Purple Wimple

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at 5:23 listen to Jerry Hinnen pick TCU to beat K-State (or beat a 1/2 point spread, but I think...


at 5:23 listen to Jerry Hinnen pick TCU to beat K-State (or beat a 1/2 point spread, but I think that's the same thing...)

An 8-bit look at the Horned Frogs, from those paragons of irreverence, Shutdown Fullback.


An 8-bit look at the Horned Frogs, from those paragons of irreverence, Shutdown Fullback.

TCU Head Coach Discusses Kansas State Game

CGP's on K-State: "They go about their business, running the option— if something’s scary out they, they don’t pitch it. They [play] great defense, run the clock, score; [Klein] throws the ball...

Champions Bowl Is Actually Just The Sugar Bowl


It seems anticlimactic, but the Big12-SEC bowl, which we've grown used to calling the Champions Bowl, apparently has morphed into the existing Sugar Bowl, just with a bigger payout, and a role in...

Klein Likely Will Play v. TCU


Bill Snyder, while not committing to anything, suggested that Collin Klein will play against TCU. "I certainly hope that is the case and I would expect that to take place," Snyder said.

Let's Discuss the Whining We Hear From Austin...

BigMack is whining again, this time about fans making the longhorn hand sign upside-down.

Bowl Whispers

The bowl projectors put TCU in Houston, or New York, or (best of all) sunny San Diego this bowl season.

TCU reclaims lead in geography bowl

According to, TCU has won football games in more states than any other team.

Freak Stat: K-State +111 in Points Off Turnovers


The Wildcats have given up zero points off turnovers, but have gained 111 points off turnovers. TCU is +47 over all in 2012, but -6 in Big12 games other than the Baylor game.

K-State Tops FoW's SBNation BlogPoll Ballot


All five of FOW's bloggers participated in this week's ballot, which may explain some of the quirks in the week-by-week trends. Here's the finished product; commentary below. Frogs O'...

Open Thread: Week 10


While the college football chattering class awaits LSU-Alabama 3.0, there's a whole slate of games underway. Have at it, commenters.

Friday Smack-Talk: Behold the Face of Fear

WVU head coach Dana Holgorsen got the worst of it when he last faced TCU's 4-2-5.

Liveblogging Gary Patterson's presser

Refresh this page often to get the latest from FOW's (very rough) transcription of Gary Patterson's press conference.

KSU and 'Bama lead FOW's SBNation BlogPoll ballot


K-State and Alabama actually tied in this week's combined ballot. But the SBNation gadget for polling does not allow for ties, and so Alabama gets the nod this week, for inertia's sake only. There...

CFB Open Thread: Week 8


Let us know what you're watching, and why. To open, note Texas in Lawrence, coughing it up in the red zone repeatedly, and losing by a touchdown in the fourth. Go Jayhawks!

Jeremy Kerley in the League

Sports Illustrated recently published a full-length article about Jeremy Kerley's success in New York. The wide-out and kick-returner for the Jets says of motivation to excel in the league, "...

Friday Smack-Talk: Hating Boone Pickens U

We have no history of hate to draw on for this week’s smack-talk post. What a shame—cookie-cutter hate is so... unsatisfying. (Although there is BPU's loss to Texas in September, which looks...

Gary Patterson on TCU v. Oklahoma State


TCU head football coach Gary Patterson talks about the upcoming match with Oklahoma State.

TCU-OSU begins at 2:30 P.M.

Gametime has been set for TCU's tilt in Stillwater against the Oklahoma State Cowboys (or Boone Pickens Cowboys, if you prefer) for 2:30 P.M. FSN will televise the game.

OSU QB J.W. Walsh will not play against TCU


Oklahoma State head football (and man) coach Mike Gundy told reporters today that J.W. Walsh is injured and will not play the remainder of this season. Wes Lunt will start against TCU on Saturday.

FOW Ballot #8 in the BlogPoll


Alabama's still the top vote getter (Notre Dame got a first place vote) in FOW's ballot in the BlogPoll. The Buckeyes, Gamecocks, Bearkats, Horned Frogs, Aggies, and Mountaineers all fell for losses.

Tech-week Smack Talk: what time is it? 12 to 3?


The problem is that Tech might actually be pretty good this season, and our native good grace and humility creates pause in an assignment like this one. I'll just ask for the time; is it twelve to...

CFB's Funniest Tweets So Far

+'s Holly Anderson has collected her favorite funny tweets from this season in college football.

More Improvements to SBNation Arrive Today


The wizards who work under the hood at SBNation are still making tweaks-- dozens and dozens of them-- to improve your experience on all of your favorite SBNation blogs. We got word just today of...

Deryck Gildon To Return This Spring


Deryck Gildon, who would have been a sophomore this semester, tells that he will be playing football at TCU again in the spring. The linebacker was in line to start following...

Gary Patterson on Texas Tech


Gary Patterson discusses the upcoming Texas Tech game with TCU.

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