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Sunday Links O' War: November 2, 2014

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The Frogs have won seven of their first eight games for the first time since 2010, and it feels so good.

TCU battles past West Virginia | ESPN

TCU followed an 82-point outburst at Texas Tech with its worst offensive output of the season at West Virginia. It still added up to another victory.

In TCU's win, Kevin White helped keep Kevin White in check | Washington Post

Kevin White plays for West Virginia. Kevin White plays for TCU. Kevin White is having one of the best seasons so far of any wide receiver, with 72 catches for 1,047 yards and eight touchdowns. As his team’s top cornerback, it was Kevin White’s job Saturday to stop him.

West Virginia fan uses "gay dads" sign to insult TCU | Out Sports

We've seen more and more of it in recent months - people using out LGBT people in sports like Michael Sam to generate "creative" ways of insulting people. They've ditched "that's so gay" for "that's so #MichaelSam."

How TCU went old school to survive and advance against West Virginia | Dallas Morning News

They traded the stylish stats for smashmouth survival, beating No. 20 West Virginia, 31-30, on Jaden Oberkrom’s 37-yard field goal as time expired.

TCU stays in playoff hunt with field goal as clock runs out | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Of course, Jaden Oberkrom knew how much was riding on his kick Saturday night for the TCU Horned Frogs.

Boykin apologizes, and Frogs' dream lives on | Fort Worth Star Telegram

“Trevone stood up in the locker room,” coach Gary Patterson recalled, “and he said, ‘Hey, my bad. I’ve got to play better.’ ”

Doctson misses no time with ankle, sparks rally | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Wide receiver Josh Doctson recovered from an ankle injury in time to play against West Virginia. And after a rough start, he caught a pass that helped spark the TCU comeback.

TCU looks like championship material in last-second win | Sporting News

This is what championship teams look like. Even when you’re surrounded by ugly, beauty finds a way in the end.

Holgorson: run game lagged, Trickett 'got spooked' | West Virginia MetroNews

Unable to stomach five turnovers, Dana Holgorsen probably thought his offense couldn’t play any worse. Then it netted minus-2 yards in the fourth quarter.

Mistake-wary West Virginia lost its aggression, played scared in clutch | West Virginia MetroNews

This was a scared-looking offense in the fourth quarter, when all three drives quickly fizzled to three-and-outs. How many times did West Virginia attempt to throw the ball in that span? Twice. How many TCU defenders were in the box on those other seven run plays? Typically six or seven. How much yardage did West Virginia compile on those dreadful three possessions? Negative-2.

Holgorson must take some blame for WVU loss | Charleston Gazette

And now WVU is on the outside looking in regarding the Big 12 race. The homestanding Mountaineers, with Gameday, Brad Paisley, a crowd of 61,190 and the nation looking on, were in a seriously prime position.

Ex-TCU receiver Jeremy Kerley makes good in New York | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Jeremy Kerley isn’t going anywhere. The receiver, who was scheduled to become a free agent in the off-season, signed a four-year, $16 million extension with the New York Jets.