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  • Michigan’s JJ McCarthy vows to not repeat this mistake from loss to TCU again

    Clutch Points "In the 2022 college football season, everything was out in front for Michigan and quarterback JJ McCarthy. The Wolverines defeated Ohio State, won the Big Ten conference title and they were favored to beat TCU in the College Football Playoff semifinal. What happened in the game..." March 16

  • TCU expected to hire Arkansas' Kendal Briles as offensive coordinator

    247 Sports "Arkansas offensive coordinator Kendal Briles is expected to accept an offer Thursday to become TCU’s offensive coordinator, sources familiar with the situation tell 247Sports. Briles has been weighing an offer to join TCU since Saturday, the sources said. The expected..." January 18

  • TCU's Quentin Johnston, potential top wide receiver available, declares after standout career

    CBS Sports "TCU wide receiver Quentin Johnston has declared for the 2023 NFL Draft after three productive years with the program. Johnston, a former blue-chip recruit from Temple, Texas, is projected by CBS Sports analysts as a first-round (and potential top-10)..." January 17

  • Clemson to hire TCU's Garrett Riley as OC after firing Brandon Streeter

    The Score "Clemson is set to hire TCU's Garrett Riley after parting with first-year offensive coordinator Brandon Streeter, sources told ESPN's Adam Rittenberg and Chris Low. The Tigers announced that they wouldn't bring back Streeter on Thursday. The..." January 12

  • TCU cornerback Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson declares for 2023 NFL draft

    Pro Football Talk "TCU cornerback Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson is forgoing his remaining eligibility to enter the 2023 NFL draft. He announced his decision on social media Thursday. Hodges-Tomlinson, the nephew of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson, won the 2022 Jim Thorpe..." January 12

  • Five losing teams that can surprise like TCU with 2023 national championship appearance

    CBS Sports "TCU's run to the College Football Playoff National Championship wasn't supposed to happen. Whether unintentional or by design, when it comes to determining a national champion, college football has always been a sport great at separating the wheat from the chaff. It's a sport where..." January 11

  • Georgia players eat food on sideline during blowout win over TCU in national championship game

    CBS Sports "The 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship was over by halftime. Georgia smashed TCU, 65-7, when all was said and done. The game was so far out of reach in the second half that there was more attention being paid to the food at SoFi Stadium than the game itself...." January 11

  • After Georgia-TCU blowout, look forward to 12-team Playoff title-game thrillers

    The Athletic "Don’t blame the selection committee for Georgia 65, TCU 7. In the system created by college football’s commissioners back in 2012, the blowout on Monday was nearly inevitable. Championship weekend left the selection committee with no real choice. The good..." January 10

  • Georgia vs. TCU Draws 17.2M Viewers, Lowest for Title Game in CFP, BCS Eras

    Bleacher Report "It turns out 65-7 blowouts aren't exactly great for television ratings. Stewart Mandel of The Athletic reported Monday's College Football Playoff National Championship game between Georgia and TCU drew 17.2 million viewers, which was the lowest number for a title game in..." January 10

  • TCU QB Sam Jackson enters transfer portal

    Clutch Points "TCU football quarterback Sam Jackson has reportedly entered the transfer portal, per The Athletic’s Max Olson. Olson adds that Jackson, a redshirt freshman, is a “talented dual-threat QB.” Max Duggan performed admirably for the Horned Frogs this past season...." January 10

  • Stetson Bennett, Javon Bullard earn MVP honors of CFP championship game

    The Score "Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett and defensive back Javon Bullard were named offensive and defensive MVPs of the Bulldogs' 65-7 national championship victory over TCU. Bennett has now won the offensive MVP award in all four CFP games of his illustrious career,..." January 10

  • Georgia demolishes TCU, sets new CFP record to win back-to-back national championships

    Fox News "An old-fashioned Georgia Bulldogs beatdown resulted in the most points ever scored in a national championship game, as quarterback Stetson Bennett was responsible for six touchdowns in the 65-7 win over the TCU Horned Frogs.  The win kept the national title in Athens,..." January 10

  • Paige Spiranac Made Her CFP National Championship Predictions In The Raciest Way Possible

    Total Pro Sports "Paige Spiranac has predicted the highly-anticipated CFP National Championship game in a way only Paige Spiranac can. There will be no Monday Night Football from the NFL this week, but fans will be treated to the biggest NCAA game of the season as the TCU Horned Frogs..." January 09

