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Links O' War: September 5, 2013

Once again HawkeyedFrog gathers the TCU and general college news of the day.

Catching links is what we do.
Catching links is what we do.
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TCU news

Notes On A Scorecard - TCU Horned Frogs Official Athletic Site
TCU director of intercollegiate athletics Chris Del Conte discusses the hot topics around the Horned Frogs

Patterson on Southeastern: "These guys do it all" | TCU 360
In true coach fashion, Patterson makes any team sound threatening.  Still, after a fifth of the Big 12's members lost to FCS schools last week, can't be too careful.

TCU's vaunted secondary was subpar against LSU, Patterson says
Partly true, according to the film, but the bigger issue was the lack of pressure.  Any secondary is vulnerable if they have to maintain coverage for too long.

TCU and SMU will play in college basketball tipoff triple header in AAC in Dallas
Some nice national exposure for the Frogs, though our recruiting rivals Baylor and SMU will also be in the event.

TCU drops to 24 in AP and USA today poll
Pretty respectful of both TCU and the team that we played on Saturday.  Now let's get some wins.

College Sports news

Big 12 Football | The New Style: Balance - Crimson And Cream Machine
Oklahoma blog Crimson and Cream Machine are impressed by the defenses in the Big 12 so far this season.  Could this be a change from the high-flying reputation?

A Victory in Irony: Why The Big 12 Coaches Got It Wrong - Our Daily Bears
Our Daily Bears think that Iowa State and Kansas States losses show that the Big 12 may not be the deepest conference in college football this year- and that may be a good thing.

West Virginia Football Coaching Approval Meter: Post-W&M Edition - The Smoking Musket
A 20% drop in approval for Dana Holgorsen after this weekend's escape against the Tribe.

Mack Brown: Source said "no chance" with Jameis Winston - Burnt Orange Nation
You've probably heard that Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston wanted to go to Texas.  Mack Brown put out a statement on why he didn't pursue the new star.

Was UNI The Worst Loss Of The Paul Rhoads Era? - Wide Right & Natty Lite
The folks over at Wide Right and Natty Light ponder whether this is the worst loss for Paul Rhoads by considering all of the painful losses before.

Welcome to Frogs O' War, but Fungo isn't here to talk to you about Baseball
Today's unlikely link to Frogs O' War of the day?  The SBNation blog for the New York Yankees.

Yankees likely need another September to remember to make the Wild Card - Pinstriped Bible
The Yankees have recovered from the lows of early August to vault back into the playoff race, but they are going to need an incredible September to become a playoff team.

Maybe if they don't make the playoffs they're intending to become TCU fans?