When Gary Patterson took over as coach of Texas Christian University’s football team in 2000, he didn’t set out to make the school a fixture in the rankings. He sure wasn’t thinking about national championships.
TCU's road to 7-1 began during the second half of last season, coach Gary Patterson said, when the Horned Frogs closed an eight-loss season with three single-digit defeats in their final four games.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin finished the last game by encouraging the kicker before the game-winning field goal and apologizing to teammates in the locker room for his subpar performance.
Catalon took a hard hit to the upper torso on the last play before the winning field goal at West Virginia. He struggled to get to his feet and reach the sideline in time to prevent a 10-second runoff.
TCU junior tailback T.J. Catalon, the Horned Frogs' leading rusher, hasn't practiced this week in advance of Saturday's Big 12 showdown with Kansas State.
Trevone Boykin never wanted to be anything but a quarterback.
Patterson, 54, and Snyder, 75, coach much the same way — with an eye toward defense, being careful with the ball and staying physical.
Despite all he has done this year, Trevone Boykin is still going to be judged on the result of Saturday’s Top 10 matchup against Kansas State, coach Gary Patterson said.
But Gibbons won’t let that get in the way of what is arguably TCU’s biggest home football game in decades — and his daughter is perfectly fine with it.
With just a few weeks left in the college football season, TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is a leading candidate for both the most improved player in the country and the Heisman Trophy.
For the record, that’s not just Purple and White you’re cheering for. In printers-ink terms, both schools’ official color is Pantone Matching System 268, “Royal Purple.”
TCU's Jaden Oberkrom has been announced as a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award, presented to the nation's top place-kicker.
Anderson, who posted his second career 30-point game, was clutch down the stretch, scoring seven-straight after the Texans had pulled within two. In the end, the Fort Worth native went 8-of-11 from the field, including 13-for-13 from the charity stripe to lead all scorers.
Kyan Anderson scored 31 points and added five assists as the TCU men beat visiting Tarleton State 69-61 in an exhibition basketball game Thursday night at Wilkerson-Greines Activity Center.
To play man-to-man defense at the college level after years of relying on a zone, however, requires some defensive reprogramming. That is the task at hand for new TCU women’s basketball coach Raegan Pebley.