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TCU Horned Frogs @ Baylor Bears Gamethread

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TCU vs Baylor. That's generally all we need to get pumped up, but this time it's a matchup of top ten teams for the first time in the long history of the rivalry. We want this one bad.

Good luck Deuce.
Good luck Deuce.
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Baylor Delenda Est has been the motto of the week here on Frogs O' War (even more so than usual), so it seems fitting that we explain exactly why we've adapted an old Roman saying to relate to our foes down in Waco. Rome, the empire to the North, had been victorious over Carthage in the first two Punic wars, but the threat was still present- and Carthage had always won enough battles in the war for them to be considered the greatest threat to Rome. Much like for us- Texas and Oklahoma will always do their things, but for TCU to thrive at the highest possible level, the threat to the south must be sorted out. Carthago Delenda Est came from one Roman senator who steadfastly asserted at the end of every discussion that the real pressing concern needed to be the threat to the South. There's been a lot of talk in the national media about the path to the Big 12 championship or even to the playoff for the Frogs if they take care of business against the Bears. All worthy pursuits, of course, but for TCU and Rome alike, before peace can reign or other matters can be discussed, there is one area to the South that needs to be dealt with first. Cetereum censeo Baylor esse delendam- Furthermore, I consider that Baylor must be destroyed. That will be our hope for today, and all days to come. There are a lot of good things ahead for the Frogs if they manage to pull off the victory today- but first things must come first.

Go Frogs.