Personally, I voted TCU over Baylor primarily for two reasons: quarterback and schedule. TCU has a proven QB in Trevone Boykin; Seth Russell is a relative unknown. And Baylor has to go to Fort Worth. Whenever teams are close, I always go back to quarterback and schedule. As a result, TCU got the edge, at least on my ballot.
Baltimore entered TCU as the No. 7 safety in Texas and the No. 51 overall player according to Scout.com. He was listed as TCU’s third-string strong safety on the Frogs’ post-spring practice depth chart.
There is no game on paper in the Big 12 and very few nationally that have the type of anticipation as Baylor's trip to TCU has on Nov. 27. In fact, Mike Huguenin of NFL.com named Baylor-TCU the top game for 2015.
The Horned Frogs are loaded on offense and should have a solid season, but their current status as the clear favorites in the Big 12 is overstated. It’s a mix of the inevitable bowl bump that Oklahoma got before last season and simply not realizing how lucky TCU was in 2014.
TCU has gone from Big 12 newcomer to preseason favorite after only three seasons, eight-time champion Oklahoma has an unprecedented title drought for coach Bob Stoops and West Virginia finally feels experienced in the conference.
The TCU freshman rode her smoking-hot putter for yet another round at Ridgewood Country Club, defeating Maddy Rayner, 3&2, and grabbing the Women’s Texas Golf Association State Amateur Championship crown.