Meacham: A First Look

After a season of offensive struggles, the Frogs hire the current Houston offensive coordinator and former Oklahoma State guru.

Continue

Monday Morning Quarterback

The crew breaks down the final game of the 2013 season

Continue

Postgame Analysis: Baylor 41, TCU 38

The FoW crew breaks down the last heartbreak from TCU's season to forget.

Continue

Chk-chk Boom: Baylor 41, TCU 38

TCU's season ends as so many of the games have this season- with the offense sabotaging a phenomenal defensive effort.

Continue

#9 Baylor Bears @ TCU Horned Frogs

The TCU Horned Frogs close out the 2013 Football season at home against the archrival Baylor Bears

Continue

Frogs O' War Weekend Picks: Week 14

The FoW Crew steps forward once again to make their picks for this week's Big 12 games.

Continue

The Baylor Pregame Sacrifice

We all want to beat Baylor on Saturday, but other than going to the game and being loud how can we help the Frogs win? Divine intervention.

Continue

Game Week #12: Baylor Bears

Baylor is in the midst of their best season in school history, despite coming off a loss last week, and have been putting a regular hurting on teams that can't hang with them offensively.
Uh oh.

Continue

Waymon James removed from TCU Roster

For anyone (read: me) hoping that Waymon James would return for senior day against Baylor, it's time to let it go.

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 12

Intrigue, upsets, beatdowns and escapes in this week's Big 12 schedule- We recap it all while updating the staff picks.

Continue

Postgame Analysis: KSU 33, TCU 31

The FoW crew sounds off on the loss that will ensure TCU spends the holidays at home- and not at the Fort Worth Bowl.

Continue

Too Much #2: KSU 33, TCU 31

TCU finds a new way to get penalized and a new way to lose in what will be Gary Patterson's second bowl-less season

Continue

TCU Horned Frogs @ KSU Wildcats Game Thread

TCU's hopes of salvaging a bowl bid in this disastrous season are put to the test on the road in Manhattan, Kansas.

Continue

Six Shooter: Six Questions with Bring on the Cats

Saturday's game is a big one for both the Frogs and the Wildcats, as both teams fight to secure a bowl bid. Is this the kind of team that TCU can hang around with or even beat? We pump the crew of SBNation's Bring on The Cats for information ahead of the game.

Continue

Game Week #11: Kansas State Wildcats

After losing to an FCS team to start the season the defending Big 12 champions have found a dominant streak, blowing out teams that TCU lost to or struggled with. This could get ugly, we study causes for concern and areas of hope.

Continue

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 12

We have a new number one team due to what happened in Waco, and TCU actually won a game- does that change anything?

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 11

The top and bottom of the conference is coming into focus as TCU and West Virginia stay on the very edge of bowl eligibility and Baylor and Texas Tech have very different reactions to having to play real teams.

Continue

Postgame Analysis: TCU 21, ISU 17

The FoW crew checks in with their analysis of TCU's long awaited fourth win of the season.

Continue

Not Bowled Over Yet: TCU 21, ISU 17

The Frogs keep their bowl hopes alive by pulling out a win over the Cyclones at the very last minute.

Continue

TCU Horned Frogs @ Iowa State Cyclones Game Thread

TCU hits the road for the most winnable game left on the slate. Can the Frogs pull off their first road win of the season and keep bowl hopes alive?

Continue

Six Shooter: Six Questions with Iowa State's WRNL

TCU is heading up to Ames for the BETTER-THAN-SOMEONE-OTHER-THAN-KANSAS SHOWDOWN, so there's nothing for it but to talk with those handsome devils from Iowa State's Wide Right and Natty Lite.

Continue

Game Week #10: Iowa State Cyclones

Iowa State has been blown away in recent weeks by some good teams, but in case you haven't noticed... we suck. All the more reason to take careful inventory of the Cyclones ahead of Saturday's contest

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 10

Four games this week including a clash of top 25 teams, check out Farmaggedon's results as well as see the week's upset .

Continue

Postgame Analysis: West Virginia 30, TCU 27 (OT)

The FoW staff checks in with their thoughts on TCU's latest loss, this one at home to the West Virginia Mountaineers

Continue

Simply Offensive and Indefensible: WVU 30, TCU 27

The Frogs lose a game that they led for the first time this season, leaving TCU's season firmly in the "disaster" category.

