TCU head football coach Gary Patterson held his weekly news conference Tuesday in the Four Sevens Team Room.
The loss column is no longer empty for TCU, but the Horned Frogs are still alive in the Big 12 title picture, as well as the College Football Playoff.
After surveying the lava damage to his defense left behind by Baylor on Saturday, TCU coach Gary Patterson wondered aloud Tuesday about the new normal.
TCU is at home Saturday against No. 15 Oklahoma State. For the third consecutive week, the Frogs will play a Big 12 team ranked in the top 15.
Big 12 football entered the 2014 season billed as a two-team show. Oklahoma and Baylor. The only other Big 12 squad ranked in the AP top 25 was Kansas State, at No. 20.
TCU coach Gary Patterson believes a good defensive effort involves allowing the opponent little to no scoring while keeping yards gained to an extreme minimum.
TCU coach Gary Patterson has always emphasized scoring one more point than the other team and doing whatever it takes to win.
TCU, which under Gary Patterson has built one of the top defensive programs in the country, is ranked 57th nationally in total defense. But that number is skewed because of the 782 yards the Frogs allowed in Saturday's wild 61-58 loss to now fourth-ranked Baylor. TCU had a top 20 defense before that shootout.
There will be an extra burden on TCU defensive assistant coaches DeMontie Cross and Chad Glasgow in Saturday’s game against Oklahoma State.
A self-described Kansas Royals fan without enough money to pay for playoff tickets used Twitter to ask left-hander Brandon Finnegan if he had any leftovers for the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium.