The guy waited five years for his chance, and in the end, he didn't disappoint.
Kohlhausen was named the game's offensive MVP for his efforts, and for most, that would seem like a great jumping-off point for next season. But in Kohlhausen's case, there will be no next season, no more Saturday gamedays to look forward to. His first career start was also his final college game, and most likely his final game, period.
Shade successfully thrown, Mac.
This is how bad the state of University of Texas quarterback remains: TCU’s walk-on backups are better than the Longhorns’ scholarship starters.
You're welcome, house.
Across town, approximately 80 percent of the money wagered on the game was on Oregon. A bettor at sportsbook operator CG Technology put $15,000 on the Ducks to win straight-up. William Hill took $10,000 and $8,000 moneyline bets on Oregon. Overall, 87 percent of the money wagered on Alamo Bowl money line was on the Ducks at William Hill; but that wasn't the books' biggest concern.
TCU baseball left its mark on the Alamo Bowl. A notable TCU alum also got in on the action.
48 days until TCU Baseball's season begins. #BrightSide— Great Davey's Ghost (@Ace_Gagnon) January 3, 2016
The Big 12 had the lowest bowl winning percentage of any Power Five conference for the second straight season. It’s a little better than last season’s 2-5 record, but marked the fourth consecutive season the conference has finished at .500 or below in its bowl record.
The Frogs have a good foundation for the future.
With TCU's 11-2 season in the books following a 47-41 triple overtime victory over Oregon in the Valero Alamo Bowl, it's time to look at the Horned Frogs going into 2016.
Here are five questions for TCU entering the offseason:
Could a new face come in and be top-dog at a stacked position?
4. Taj Williams steps in and becomes the team's No. 1 wide receiver. Familiarize yourself with that name. The 6-foot-3, 180-pounder out of Iowa Western Community College is one of the gems of the Horned Frogs' 2016 recruiting class and fills a major area of need. Rated as the No. 1 JUCO wide receiver in the 2016 class according to 247Sports, Williams should contribute immediately. Like Hill-Boykin, Williams probably won't erase Josh Doctson from the minds of TCU fans right away, but he projects as an immediate contributor on a team that loses its top outside threats (Doctson, Kolby Listenbee) to graduation.
It was a fantastic performance by the Frogs, it just came up short.
The Horned Frogs took care of the ball, attacked the basket, made 35 of 40 free throws and pushed No. 17 West Virginia before unraveling late in a 95-87 loss in a Big 12 game against the best team they’ve played this season.
Three interesting takeaways from the game.
3. Chauncey Collins should continue to come off the bench. The 6-foot sophomore guard has made six starts for the Horned Frogs this season, but Monday was a prime example of his effectiveness off the bench. Collins entered the game averaging 9.3 points before reeling off 11 first half. He finished with 20 points on 6-of-13 shooting (four 3-balls; 4 for 4 at the line) as TCU's primary scoring threat. At least on Monday, Collins looked like the Horned Frogs' most dangerous and natural scorer, slashing through the Mountaineers a number of ways -- off the dribble, in transition and from long distance.
There were fouls galore in this one.
In a game that featured a combined 79 free throws, TCU led by one with 5:56 remaining in the contest, but a late run allowed WVU to escape despite five ties and six lead changes. With the loss, the Horned Frogs moved to 8-6 overall and 0-2 in league play, while West Virginia improved to 13-1 and 2-0 in the Big 12.