2017 TCU Horned Frogs Football Team
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2017 TCU Horned Frogs Football Team
2017 TCU Horned Frogs football
TCU Horned Frogs logo.svg
Alamo Bowl champion
Alamo Bowl, W 39-37 vs. Stanford
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 9
2017 record11-3 (7-2 Big 12)
Head coach
Co-offensive coordinatorSonny Cumbie (1st as play caller, 4th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorCurtis Luper (5th season)
Defensive coordinatorChad Glasgow (3rd as coordinator, 16th overall season)
Base defense4-2-5
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 45,000)
Seasons
← 2016
2018 →
2017 Big 12 Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 3 Oklahoma y$^   8 1         12 2  
No. 9 TCU y   7 2         11 3  
  6 3         10 3  
Texas   5 4         7 6  
West Virginia   5 4         7 6  
Kansas State   5 4         8 5  
Iowa State   5 4         8 5  
Texas Tech   3 6         6 7  
Baylor   1 8         1 11  
Kansas   0 9         1 11  
Championship: Oklahoma 41, TCU 17
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University in the 2017 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The 122nd TCU football team played as a member of the Big 12 Conference and played their home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium, on the TCU campus in Fort Worth, Texas. They were led by 17th-year head coach Gary Patterson. They finished the season 11-3, 7-2 in Big 12 play to finish in second place. They lost to Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship Game. They were invited to the Alamo Bowl where they defeated Stanford.

Previous season

The 2016 TCU Horned Frogs football team finished the regular season 6-6 and fell to 6-7 after losing 31-23 to Georgia in the Liberty Bowl.

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 27:00 p.m.Jackson State*FSNW 63-042,709
September 92:30 p.m.at Arkansas*No. 23CBSW 28-773,668
September 162:30 p.m.SMU*No. 20
ESPNUW 56-3644,489
September 232:30 p.m.at No. 6 Oklahoma StateNo. 16ESPNW 44-3156,790
October 72:30 p.m.No. 23 West VirginiaNo. 8
FS1W 31-2443,257
October 1411:00 a.m.at Kansas StateNo. 6FS1W 26-652,055
October 217:00 p.m.KansasdaggerNo. 4
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FOXW 43-042,969
October 282:30 p.m.at No. 25 Iowa StateNo. 4ABC/ESPN2L 7-1456,259
November 46:15 p.m.TexasNo. 8
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
ESPNW 24-748,042
November 117:00 p.m.at No. 5 OklahomaNo. 6FOXL 20-3888,308
November 1811:00 a.m.at Texas TechNo. 12FS1W 27-351,278
November 2411:00 a.m.BaylorNo. 12
FS1W 45-2243,015
December 211:30 a.m.vs. No. 3 OklahomaNo. 11FOXL 17-4164,104
December 288:00 p.m.vs. No. 15 Stanford*No. 13ESPNW 39-3757,653
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Rankings from the College Football Playoff Selection Committee released prior to game (AP Poll in weeks without CFP rankings)
  • All times are in Central time

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Game summaries

Jackson State

All-time record Last meeting Result
0-0 First meeting N/A

at Arkansas

All-time record Last meeting Result
24-43-2 2016 Arkansas, 41-38 (2 OT)

SMU (97th Battle for the Iron Skillet)

All-time record Last meeting Result
49-40-7 2016 TCU, 33-3

at No. 6 Oklahoma State

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
10-15-2 1-4 2016 Oklahoma State, 31-6

No. 23 West Virginia

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
3-3 3-2 2016 West Virginia, 34-10

at Kansas State

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
5-5 2-3 2016 Kansas State, 30-6

Kansas

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
21-8-4 5-0 2016 TCU, 24-23

at No. 25 Iowa State

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
7-1 4-1 2016 TCU, 41-20

Texas

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
24-62-1 4-1 2016 TCU, 31-9

at No. 5 Oklahoma

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
5-11 1-4 2016 Oklahoma, 52-46

at Texas Tech (60th West Texas Championship)

