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Tuesday Links O' War: December 9, 2014

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Big 12 boss would have picked TCU over Baylor | Fort Worth Star Telegram

In efforts to help the Big 12 rebound from having both of its co-champions snubbed for berths in the inaugural College Football Playoff, Commissioner Bob Bowlsby took an unusual step Monday.

Hansen Unplugged: Business as usual | WFAA

I still like the four-team playoff. I don't like playoffs that let everybody play, and I don't think for a moment that — for lack of a better phrase — "One True Champion" is always determined on the field of play.

TCU's Patterson Receives Coaching Accolades |

TCU head football coach Gary Patterson has been named the 2014 AFCA Regional Coach of the Year as well as one of eight finalists for the Eddie Robinson Award, recognizing the nations top coach.

TCU Duo Named AP Big 12 Players of the Year |

The Associated Press has named TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin the unanimous selection for Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year, while Horned Frogs' linebacker Paul Dawson is the Defensive Player of the Year.

TCU picks up commitment from ex-Baylor pledge KeShawn Somerville | Dallas Morning News

On Monday afternoon, 2016 four-star cornerback KeShawn Somerville committed to TCU just a little over a month after backing out of his pledge to Baylor.

Evans talks TCU offer |

With signing day just under two months away, most programs are already near capacity for their respective classes. In TCU’s case, just over a handful of spots remain for their already impressive 2015 class.

4 reasons BYU is a good fit for Big 12 |

With the four NCAA football playoff teams announced today, there was a noticeable lack of a Big 12 team. Being kept out of the playoffs has immediately set off talks about expansion for the conference. Here are four reasons BYU is a good option for the Big 12.

In Vegas, Ohio State isn't a team worthy of top 4 | Fort Worth Star Telegram

What if the people who make their living rating teams every day were in charge of seeding the college football playoffs? What if the inaugural playoff season wasn't decided by a group of people with different agendas that might factor into their judgment?

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TCU backup point guard out with concussion | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Freshman guard Chauncey Collins suffered a concussion in last week’s game at Ole Miss, so the Horned Frogs will watch him closely for a while. He has 11 assists to six turnovers in eight games, averaging 3.8 points and 1.4 rebounds in backing up point guard Kyan Anderson.

TCU Takes on Furman Tuesday Night |

The TCU men's basketball program looks to improve to 9-0 Tuesday when it takes on Furman. Start time is set for 7:00 p.m. CT inside Wilkerson-Greines.