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Time to turn the page from WVU to Texas Tech

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TCU at Baylor gets 2:30 p.m. kickoff in rematch of 2014 epic | The Star-Telegram

The Frogs return to Waco will take place in the afternoon this go-round. Will TCU have another night game this season?

The Big 12 announced a 2:30 p.m. start for TCU’s game at Baylor on Nov. 5. The game will be televised on Fox.

For TCU, it’s a third consecutive 2:30 p.m. kickoff.

Gary Patterson blames himself for TCU defense’s lack of confidence | The Star-Telegram

GP is taking a different tactic in the second-half of the season, going much easier on his team than he normally would. But he is also showing the leadership that makes him so great, taking accountability upon himself instead of just blaming his players. And, they are improving, slowly but surely.

“Sometimes you can’t blame your kids. You’ve got to take ownership of what you do,” he said. “And I think that’s the biggest thing is, we’ve kind of looked at ourselves and knowing what we’ve had to be good at. And our kids, because of their tradition, are starting to fight back a little bit.”

TCU football player chokes on chinstrap during game against West Virginia | Chron

It was a very scary scene on Saturday, as TCU DT Aaron Curry’s chin strap got knocked down and began choking him. Thankfully, several people were quickly able to free him, and Patterson said Monday that he’s “doing great”. We are all very thankful for that.

The unfortunate incident lasted roughly half a minute, with officials, TCU teammates and a West Virginia player struggling to help Curry remove the helmet.

Texas Tech vs. TCU Prediction, Game Preview | Campus Insiders

This is probably going to be a wild one in Funky Town.

TCU will play with a chip on its shoulder this Saturday, eager to get beyond last week’s awful showing in Morgantown. Yeah, the Frogs will continue giving up yards and points, especially with Mahomes pitching the ball around Amon G. Carter. But they’ll also get back on the rails offensively versus one of the FBS’ worst defenses. Hill will deliver with more consistency than he has in the past two games, and Hicks will earn game MVP honors with his third consecutive 100-yard effort on the ground.