  • Make no mistake — Georgia-TCU is what college football is all about

    The Athletic "Georgia offensive coordinator Todd Monken has this thing he says, advice both obvious and insightful. Monken likes to remind his star quarterback Stetson Bennett, as they go for back-to-back national championships here on Monday night, that the work required to get to this stage..." January 09

  • 5 top NFL draft prospects to watch in CFB Championship between TCU-Georgia

    Sportsnaut "Every year during the College Football National Championship game, football scouts from every NFL organization pay special attention to the biggest game of the season. They all want to see which NFL draft prospects take their game to the next level by playing against the best of the best in the..." January 06

  • CFP championship preview: Georgia-TCU storylines, stats, odds

    ESPN "Georgia and TCU are more similar than you think. The two combatants in Monday night's College Football Playoff National Championship (7:30 p.m. ET, ESPN/ESPN App) both like to spread defenses out with lots of quick, horizontal passes. They both spend a majority of their time..." January 06

  • Max Duggan’s recruitment: How TCU and the QB formed a match meant to last

    The Athletic "East of the casinos and five miles from downtown Omaha on the south side of this lunch-bucket town, they serve chili dogs, gizzards and fried catfish at LPL’s Restaurant and Pub. It’s where Jim Duggan took Sonny Cumbie when he showed up late to the party in 2018 to recruit..." January 06

  • CFB coaches weigh in on Georgia-TCU national championship

    The Athletic "No. 3 TCU already sprung the biggest upset in College Football Playoff history, beating No. 2 Michigan 51-45 as an eight-point underdog. “I thought they’d win that game,” one coordinator who faced TCU in 2022 said. Can TCU do it again?..." January 05

  • Trey Sanders transfers to TCU

    CBS Sports "No. 3 TCU will square off with No. 1 Georgia on Monday night in the College Football Playoff National Championship for the honor of calling itself national champions, and it just got great news for the 2023 season. Former Alabama running back Trey..." January 05

  • Sonny Dykes’ championship game run is a victory for the Air Raid tree after a year of loss

    The Athletic "When TCU pulled off its 51-45 upset of Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl Saturday night, perhaps the biggest Horned Frogs fans in the state of Texas were two families watching from a house in Westlake who didn’t attend, work for or have money on TCU. They had..." January 05

  • Mattress Mack Places $1.5 Million on TCU to Beat Georgia

    SI "If a major American sports championship is coming up, it’s a fair bet that Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale will put a seven-figure wager on the contest, especially if a team from Texas is involved. Fresh off of his incredible $75 million win on the..." January 04

  • Coach Sonny Dykes: 'Battle-hardened' TCU shed Cinderella label

    ESPN "No. 3 TCU enters the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday against No. 1 Georgia as a 12.5-point underdog, but first-year coach Sonny Dykes said Tuesday that the Horned Frogs believe they shed the label of a Cinderella team weeks ago. TCU was..." January 03

  • Who Are the X-Factors for the National Championship?

    Bleacher Report "It is not the championship game we expected, although it's one we'll gladly embrace. After a pair of thrilling semifinal games on New Year's Eve, the only hope is that college football's final game will come close to matching the drama. On the surface,..." January 03

  • TCU hopes running back Kendre Miller cleared for CFP title game

    Sportsnaut "TCU standout running back Kendre Miller is questionable to play in the College Football Playoff title game because of a knee injury, head coach Sonny Dykes said Tuesday. Miller sustained the injury in the Horned Frogs’ 51-45 win over Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl on New..." January 03

  • Motivated TCU defense stared down Michigan, made big plays to swing Fiesta Bowl

    The Score "All week long, TCU’s defense was fully aware of the perception. The big, bad Wolverines were going to huff and puff and blow their house in. Michigan was just too physical. Its elite offensive line and run game were just too powerful. It was going to run the ball..." January 01

  • College Football Playoff Expert Picks: Best Bets for TCU vs. Michigan & Ohio State vs. Georgia

    Sportsbook Review "College football will once again be on center stage on New Year's Eve. As bowl season nears its end, TCU will face Michigan in the Fiesta Bowl and Ohio State takes on Georgia in the Peach Bowl with the College Football Playoff deciding the 2023 National Championship matchup. Read on for our..." December 30

  • TCU coach Sonny Dykes takes jab at SEC for non-conference scheduling approach

    On3 "Non-conference scheduling is always a hot-button topic when discussing the College Football Playoff. Some conferences play more games than others, leaving less opportunities for marquee out-of-conference games. While some of the conferences who play less games, like the SEC, require one..." December 30

  • Why the No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs can defy the odds and win it all

