There are a number of intriguing matchups to watch during TCU’s Big 12 opener at Houston Saturday night. The obvious one is the battle of the quarterbacks between Chandler Morris and Donovan Smith, but there are more including a number of fascinating matchups in the secondary and one up front. Here are three that could decide the outcome of the Horned Frogs’ battle with the Cougars:
History is in the making. UH’s Big 12 opening game against TCU will take place on home soil at 7 p.m. on Saturday.
While still grieving the loss of the Bayou Bucket, the Cougars are preparing for their first conference game in the Big 12 and their first matchup against TCU since 2007.
Despite the early season losses, both teams will be looking to start their conference season on the right foot, spring boarding them into the rest of Big 12 play. However, unfortunately for Cougar fans, the Horned Frogs will come out on top in this game.
The Houston Cougars will make their Big 12 football debut when they host longtime rival TCU at TDECU Stadium on Saturday at 8:00 PM ET.
It's a crucial, must win game for both sides as the Coogs look to prove their worth in the Big 12 after coming over from the American Athletic Conference, while also rebounding from a tough 2OT loss to crosstown rival Rice last week.
Voice of the Bears John Morris breaks down this weekend's Big 12 outlook.
These teams are in the same conference for the third time after playing in the Southwest Conference together from 1976-1995 and Conference USA from 2001-04. … TCU coach Sonny Dykes and Houston coach Dana Holgorsen worked as assistants at Texas Tech under Mike Leach from 2000-06. … This is the first meeting between the teams since Andy Dalton led TCU to a 20-13 win over Case Keenum and the Cougars in the 2007 Texas Bowl. … TCU has won the last eight meetings in the series. Houston’s last win over the Horned Frogs was a 49-46 victory in 1992. … TCU has won six straight true road games.
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