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Game Week #5: #13 TCU vs. Iowa State

TCU welcomes the Iowa State Cyclones into Fort Worth for their first ever Big 12 home conference game. The game is set for a 2:30pm CST kickoff with the Horned Frogs as a two touchdown favorite.

No. 13 TCU (4-0, 1-0) vs. Iowa State (3-1, 0-1)

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Amon G. Carter Stadium

Saturday, October 6th (2:30 p.m. CDT)

Television: FOX Sports Net-- Mike Morgan (PBP), J.C. Pearson (color), Laura McKeeman (sideline)

Radio: WBAP 820 AM and 96.7 FM, KTCU 88.7 FM, Sirius 117, XM 202

Brian Estridge (PBP), John Denton (color) Jeff Williams (sideline)

Spanish: AM 1270 Univision Radio-- Miguel Cruz (PBP), Elvis Gallegos (color)

Weather Outlook: Sunny, High of 63, Winds out of the North at 10-15 MPH


TCU Website

Iowa State Website

TCU Notes

Iowa State Game Notes

Previous TCU Game: @ SMU (W, 24-16)

Previous Iowa State Game: Texas Tech (L, 13-24)

Rankings: TCU: #13 (Coaches), #15 (AP) /// Iowa State: NR

Vegas Line: -11, TCU

*No. 13 TCU plays its first Big 12 home game when it welcomes Iowa State to Amon G. Carter Stadium. The Frogs have completed their non-conference schedule and only have Big 12 games remaining.
*The Horned Frogs have the nation's longest current winning streak at 12 in a row. It's TCU's third winning streak of at least 12 games in the last four seasons.
*TCU has also won a nation's-best 25 consecutive conference games.
*The Frogs have opened with a 4-0 record for the fourth time in the last five years and the fifth time in 12 seasons under head coach Gary Patterson.
*TCU is hosting a Big 12 team for the first time since a 45-10 victory over Baylor on Sept. 18, 2010.
*TCU will be playing its third game in Amon G. Carter Stadium after its $164 million rebuild.
*The Frogs have sold out their last 10 home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*Over the last eight seasons, TCU is 40-3 at home, 43-2 in day games and 72-5 when playing on a Saturday.
*The Frogs' senior class has a 40-3 record and needs one victory to move into a tie for fourth with the 2008 seniors who won 41 games.

*TCU and Iowa State are meeting for the first time since a 27-24 Frog victory in the 2005 Houston Bowl.
*The Frogs are 3-0 all-time versus the Cyclones.
*TCU won 27-10 in Fort Worth in 1995 in the first meeting between the teams, before taking a 31-21 decision in Ames in 1998.
*The 1998 win over Iowa State came in the season opener and was the first game at TCU for then defensive coordinator and now head coach Gary Patterson.

*TCU has won 28 of its last 29 home games and is 58-7 under Gary Patterson at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*In its last 18 home dates, TCU has allowed just 23 touchdowns and outscored its opponents 820-201 (an average margin of 46-11).
*The Frogs have recorded seven shutouts in their past 35 home dates.
*Since 1999, TCU is 69-7 in its last 76 home games.

*TCU is tied with LSU and Ohio State for the national lead in most true freshmen (15) seeing action this season.
*TCU has played more true freshmen (15) than it has scholarship seniors (11).
*The Frogs have just four seniors in their starting lineup, including one on defense.
*Quarterback Casey Pachall ranks fifth in the nation in passing efficiency with a 180.0 rating. His career mark of 163.1 is tops among active signal callers in the NCAA.
*Josh Boyce is TCU's career leader in receiving touchdowns (18).
*Brandon Carter has two 100-yard receiving games this season and leads the Frogs with 17 receptions for 308 yards and four touchdowns.
*True freshman defensive end Devonte Fields tops the Big 12 and all freshmen nationally with his team-high 8 1/2 tackles for loss and five sacks.
*Fellow defensive end Stansly Maponga was TCU's lone preseason All-Big 12 pick.
*The Frogs are in the top 10 nationally in eight major defensive categories, including ranking first in third-down conversion defense (19.3 percent) and second in scoring defense (7.3 points per game).
*TCU has allowed just three touchdowns this season and in its last 17 quarters dating back to the 2011 campaign.
*Gary Patterson is TCU's all-time winningest coach with a 113-30 record. His .790 winning percentage is fourth nationally among active coaches.