TCU head football coach Gary Patterson held his weekly news conference on Tuesday in the Four Sevens Team Room.
Election Day took its toll on a handful of candidates Tuesday, including one anticipated deletion from last week’s projected pool of participants in the inaugural College Football Playoff.
The No. 6 TCU Horned Frogs are back in Texas after leaving the state for the first time and surviving a scare in West Virginia.
“It’s always a statement game when you go out there,” cornerback Kevin White said. “It’s still the Big 12.”
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin, whose Heisman Trophy shine dimmed last week, is going to have reduced access to the media so he can get ready for the game against Kansas State.
For now, Oregon moved into the all-important fourth spot in the rankings. The Ducks replaced Ole Miss, which lost to No. 3 Auburn. Committee chairman Jeff Long, Arkansas’ athletic director, cited Oregon’s quality wins over Michigan State and UCLA.
K-State’s mistake-free brand of football will be put to the test on Saturday at TCU, which leads the nation in turnover margin. The Horned Frogs have forced 15 interceptions and recovered 11 fumbles. If anyone can make the Wildcats mess up, this is the opponent.
There is a fun, no-win debate circulating in sports bars around these here parts about this TCU team and that TCU team.