West Virginia is the only program this season to have defeated Baylor, which is preparing to face Michigan State in the Cotton Bowl. The Mountaineers beat the Bears 41-27 on Oct. 18 in Morgantown. WVU also almost upset TCU, leading by nine in the fourth quarter before falling 31-30.
At least Patterson has Sam Carter there for one more game — the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Wednesday against Ole Miss.
Long before taking TCU to the cusp of the inaugural College Football Playoff this season, Patterson forged a coaching career working his way up through a series of small schools.
TCU approaches each game with an underdog mentality, but Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze sees a chance for a skin on the wall if his team can win Wednesday’s Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.
When last we saw a Big 12 team play football, the conference had hopes of landing two teams in the College Football Playoff. Instead, the Big 12 was shut out. And the league is going through the seven (or is it 70?) stages of grief.
Two national powers collide in the 47th annual Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome, as the ninth-ranked Ole Miss Rebels butt heads with the sixth-ranked TCU Horned Frogs on Wednesday, Dec. 31.