Purple Wimple

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TCU favored by 3 over Tech


The opening lines in Vegas favor TCU over Texas Tech by about a field goal.

Devonte Fields sweeps mid-season awards


David Ubben, the dedicated blogger for the Big12 at, can't say enough about Devonte Fields in his midseason report on the conference. And why shouldn't he? Fields is playing up to the hype that surrounded his recruitment.

Frogs o' War's Week 7 BlogPoll Ballot


Alabama continues its stranglehold on the top spot in FOW's combined ballot. This week's blogpoll. Winners: Mississippi State and OU. Losers: WVU, Stanford, UT, ISU, and LaTech.

TCU v. Texas Tech kicks off at 2:30 P.M.


Gametime for TCU's match with Texas Tech on Saturday will be 2:30 P.M.

Aggies trying to give LaTech fast lane to the BCS


Johnny Manziel just threw a pick six in the fourth to shrink his lead to only two points, at LaTech.

Spreading the Field: Texas might be... bad.


SMU can't beat Tulane; but Iowa State nearly topples K-State; OU's winningest quarterback can't get Heisman buzz this year; and Texas might be... bad.

Andy Staples at breaks down plays by Stanford and Florida that used more than 5 offensive...


Andy Staples at breaks down plays by Stanford and Florida that used more than 5 offensive linemen. Both resulted in points.

Patterson on Pachall, Baylor

Live blogging Gary Patterson's press conference, for TCU's game with Baylor, and the announcement about Casey Pachall's suspension for DUI.

Pachall Decision Tuesday


Gary Patterson told the Star-Telegram today that he'll say what discipline is being handed down to Casey Pachall on Tuesday. He would not say whether or not Trevone Boykin or Matt Brown will start in Waco on Saturday.

Week 6 SBNation BlogPoll Ballot


Commentary to follow, in a few hours. Stay tuned. Frogs O' War Ballot - Week 6 Rank Team Delta 1 Alabama Crimson Tide -- 2 West Virginia Mountaineers 5 3 South...

Friday Smack Talk: ISU does scandal so bad

The Cyclones are so bad they're bad at being bad.

Pachall to suit up Saturday; Matt Brown to play QB

The latest about TCU's QB situation: Boykin starts, Pachall suits up while suspended, and Matt Brown returns to play backup QB.

Pachall Suspension Length Not Clear


I wasn't on board with calling out CGP for not suspending Casey Pachall in the spring, or in August when we learned he'd failed one drug test. But now it's time. CGP: cut this kid; get him out of there.

What Does Boykin Starting Mean for TCU? *Updated*


FOW's bloggers analyze TCU's upcoming game with Iowa State, and the rest of the season, with the news that Casey Pachall is likely not going to suit up in purple and (black, white, etc.) anymore.

[updated] ISU review, Boykin to start for TCU


Iowa State is the toughest test so far for TCU this season; a B or even A minus effort from the Frogs will give the Cyclones a chance to upset TCU.

Gary Patterson talks football, psychology, SMU,ISU


TCU football coach Gary Patterson talks about winning at SMU, against Iowa State, and about keeping the psychology of a young team healthy, and about how he is having more fun growing up his young team than he's had in a few years.

SBNation BlogPoll Week 5


It's Alabama, a bunch of also-rans, and then some one-loss teams. And then Texas Tech, unranked.

TCU is only 12 of 20 in the red zone, 7th worst


David Ubben, at, notes: TCU has scored in only 12 of 20 trips into the redzone, 7th worst in the country.

FOW's BlogPoll ballot rewards Oregon St and KState


Were FOW's BlogPoll Week 5 ballot to determine the national title, it would spring K-State into the game to face Alabama. Also fast rising: Oregon State and Northwestern. Stanford, OU, and Sparty fall.

La-Tech's offense run from center


One of the top offenses in the nation is run from the line. "Center Stephen Warner receives a jumble of signals from the sideline... Then Tech approaches the line with no huddle and Warner calls the plays... The right guard looks back to see when quarterback Colby Cameron is ready, because Warner has too much to do already. It frees up some brain space for Cameron, the quarterback, who doesn't have to verbalize anything. He can focus on coverages and changing routes."

Texas governor Rick Perry steers clear from SMU.


SMU boosters pay through the nose to support their team-- and what do they get for all that dough? A nation's worst defense, and an offense to match it.

Sandusky victim gets book deal


I can't decide if I think this is weird, OK, or just stupid. Certainly the boy's story is valuable as a case study; but as a widely distributed book? I won't be buying it.

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