TCU vs Jackson State - Postgame Notes
Sept. 2, 2017
* TCU head coach Gary Patterson earned his 150th career victory, all at TCU. He is the Horned Frogs’ all-time winningest coach with a record of 150-54 in 17 seasons. He is the nation’s second-longest tenured head coach, behind only Iowa’s Kirk Ferentz (19th year).
* Patterson’s 150 wins rank second nationally, behind Kansas State’s Bill Snyder (203), for head coaches at their current school.
* The Horned Frogs recorded their 12th shutout in 17 seasons under Patterson. It was TCU’s first blanking since a 56-0 win at SMU in 2014. TCU has at least one shutout in six of the last nine seasons.
* TCU had its largest margin of victory since a 69-0 win over New Mexico in 2011.
* The 65 yards allowed by TCU were the fewest by an opponent since Northern Illinois was held to 60 in the Horned Frogs’ 37-7 win in the 2006 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.
* Fifteen Horned Frogs had a tackle for loss with five different players recording sacks.
* The Horned Frogs won their 16th-consecutive home opener. Entering the game, that streak was tied for ninth-longest in the nation.
* Over the last four seasons, TCU has the Big 12’s second-best overall record (30-10).
* TCU is now 13-4 in season openers under Patterson.
* Ridwan Issahaku’s 53-yard interception return and a 32-yard fumble return by Arico Evans give TCU 32 non-offensive touchdowns, including 18 pick-sixes, since 2010.
* TCU improved to 120-14 under Patterson when leading at halftime.
* The Horned Frogs ran for 242 yards and are now 84-5 when rushing for at least 200 yards under Patterson.
* TCU scored for the 307th consecutive game. It's the nation's second-longest current streak and fourth all-time in NCAA history. The Horned Frogs haven't been blanked since Nov. 16, 1991 at Texas (32-0).
* TCU and Jackson State met for the first time on the gridiron.
* TCU's team captains were Kenny Hill, Travin Howard, Patrick Morris and Nick Orr. Hill, Morris and Orr were captains for the first time.
* TCU wore a black jersey with purple pants and a purple helmet.
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