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
25-31-3 2-3 2016 Texas Tech, 27-24 (2OT)

Baylor (113th Revivalry)

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
53-52-7 3-2 2016 TCU, 62-22

vs. No. 3 Oklahoma (Big 12 Championship)

All-time record Big 12 record Last meeting Result
5-12 1-5 2017 (regular season) Oklahoma, 38-20

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: Increase in ranking. Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ? = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final
AP RV 23 20 16 9 8 6 4 4 10 8 11 10 10 13 9
Coaches RV RV 20 15 11 10 7 4 4 12 9 14 13 12 13 9
CFP Not released 8 6 12 12 11 15 Not released

Honors and awards

Preseason awards

Preseason All-Big 12
Preseason All-Big 12
Preseason All-Big 12
  • KaVonte Turpin (WR)
Second-Team Preseason All-American (Return Specialist), USA Today
Preseason All-Big 12 (Return Specialist)

Weekly awards

Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week, at Oklahoma State[16]
Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, at Oklahoma State
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Player of the Week, at Oklahoma State
Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll, vs. Kansas
Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll, vs. West Virginia
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Honor Roll, vs. West Virginia
Davey O'Brien Award Quarterback of the Week, at Oklahoma State
Manning Award Star of the week, vs. SMU
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Honor Roll, vs. SMU
  • Adam Nunez (P)
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, vs. West Virginia
Bobby Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week, at Oklahoma State
  • KaVontae Turpin (WR)
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, vs. Kansas

Major award watch lists

Maxwell Award
Chuck Bednarik Award
  • Kyle Hicks (RB)
Maxwell Award
Doak Walker Award
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award
Senior Bowl
Maxwell Award
Manning Award
Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award
Chuck Bednarik Award
Bronko Nagurski Trophy
Rimington Trophy
  • Shaun Nixon (WR)
Wuerffel Trophy
Allstate AFCA Good Works Team Nominee
Senior Bowl
  • Adam Nunez (P)
Ray Guy Award
Jim Thorpe Award
Paul "Bear" Bryant Award
Bobby Dodd Trophy
Outland Trophy
Senior Bowl
Chuck Bednarik Award
Lott IMPACT Trophy
  • KaVontae Turpin (WR)
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, vs. Kansas
Paul Hornung Award
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award
Senior Bowl

Major award semifinalists

Davey O'Brien Award
Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Top 20
William V. Campbell Trophy

Major award finalists

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Top 20

Honors and Awards Source: TCU Game 8 Media Notes[17] (unless otherwise noted)

References

  1. ^ http://www.fbschedules.com/ncaa-17/2017-tcu-horned-frogs-football-schedule.php
  2. ^ "TCU 63, Jackson State 0". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 2, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ "TCU opens season with rout of Jackson State". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 2, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ "TCU 28, Arkansas 7". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 9, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Anderson, No. 23 TCU Stifle Arkansas". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 9, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "No. 20 TCU 56, SMU 36". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 16, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ "No. 20 TCU rallies for 56-36 win over SMU". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 16, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ "#16 TCU 44, #6 Oklahoma State 31". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 23, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  9. ^ "Anderson leads No. 16 TCU past No. 6 OSU". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. September 23, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ "#8 TCU 31, #23 West Virginia 24". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Hill scores 3 ways as No. 8 TCU stays unbeaten". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 7, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  12. ^ "#6 TCU 26, Kansas State 6". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 14, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  13. ^ "ANo. 6 TCU handles K-State, weather delays". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 14, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  14. ^ "#4 TCU 43, Kansas 0". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  15. ^ "Defense, Hill Lead No. 4 TCU in 43-0 Rout". Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 21, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  16. ^ Carbone, Al (September 24, 2017). "TCU RB Darius Anderson and Michigan DE Chase Winovich Named Walter Camp FBS Players of the Week, presented by Generation UCAN". Walter Camp Football Foundation. Retrieved 2017.
  17. ^ "TCU Football Game 8 Media Notes" (PDF). Texas Christian University Department of Athletics. October 23, 2017. Retrieved 2017.

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