TCU opens their 2019 campaign Saturday night when the Golden Lions of Arkansas-Pine Bluff travel to Fort Worth to take on the Horned Frogs. Here is how you can follow the Frogs from afar.
Watch & Listen:
Kickoff: 7 p.m. Saturday
Where: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth
TV: FSN (Mark Followill, Brian Baldinger, Lesley McCaslin)
Radio: WBAP 820 AM, KTCU 88.7 FM, Sirius 99, XM 210 (Brian Estridge, John Denton, Landry Burdine)
Spanish Radio: KFZO 99.1 FM (Miguel Cruz, Elvis Gallegos)
Things to Know at the Stadium:
Gates: Open two hours prior to kick-off with concession stands offering “happy hour” prices including $5 beers and discounted food options across the stadium.
Beer Me: For the first time, fans can buy beer throughout Amon G. Carter Stadium. Options include local favorites like Blood & Honey, Rahr Dadgum IPA, and Shiner, as well as Coors Light, Bud Light, and Henry’s Hard Sparkling Water.
Frog Alley: Frog Alley is open three hours before kickoff (4 p.m.) with the team arriving for the “Frog Walk” 2.5 hours before (4:30 p.m.). The marching band will perform one hour before kickoff (6 p.m.). Frog Alley has moved to in front of Schollmaier Arena due to construction in front of the stadium.
Facts and Figures:
- TCU opens its 2019 campaign Aug. 31 with a 7 p.m. home game versus Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
- The Horned Frogs have the Big 12’s longest active winning streak at three games, a run that is tied for 10th nationally.
- Beginning his 19th season, TCU’s Gary Patterson is the nation’s second-longest tenured head coach. He trails only Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz (21st year).
- Patterson’s 167 victories at TCU rank first nationally for most wins by a head coach at his current school.
- TCU is 45-8 in home night games under Patterson.
- The Horned Frogs are 86-21 in 18 seasons under Patterson at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
- TCU is 12-1, with a 12-game winning streak, versus FCS opponents under Patterson.
- This will be the third-straight year the trio of Mark Followill, Brian Baldinger and Lesley McCaslin have been on the FSN call for TCU’s season opener. For Followill and McCaslin, it’s their fourth consecutive season-opening TCU contest.