Continue

West Virginia Mountaineers @ TCU Horned Frogs

Disappointment Bowl 2013! The day where we find out if TCU is a team that only loses to top 25 teams or if the Frogs still could salvage a bowl bid out of this disaster of a season.

Continue

Six Shooter: Six questions with The Smoking Musket

Before TCU takes on West Virginia in DISAPPOINTMENT BOWL 2013 we need to know more about them. And who knows more about West Virginia than the fans who have been forcing themselves to watch it?

Continue

Game Week #9: West Virginia Mountaineers Preview

West Virginia has regressed badly on offense but improved markedly on defense from last year. We break down what to expect from each unit and how they may perform against TCU.

Continue

Postgame Analysis: Texas 30, TCU 7

The FoW crew (though probably just HawkeyedFrog at this point) break down the game with instant analysis.

Continue

Pour your misery down on me: UT 30, TCU 7

The Frogs come out cold at the start of the game with Boykin, and come out cold after the insane three hour delay.

Continue

Texas Longhorns @ TCU Horned Frogs Gamethread

The Texas Longhorns make their first trip to Fort Worth since 1994 and the Horned Frogs will try to knock them off at home for just the second time since 1958.

Continue

Frogs O' War Theater: Hello, Mr. Anderson

Jarrett Anderson has served as a lightning rod of controversy this season as the blame for TCU's offensive impotence has fallen squarely at the feet of the Frogs' playcaller. The FoW staff pays Jarrett a visit to ensure that wrongs are righted before the Texas game.

Continue

Game Week #8: Texas Longhorns Preview

Texas started with a thud, but has shown signs of becoming the team that people thought they would be before the season began. We break down the offense and the defense to examine the growth and if it will continue against TCU.

Continue

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 9

A relatively quiet week in the Big 12, but the Power Rankings are never the same.

Continue

Frogs O' War Postgame Analysis: OSU 24, TCU 10

The FoW staff checks in with their thoughts on the soul-sucking defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Continue

Fire Jarrett Anderson: OSU 24, TCU 10

Another great defensive performance by the Frogs is wasted by the offense's mind boggling ineptitude.

Continue

TCU Horned Frogs @ OSU Cowboys Gamethread

TCU heads north of the red river for the second time this season to take on the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Continue

Frogs O' War Staff Picks: Week 8

Another game day is just ahead, so the Frogs O' War crew once again steps forward to make predictions for every game.

Continue

Six Shooter: Six Questions with OSU's Cowboys Ride

HawkeyedFrog puts HatcoCowboy from Oklahoma State's Cowboys Ride for Free to the question in advance of Saturday's visit to Stillwater.

Continue

Game Week #7: Oklahoma State Preview

The Cowboys haven't quite lived up to their expectations yet this year, but their goals for the season are still within reach. We break down the offense and defense to see if TCU can crush those goals

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup week 7

The invincible top of the conference looks a lot more vulnerable this week, check how the Big 12 shook out on Saturday.

Continue

Frogs O' War Postgame Analysis: TCU 27, KU 17

The Frogs O' War staff checks in with their opinions on TCU's long awaited first home Big 12 win.

Continue

Kansas Jayhawks @ TCU Horned Frogs Gamethread

Game time in Fort Worth as the Frogs kick off the home portion of the Big 12 schedule against the Kansas Jayhawks.

Continue

Six Shooter: Q&A with Kansas Blog Rock Chalk Talk

Checking in behind enemy lines once again, Frogs O' War gets in touch with SBNation Kansas blog Rock Chalk Talk for an information exchange before this week's contest.

Continue

Game Week #6: Kansas Preview

The Kansas Jayhawks are an improved team from last year, but then again they'd almost have to be. We break down the offense and the defense so you know what to expect from Kansas on Saturday.

Continue

Frogs O' War Postgame Analysis: OU 20, TCU 17

The Frogs O' War Staff lines up to sound off on another frustrating loss, this time to the Oklahoma Sooners on the road in Norman.

Continue

No Time Left For You: Oklahoma 20, TCU 17

A frustrating end to another great defensive performance for the Frogs, as OU is able to get the first downs they need to run the clock out late

Continue

TCU Horned Frogs @ #11 Oklahoma Sooners Gamethread

TCU heads to Norman for the first time as a member of the Big 12 conference, hoping to take down the #11 Oklahoma Sooners and put themselves back in the Big 12 title chase.

