The chart lists the starter as Trevone Boykin OR Matt Joeckel, giving the Frogs a chance to work both quarterbacks in the opener and perhaps beyond as the coaching staff tries to find the right fit in the new pass-heavy offense.
And once inside, TCU boasts that the rowdy crowd will find stronger Wi-Fi, better score updates, livelier entertainment and a bigger concessions menu stocked with Fort Worth flavors like Fred’s burgers and Buffalo Bros pizza.
In his first full season as TCU's coach, the Horned Frogs went 6-6 in their first season in Conference USA and followed that up with 10 wins and 11 wins the next two years. TCU then moved to the Mountain West Conference in 2005, winning the league title the first season and compiling a 30-8 record in its first three seasons.
*TCU opens its 2014 campaign with a 6 p.m. home contest versus Samford.
*The Horned Frogs and Bulldogs have never met on the gridiron.
*Samford is coached by Pat Sullivan, who was TCU's head coach from 1992-97 and led the Horned Frogs to the 1994 Southwest Conference championship. Those 1994 Horned Frogs, who faced Virginia in the Independence Bowl, will be honored at halftime to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its SWC title.
*TCU is playing its third season in Amon G. Carter Stadium after its $164 million rebuild.
*TCU is 61-14 under Patterson at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*TCU is facing an opponent from the state of Alabama for the first time since 2004, when it dropped a 41-25 decision at UAB in a Conference USA game.