1. TCU vs. Air Force: Can Gary Patterson's Defense Contain Air Force Once Again?

    Under AFA head coach Troy Calhoun , the Falcons have consistently destroyed the weaker teams in the Mountain West Conference and have never finished lower than fourth place in the conference...

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  2. TCU Horned Frogs: 5 Lessons for the Season From the Baylor Game

    So close and yet so far. TCU roared back from a 24-point deficit on the road against rival Baylor to take the lead, only to see it all fall apart in the final minutes to lose by two, 50-48...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 3 years ago 427 reads 1 comments

  3. 2011 TCU Defense Preview: Can the Frogs Reload Once Again?

    TCU and defense go hand-and-hand under head coach Garry Patterson. Five times, Patterson's Frogs have led the nation in defense, including the last three seasons. And every defense was different...

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  4. Bowl Games 2010: Florida and 27 Other Teams That Should Not Go Bowling

    Earning a bowl invite used to mean something. Back when there were only 15 or so bowl games, bowls rarely rewarded teams with fewer than eight wins, even though schedules were much harder in those days...

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  5. BCS Prevents a Glorious New Year's Day With the Best Of College Football

    Once upon a time, the last day of the college football season was also the very best. On one day, the average fan could watch all the best teams in the country play in a handful ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 161 reads 0 comments

  6. TCU Deserves To Be on Top of Wisconsin, Stanford and Ohio State in the BCS

    Among some college football experts — especially among those folks on ESPN and its Sunday BCS Countdown show — the proposition has been made that TCU does not deserve ...

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  7. TCU's Horned Frogs Have a Rosy Future in the Big East

    Seems like everything is going TCU's way these days. TCU just finished another undefeated season and sits with an invitation to a BCS bowl in hand, with a shot at the BCS title game if one of the top teams lose, just like last season...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 180 reads 3 comments

  8. NCAA College Football TCU Should Reject Big East's Football-Only Invitation

    The Big East recently voted to expand to ten football playing members. Rumors abound that TCU and UCF are two of the favored candidates. Rumors also abound that these invitations could be for football-only...

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  9. MWC Power Rankings Week 12: Utah Down, BYU and SDSU Up

    For the last several years, there has been a set pecking order in the Mountain West Conference. BYU, Utah, and TCU were the Big Three Air Force was No. 4, always trying to get to the top...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 901 reads 5 comments

  10. TCU-SDSU: Can the Aztecs Burn Up the Horned Frogs and Stop TCU?

    The Aztecs ruled over a huge empire in Mexico largely through fear and conquest. They demanded thousands of victims for their human sacrifices from the various conquered groups...

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  11. TCU-Utah: Was Utah Overrated or Is TCU Just That Amazing?

    When a team loses by 40 points at home and the losing team says that the game was not even as close as the final score, a real question develops as to whether the losing team is any good or if the winning team is really that much better...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 1,489 reads 75 comments

  12. BCS Week 4: TCU Is on the Verge of the BCS Title Game By Mastering the System

    The BCS system was supposed to prevent things like this from happening. Among the Sports Information Directors Poll (aka the Coaches Poll), a made-for-the-BCS Poll (the Harris) ...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 1,413 reads 10 comments

  13. TCU-Utah: Tough Defense Will Bring the Frogs a Road Victory in Salt Lake City

    Just a little after noon today in Fort Worth, a crowd, including the TCU band, the TCU Showgirls and fans gathered to see the BCS No...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 338 reads 1 comments

  14. TCU-Utah: The Battle of BCS Top 5 Teams Is Historic

    Saturday's match up between BCS No. 3 TCU and BCS No. 5 Utah is historic for a number of reasons. After all, the winner will likely be a very strong candidate to make the BCS title game should one of the top two teams falter...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 355 reads 4 comments

  15. BCS Rankings Week 4: Will the TCU-Utah Winner Stay Ahead of Boise State?

    The college football world got a huge surprise on Sunday night when three of the top five teams in the Week 3 BCS standings were from non-automatic qualifying conferences...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about over 3 years ago 1,442 reads 36 comments

  16. TCU-UNLV: The Frogs Will Take of Business, Rather than Party in Las Vegas

    In a weekend where two or more undefeated teams may go down, a week where Boise State looked very average on a Tuesday night, one undefeated will avoid the bright lights and thrills of Las Vegas...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 170 reads 0 comments

  17. BCS Rankings Week 2: TCU Ready to Leap to the BCS Title Game

    TCU climbed to No. 4 in the latest BCS rankings, helped in large part by a No. 4 ranking by the BCS computers, leaving them in prime position to leap into the top two and make the BCS title game that they narrowly missed out on last year...

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 2,125 reads 11 comments

  18. TCU-Air Force: The Frogs Look To Turn the Tables and Run Over the Falcons

    Everyone knows that Air Force likes to run the ball. The Falcons, like their fellow service academies Navy and Army, have continued to play option football long after it had gone out of style in places like Texas and Nebraska...

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  19. TCU Sells Out for Air Force: Are TCU's Attendance Woes Over?

    One of major criticisms regarding TCU during the last several years has been that TCU, in spite of its great success of the football field and its location in a top-10 market, has failed to attract a large home crowd...

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  20. TCU-BYU: Horned Frogs Look to Avoid an Upset and Overlooking the Cougars

    Looking at statistics and records, there is no way that TCU should even struggle with BYU this Saturday. After all, TCU is more than a four-touchdown favorite over BYU...

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  21. BCS Computers Hate Ohio State and Will Continue to Do So

    With the first BCS standings poised to be released next Sunday, the final preliminary estimates from various " BCS experts " have Boise State as No. 1, Oregon No. 2 and TCU No...

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  22. TCU To the Big East Makes Sense (and Dollars) and an Easy Path To The BCS

    Could the Cowtown Frogs be heading east? A recent story out of the New York Post reported that the Big East, currently being mocked around the country by fans and college ...

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  23. TCU-SMU Rivalry Is Back To Living Up To Its Historic Roots

    Last week, TCU stomped all over its original local rival, Baylor. The game was over in the first quarter and the poor Bears could not find any answer for the Horned Frogs on either side of the ball...

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  24. WAC-Y Future In Texas As King Karl Looks to Save His Conference

    No conference has under gone as much turmoil over the last 13 years as the Western Athletic Conference under Commissioner Karl Benson...

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  25. TCU's Ed Wesley May Be Frogs' Best RB Since LaDainian Tomlinson

    At the time of the Southwest Conference's death, TCU was among the worst teams in college football and had fallen from its lofty history and tradition.Since then, TCU has climbed to the pinnacle of college football based upon a number of crucial factors..

    Pete Misthaufen Written by Pete Misthaufen about almost 4 years ago 909 reads 3 comments