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Wednesday Links O' War: December 10, 2014

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TCU football icon says Horned Frogs must win more games | Big Mac Blog

The following does not happen often - think every other Olympics ... in Greece - but one of the best players in the history of TCU took the time to comment on the College Football Playoff selection committee's decision to drop the Horned Frogs out of the Final Four.

Big 12 needs a 13th game, but be careful | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Though much lip service was paid over the weekend to conference championship games, astute followers — and bettors — of college football see the annual trophy clashes for what they are: Network TV programming, with a possible trap door for one unlucky team at the other end.

Gary Danielson: 'Not fair to TCU Football Players' | CBS Sports

This past weekend was an exciting one for college football, but it was exciting because of the final rankings – not because of the games, most of which weren’t even close.

Big 12 researching possible candidates for expansion even before playoff snub | Sporting News

Don’t expect the Big 12 Conference to panic simply because its co-champions, TCU and Baylor, were excluded from the four-team field of the College Football Playoff despite each matching the one-loss seasons of three teams included.

Big 12 reportedly met with Cincinnati before playoff was finalized | Yahoo! Sports

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday that his conference wasn't going to expand to simply get to 12 teams and have a conference title game. But the conference is apparently keeping its expansion possibilities open.

Bill Hancock: 'Eight teams would create many more issues' | CBS Sports

“It went really well,” College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said on The Doug Gottlieb Show. “We had a disciplined process, and the committee did a terrific job. (They) did their homework, came prepared every week, had spirited conversations – it went really, really well.”

A preliminary look at the Peach Bowl | TCU 360

After capping an incredible regular season with an emphatic win over Iowa State to capture a share of the Big 12 title, TCU has clinched a spot in the 2014 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl.


TCU Pushes Past Furman, 80-69 |

Kyan Anderson scored 21 points to lead TCU to an 80-69 victory over Furman Tuesday night at Wilkerson-Greines.

TCU men not impressed with win over Furman | Fort Worth Star Telegram

What TCU coach Trent Johnson saw in the locker room after an 80-69 victory over Furman might have impressed him more than anything he saw during the game.