Continue

Six Shooter: Q&A with Crimson and Cream Machine

Frogs O' War crosses North of the Red River for an exchange of information with SBNation's Oklahoma Sooner blog, the Crimson and Cream Machine

Continue

Game Week #5: Oklahoma Preview

Ezra has wandered off to face the perils of real world responsibility, leaving us in a world devoid of opponent previews. This unjust world will not stand, so HawkeyedFrog takes on the mantle of previewer.

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 5

The last week of the non-conference schedule saw two dominating performances, but the lone conference game of the day was an absolute shocker.

Continue

Frogs O' War Postgame Analysis: TCU 48, SMU 17

The Frogs O' War staff drops in to analyze the key points of TCU's dominating win over the rival SMU Mustangs.

Continue

TCU (finally) Runs Over SMU 48-17 Reaction thread

TCU's recovers from a halftime deficit to decimate SMU in the second half.

Continue

SMU @ TCU Battle for the Iron Skillet Gamethread

We all know what this is about. Proximity. Hatred. Rivalry. A big hunk of iron and a belief that eating frog legs is not okay. Let's keep it at home.

Continue

Frogs O' War Video Rewind: Texas Tech

Frogs O' War checks the tape of TCU's 20-10 loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders and highlights what went right, what went wrong and what we're likely to see in the future.

Continue

FrogPoll

The FOW bloggers line up ballots after 4 weeks of games. Here's their assessment.

Continue

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 5

Even with a short week of games, it's utter chaos in the power rankings once again. This is going to be a fun season.

Continue

TCU Football Quarterly Report: The First Quarter

The first three games are in the books, how do the different offensive, defensive and coaching groups do through the first quarter of the season?

Continue

FOW Blogpoll, Week 3: The Roos' Revenge

This weeks lessons in polling: beating Manziel: good. Losing to the Akron Zips: bad. Beating Kent State: otherworldly.

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup Week 3

Another full week of Big 12 play, but only one conference game (which we won't be discussing here, because I'm in a good mood and don't plan on ruining it). How is the Big 12 shaping up on the cusp of conference play starting in earnest?

Continue

Tech Tops TCU: Postgame Analysis From FOW

TCU played poorly on offense, the refs seemed to make several bad calls/no calls throughout the game including late, which all lead to a 20-10 loss to Texas Tech in Lubbock.

Continue

What the hell was that? Tech 17-TCU 10 Postgame

No, seriously. What the hell was that?

Continue

TCU Horned Frogs @ Texas Tech Gamethread

The West Texas Championship game is upon us at last. We're all going to be watching, so why not join in the conversation with your fellow fans who are living and dying with every touchdown?

Continue

Frogs O War Theater: The Tech Problem

Despite being a short week, the concentration of hate has been very high on Frogs O' War, as TCU/Tech stirs up strong emotions from both sides. We've had profanity laced titles and bets between husband and wife, but how did all this come about? We go back to the offseason once again, where the FoW staff plots to ensure victory against the Texas Tech Red Raiders

Continue

FOW Blogpoll: All Hail Clemson

Clemson over Alabama? Here's a poll that has escaped the vortex in Tuscaloosa, for at least a week.

Continue

Preview: Texas Tech

TCU is heading into the unfriendly confined of Lubbock to take on a young, unproven, yet dangerous team. Will the Horned Frogs come out of the desert unscathed? We will all find out Thursday night on ESPN.

Continue

Six Shooter: Six Questions with Viva the Matador

It's gameweek with a team that isn't FCS or SMU! That means that they have fans, and that Frogs O' War seeks these fans out to engage in the ancient tradition of questions and answers.

Continue

Postgame Analysis: TCU 38, SE LA 17

The Frogs O' War staff checks in with their analysis of TCU's first win of the season.

Continue

Frogs wake up in second half, thump Lions 38-17

After an absolutely abysmal first half the frogs remember that they're a good team and pound SE Louisiana

Continue

SE Louisiana Lions @ TCU Gamethread

Another week, another game against a team of big cats from Louisiana. Let's hope we have more success this time around.

Continue

Frogs O' War Video Rewind: LSU Tigers

Frogs O' War checks the tape of TCU's 37-27 loss to the LSU tigers and highlights what went right, what went wrong and what we're likely to see in the future.

Continue

Previewing Southeastern Louisiana

SLU is smaller and generally less talented than TCU. But they've got a dynamic quarterback, confidence, and momentum coming into Saturday's match in Fort Worth. The Frogs will do well to remember that Kansas State and Iowa State were bigger and better last week, too.

Continue

Weekend Warzone: Big 12 Roundup for Week 1

Shocking defeats, comfortable wins and 1-1 against the SEC. Check who struggled and who thrived this week in the Big 12 with the conference roundup.

Continue

FoW Postgame Reactions: LSU 37, TCU 27

The Frogs O' War staff checks in with instant analysis of TCU's frustrating loss to the LSU Tigers.

Continue

Tigers run Frogs Defense Ragged: LSU 37, TCU 27

The Frogs defense gets worn down in the second half, and LSU escapes with a win.

Continue

LSU Tigers vs. TCU Horned Frogs Gamethread

The time for football has finally arrived once more, and there's nothing like a top 25 showdown to kick off the season with a bang. Chat about all of the games goings on here with your fellow Frogs!

Continue

Q&A with TCU/Dallas Cowboy Legend Larry Brown

The three time super bowl winning corner and TCU's only Super Bowl MVP shares his wisdom, memories and predictions with Frogs O' War ahead of Saturday's season kickoff against LSU.

Continue

Six Shooter- Six Questions with LSU superblog ATVS

Frogs O' War gets in touch with Billy Gomila of LSU's SBNation blog And the Valley Shook for a little down home Q&A ahead of Saturday's season opener in Jerryworld.

Continue

2013 LSU Football Preview: The Defense

Frogs O' War takes a detailed look at the defense the Horned Frogs will line up against at JerryWorld on Saturday. It's got all the pieces of a smothering SEC defense, but not yet the experience. Will inexperience trump its talent come gameday?

Continue

Frogs O' War 2013 Football Predictions

The Frogs O' War Staff once again puts their predictions for the season on the record for later bragging and mocking.

Continue

Myerberg on TCU, his 29th Best Team in the Nation

FOW is a big fan of Paul Myerberg's writing about college football. Myerberg returns the favor, but isn't buying TCU this season. Read why, and why he's wrong.

Continue

Meet the New Guy: Kyle Hicks

Leading up to the 2013 TCU Football season, we will be profiling the newest Horned Frogs on campus who were all a part of the 2013 recruiting class. Second up is the offensive headliner, RB Kyle Hicks.

Continue

Crystal Ball Gazing: The Iowa State Cyclones

The spring season preview rolls onward with the team that inflicted our most disheartening loss of last year, the Iowa State Cyclones.

Continue

Crystal Ball Gazing: The Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Opponent Preview series moves on to Stillwater for the only team that TCU will play twice in the Big 12 slate without setting foot in Fort Worth

Continue

Crystal Ball Gazing: The Kansas Jayhawks

The Spring Football look ahead travels to Lawrence for a look at the only Big 12 team to face a full strength TCU team last year- the Kansas Jayhawks.

Continue

Spring Football Look Ahead: The Running Backs

The Spring Football preview series wraps up with a position group that gave TCU fans little reasons to be happy last year, but could be the most improved unit on the team this year.

Continue

Spring Football Look Ahead: The Defensive Line

Looking forward to the 2013-2014 TCU football team position by position, continuing with the men up front on defense

Continue

Crystal Ball Gazing: The SMU Mustangs

The Spring football look ahead series rolls on, as we look at our Skillet-less rivals to the East: The SMU Mustangs

Continue

Spring Football Look Ahead: The O-Line

Looking forward to the 2013-2014 TCU football team position by position, continuing with the key to our offensive success this season: The Offensive Line

Continue

Crystal Ball Gazing: The LSU Tigers

Spring football has closed, which means it's time for obscenely early looks ahead toward the 2013 football schedule. First up, the LSU Tigers.

Continue

FOW Final BlogPoll Ballot

Purple Wimple has the final top 25 poll all to himself... I bet you find some room to disagree!

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Frogs O' War

You must be a member of Frogs O' War to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Frogs O' War. You should read them.

Join Frogs O' War

You must be a member of Frogs O' War to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Frogs O' War. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker