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Wednesday Links O' War: September 24, 2014

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Here are your hump day links!

Patterson Holds Weekly Presser | GoFrogs.com

"The first off week was really beneficial. The second week was a little more of a struggle. We had a couple tough practices, but we bounced back. We're finally in a game week and now we'll go eight in a row, so the fun begins. The first one is SMU."

SMU-TCU "Battle for the Iron Skillet" To Be Presented By PlainsCapital Bank | SMUMustangs.com

Further enhancing its community ties, PlainsCapital Bank will serve as presenting sponsor for the 2014 and 2015 "Battle for the Iron Skillet" football games featuring Metroplex rivals SMU and TCU, as announced today by SMU Director of Athletics Rick Hart and TCU Director of Athletics Chris Del Conte. The Mustangs' Gerald J. Ford Stadium will play host to the Horned Frogs this Saturday, Sept. 27, marking their 94th meeting.

Catalon says everyone will get a chance to shine in the backfield | Fort Worth Star Telegram

“Everybody’s going to get their opportunity. Everybody’s going to be able to showcase their skills,” said the junior from Houston who leads the team with 16 carries for 64 yards through two games.

The last good bye: TCU ready to play every week and get on a roll | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Now the Horned Frogs can get on a schedule and stick to it. Their game at SMU on Saturday begins a stretch of eight games in eight weeks — almost to Thanksgiving — hardly the two games in four weeks that started the season.

Gary Patterson: SMU has nothing to lose in rivalry game | Dallas Morning News

”The bottom line is that you have to go play. You always worry about when the other team has nothing to lose. It’s a cross-town game. The biggest thing I have to do is worry about TCU. I can’t worry about SMU. I have to make sure we are ready to play. It’s an early ball game. We have to make sure we’re ready to go. If you’re not ready to play, the biggest thing that can happen to you is injuries. We don’t need to be banged up going into the month of October. We have to get ready to play. I don’t see any reason why we won’t."

Fourth-string walk-on Krstich getting call against TCU | Dallas Morning News

Krstich takes over for Kolney Cassel, who made his first start last week against Texas A&M. Cassel overtook transfer Matt Davis (shoulder), who had stepped in after Neal Burcham suffered a season-ending elbow injury in Week 2.

TCU taking advantage of bye weeks ahead of Iron Skillet Bout | WFAA

In a season where it seems *NSYNC played a major role in coordinating the early-goings of the TCU football schedule (Bye, Bye, Bye), the Horned Frogs are presented with a stretch of games in eight consecutive weeks.

TCU Commit Receives Fourth Star | 247sports

TCU commit Darrion Flowers made a jump up to No. 43 in the state with a four-star rating.


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