The series history between the schools can't get any closer. There have been 109 meetings with the teams deadlocked at 51-51-7.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin and linebacker Paul Dawson have been named the Big 12 Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for their performances in Saturday's 37-33 win over Oklahoma.
Texas may have provided a blueprint against the Baylor offense for everyone last weekend, but not necessarily TCU.
I'm not going to sugarcoat it: when Baylor and TCU play, it represents a meeting of two fanbases with a lot of history, acrimony, and, if we're being honest, similarity between them.
TCU has done a good job of slowing the Baylor offense the past two seasons, and Texas offered a refresher course.
TCU coach Gary Patterson said he doesn’t have a problem with Baylor counterpart Art Briles despite postgame comments after a 41-38 loss last season.
"Really even before, every time we play it seems like we don’t like each other, I guess that’s the making of a rivalry. We circle them on the schedule when it comes out."
TCU is already reaping the benefits of winning a big one against Oklahoma this past weekend.
The state of Petty’s noggin became a point of discussion after a laborious 28-7 win Saturday against Texas. Petty said after the win that his head was “still spinning” after a game full of different looks by Texas’ creative defense.
Something thought never to be uttered in any lifetime: TCU at Baylor is the best the game of the year inside our borders, certainly more relevant than Texas-OU at the Cotton Bowl a few hours before.