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Friday Links O' War: July 24, 2015

Fall camp is just around the corner, and the Frogs are on to Minnesota.


Kill, Gophers football prepare for TCU's big challenge - Star Tribune

“I think we were much better prepared when we played Ohio State, and we handled their speed better, so our kids are excited about playing [TCU],” Kill said. “It’s the first game of the year and we’ll both be a little bit rusty. Anytime you play the first game of the year, preparation will change a little bit. In fall camp, we’re going to have to make some decisions early with players and personnel and start preparing for TCU. … But they’re one that I know our kids are excited about playing.”

How TCU's offense has evolved in to a college football powerhouse - Bleacher Report

"We've got a lot of practices before we get to Minnesota, which it's going to be a very tough ballgame," Patterson said. "It's like Custer. The only difference between Custer and us is we know what's on the other side of the hill."

Following the Boykin model -

"William is invaluable and the thing about him is that he is a quarterback that will get out there to play some receiver," said Galloway. "Look at (Trevone) Boykin, he did it well and did it well against us, so Coach Holgorsen will take that same approach of a quarterback first that can play receiver too."

Frogs and Bears downplay rivalry at Big 12 Media Days - TCU 360

Even in the offseason, fans of both schools feud on Twitter, as if Baylor’s 61-58 comeback victory over the Frogs happened yesterday.

But the Horned Frogs and the Bears aren’t having any part in the mudslinging between their supporters. Actually, they said they don’t even see it as a rivalry.

TCU boasts Heisman canidate but will need defense to shine -

“You can talk about [Alabama’s] Nick Saban and people like that who are defensive coaches. But I think Patterson is as good as any coach in college football right now,” Brandt said. “What he’s done there is off the charts."

Former Frogs:

Former TCU DE cleared to play at Louisville -

Fields told ESPN he would enroll on Aug. 4. at Louisville, which faces Auburn in the Sept. 5 Chick-fil-A Kickoff in Atlanta. The Cardinals open fall camp on Aug. 6.

Around Campus:

“It is especially meaningful as this recognition comes directly from our faculty and staff,” Boschini said in the email. “TCU strives for excellence in all it does, and it is rewarding to be acknowledged for those efforts.”