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Game Day Links O' War: October 25, 2014

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Today is the day, folks. Tech is in town, and the Frogs are ready to roll.

Football

TCU defense rewarding Patterson's faith after Waco | Fort Worth Star Telegram

After 30-plus years of coaching, Gary Patterson knows how to handle it when his defense gets kicked in the pants.

TCU, WVU coordinators have clicked | ESPN

In mid-July, TCU coach Gary Patterson sat in an ESPN conference room discussing the College Football Playoff and how hard it will be for selection committee members to hide their biases. He listed several comparable examples.

Despite humming along at No. 10 in the country, TCU still has its fears | Dallas Morning News

It is the fear of the week for Frogs coach Gary Patterson. TCU is among the top 10 for the second time in three weeks, and Patterson worries about what that will do to his team’s psyche.

TCU-Texas Tech tickets a hot commodity for recruits | Fort Worth Star Telegram

CU coach Gary Patterson said the school started a waiting list Monday because of the demand from recruits and coaches to attend the 2:30 p.m. game.

TCU, Tech feature two top-10 passing offenses | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

TCU’s pass defense isn’t as strong as usual, ranking 67th in the FBS. But then again, Texas Tech hasn’t been itself, either.

TCU offense catching up to defense | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Dating back to last season, TCU’s last 13 opponents have combined to complete less than 50 percent of their passes while throwing 21 interceptions compared to 16 touchdowns.

Former Frogs

Finnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3 | Associated Press

Only four months after he pitched in the College World Series, the 21-year-old reliever trotted into a troubling seventh inning, got two key outs and helped the Kansas City Royals hold off San Francisco 3-2 Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series.

TCU Showing Pride For Former Ebola Patient Nina Pham | CBS 11

During a Friday press conference to announce the release of North Texas nurse Nina Pham from the hospital, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci, took time to send a special shout out.

Frogs O' War on Twitter

Marshall was killing it last night, so I wanted to give him a shoutout for some of the greatest tweets I've seen in a long time.