The game now known as the GoDaddy Bowl started as the Mobile Alabama Bowl on Dec. 22, 1999. On his way to NFL stardom, LaDainian Tomlinson ran for 124 yards and two touchdowns to lead TCU to a 28-14 victory over No. 20 East Carolina at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in the inaugural game.
The idea seems to make sense and it’s something that UT Arlington coach Scott Cross has been advocating for the past few years. Why not have all four Metroplex teams play against each other in a round-robin format every year?
Through the majority of TCU’s nonconference schedule, sophomore guard Zahna Medley has quietly produced enough offense to lead the team in scoring with 16 points per game.
Despite missing top scorer Amric Fields for much of the season, along with a slew of other experienced scorers because of injury, TCU is averaging nearly 70 points a game, 15 points more than a year ago.
TCU will battle Tulsa Saturday morning at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum. The Horned Frogs' contest against the Golden Hurricane will tip at 11:00 a.m. CT and be shown live on FOX Sports Southwest + with Brian Estridge (Play-By-Play) and John Denton (Color) calling the action live.
It will be the second Big 12 foe within a week for the Golden Hurricane (4-7) and its second meeting against the Horned Frogs (7-3) in less than a month.
TCU returns 14 letterwinners from a year ago. Additionally, seven of the everyday field starters return as do six pitchers. This past fall, TCU welcomed 18 new faces to the squad. The group was tabbed as the 17th best recruiting class in the nation by Baseball America.