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TCU announces 2013 football slate
TCU football's complete 2013 schedule was announced Tuesday by the Big 12 office.The Horned Frogs' second season in the Big 12 will begin Sept. 14 at Texas Tech.TCU's first Big 12 home game in 2013 will be Oct. 12 versus Kansas. Other conference home contests for the Horned Frogs will be Texas (Oct. 26), West Virginia (Nov. 2) and Baylor (Nov. 30).
Big 12 drama: Wild games, shifting story lines
Two more Big 12 games were decided late by teams that scored more than 50 points apiece. National title talk faded for good in West Virginia, replaced by similar chatter at Kansas State.
Big 12 Preview Capsule
No. 18 Texas Tech (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) at TCU (5-1, 2-1), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Line: Texas Tech by 2.
Series Record: Texas Tech leads 28-23-3.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Renewal of an instate conference rivalry, and avoiding a second Big 12 loss. With TCU now in the Big 12, this will become an annual game again. The two teams have played only twice since their last Southwest Conference meeting in 1995, both winning at home — Tech 70-35 in 2004, and TCU 12-3 two years later. The series dates back to 1926.
TCU-Texas Tech to Kick at 2:30 p.m. on ABC
TCU’s home football game Saturday, Oct. 20, versus Texas Tech will kick at 2:30 p.m. and be seen on ABC.
No. 23 TCU 49, Baylor 21
* TCU improved to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big 12.
*The Horned Frogs posted their 14th straight conference road win dating back to a 2008 setback at Utah.
*TCU improved to 20-2 in its last 22 road games.
*The Horned Frogs regained the all-time series lead over Baylor by a 51-50-7 margin.
Six Bear turnovers add up to humbling defeat
Much to the dismay of Baylor's defense, Trevone Boykin grew up before everybody's eyes Saturday night.
Making his first college road start, TCU's redshirt freshman quarterback looked like a veteran unfazed by pressure, the Floyd Casey Stadium crowd and the demands of Big 12 football.
TCU coach meets with chancellor, AD about Pachall
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson met Sunday with the school’s chancellor and athletic director about suspended quarterback Casey Pachall.
No. 15 TCU without suspended QB against Iowa State
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson was walking away from the podium at the end of his weekly news conference when he suddenly offered an intriguing possibility for the 15th-ranked Horned Frogs’ backup quarterback.
“What you’ll probably see is Trevone Boykin at tailback,” Patterson said in a surprising unsolicited statement.
College Football — Top 25 Schedule
All Times EDT Thursday
No. 8 Stanford at Washington, 9 p.m.
No. 1 Alabama vs. Mississippi, 9:15 p.m.
No. 2 Oregon vs. Washington State at Seattle, 10:30 p.m.
No. 3 LSU vs. Towson, 7 p.m.
No. 16 TCU 27, Virginia 7
*The Horned Frogs extended their nation’s-best winning streak to 11 games.
*Before Virginia’s fourth-quarter touchdown, TCU had not allowed a touchdown this season and in the last 12 quarters dating back to the 2011 Poinsettia Bowl.
*Today’s attendance of 46,330 marked TCU’s 10th consecutive sellout and the 13th in the last 17 home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*The Horned Frogs improved to 80-2 when allowing 17 points or less under Gary Patterson.
*TCU won for the 28th time in its last 29 home games and improved to 58-7 under Patterson in Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*TCU improved to 43-2 in day games over the last eight seasons.
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