Weatherford Democrat

Big 12 Sports

November 24, 2012

TCU 20, No. 16 Texas 13


Team Notes

*TCU (7-4, 4-4) recorded its 600th win in program history.


*The Horned Frogs improved to 4-1 on the road in Big 12 play.


*TCU is now 14-9 against ranked teams under head coach Gary Patterson.


*The Horned Frogs were a plus-3 in turnover margin. Since 2005, TCU has the nation’s best record (48-1, .980) when ahead in turnover margin.


*TCU now has 20 takeaways in its last five road games.


*TCU played on Thanksgiving Day for the first time since a 15-6 win at SMU on Nov. 29, 1928.


*Tonight’s attendance of 99,950 is the largest crowd to see a TCU football game in the Horned Frogs’ history. The previous high was 94,118 for the 2011 Rose Bowl victory over Wisconsin.


*Tonight marked the 150th game for Patterson as TCU's head coach. He is the Horned Frogs' all-time winningest coach with a 116-34 record.


*TCU now has a seven-game winning streak in contests following an open date.


*TCU improved to 24-8 in regular-season games following a loss under Patterson.


*The Horned Frogs rushed for 217 yards and passed for 82, giving them 47 consecutive victories when rushing for more yards than passing. 


*TCU’s opening possession of the game resulted in a 14-play, 94-yard drive covering 7:10. The 94 yards tied for the longest scoring drive by the Horned Frogs this season. TCU also went 94 yards against Virginia. The 14 plays and 7:10 both rank third in their respective categories this season.


*TCU recorded its first win in Austin since 1967.



*TCU’s team captains were Josh Boyce, Sam Carter, Devonte Fields and Blaize Foltz. It was Fields’ first time being a captain.



Individual Notes  

*Matthew Tucker’s first half scoring runs of 3 yards and 1 yard gave him 32 career rushing touchdowns, moving him past Tony Jeffery (1984-87) into sole possession of third place all-time at TCU. Next on the list is Lonta Hobbs in second with 38 (2002-06).


*Trevone Boykin had a team-best and career-high 77 yards rushing on 10 carries while completing 7-of-9 passes for 82 yards.

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