    CBS Sports "No. 3 TCU emerged as one of the unlikeliest College Football Playoff teams since the format started in 2014. From missing a bowl game in 2021 to becoming the first Big 12 team outside of Oklahoma to make the field in 2022, TCU's one-year turnaround is among..." December 30

  • TCU QB Max Duggan Declares for 2023 NFL Draft

    SI "As he prepares for TCU's biggest game in eight decades, senior Horned Frogs quarterback Max Duggan is simultaneously turning his eyes to the future. In a statement tweeted out Sunday afternoon, Duggan announced his intent to enter the NFL draft following the College..." December 19

  • Strengths and Weaknesses of Each College Football Playoff Team

    Bleacher Report "We're all set for the College Football Playoff semifinals on Dec. 31 between Michigan and TCU (4 p.m. ET) and Georgia and Ohio State (8 p.m. ET). If Georgia can't capture its second consecutive title, it'll be because of a difficult draw. The Bulldogs are going up against..." December 12

  • Sonny Dykes, TCU Agree to New Contract After College Football Playoff Berth

    Bleacher Report "TCU has agreed to a new contract with football head coach Sonny Dykes that will keep him under contract through 2028, according to Pete Thamel of ESPN. In his first year with the team, Dykes led the Horned Frogs to a 12-1 record and an appearance in the College Football..." December 07

  • Caleb Williams, C.J. Stroud, Max Duggan and Stetson Bennett named Heisman finalists

    The Athletic "Four quarterbacks — USC’s Caleb Williams, Ohio State’s C.J. Stroud, TCU’s Max Duggan and Georgia’s Stetson Bennett — are finalists for the 2022 Heisman Trophy. Here’s what you need to..." December 05

  • Georgia, Michigan, TCU, Ohio State top four teams in AP Top 25

    ESPN "Georgia, Michigan, TCU and Ohio State were the top four in the final Associated Press college football poll of the regular season. The Bulldogs (13-0) are No. 1 for the ninth straight week and 12th time this season in the AP Top 25. Georgia received 62..." December 05

  • The 12 stories behind TCU football's run to 12-0

    ESPN "One year and one day ago, on Nov. 30, 2021, Sonny Dykes landed in a helicopter at midfield of Amon G. Carter Stadium, awash in purple lights, for his arrival as the new head coach at TCU. It was a flashy introduction for the decidedly unflashy West Texan making a 40-mile trip to Fort Worth..." December 01

  • How TCU put run-first stamp on Air Raid offense: Can Texas stop the Horned Frogs?

    The Athletic "On the surface, the TCU offense may look similar to most Air Raid systems. It spreads the field, moves at a breakneck tempo and has Air Raid royalty on the headsets, with the younger sibling of college football’s most famous Air Raid coach not named Mike Leach signaling in the..." November 10

  • 2022 College Football Playoff Rankings: TCU, Your Spotlight Has Arrived

    Bleacher Report "After a few days of waiting and wondering, the TCU Horned Frogs are officially fourth in the newest College Football Playoff rankings. But as the Horned Frogs enter the decisive stretch of the regular season, they're No. 1 in the spotlight. We fully expected..." November 08

  • Predictions I got wrong: Bo Nix, Alabama O-line, TCU's surge

    ESPN "It's pretty easy to get a lot of the big-ticket predictions right in college football. For the most part, this year's best teams will be last year's best teams. You can craft a semi-reliable Heisman favorites list by simply writing down the names of the quarterbacks from those top..." November 07

  • TCU is forcing college football to see past big-name brands as Sonny Dykes' squad rolls through Big 12

    CBS Sports "TCU has an image problem. Sonny Dykes should know. It wasn't until recently the TCU coach was recognized at a local Starbucks while fetching coffee for himself and his wife. "I told her, 'Well, it's the very first time everybody in the place kind of..." November 02

  • How Max Duggan put TCU football atop Big 12 after setbacks: ‘He never gave up’

    The Athletic "Max Duggan tried to get through the crunch on the field, but every TCU fan wanted a piece of him. They wanted to touch his shoulder pads or his red hair, to thank him, to take a picture with him. So many pictures. Adults, students, children. One fan asked Duggan to pose..." October 27

  • How TCU’s hot start under Sonny Dykes is erasing years on the Big 12 race’s sidelines

    The Athletic "In December, Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson attended the Big 12 championship game as a spectator. It was a short trek for the TCU cornerback. The host site, AT&T Stadium, is only 18 miles from campus. It was there that the feeling of the Horned Frogs’..." October 05