TCU vs. Colorado State - Post-Game Notes

Sept. 29, 2007

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Team Notes

  • TCU scored on its opening possession of the game for the first time this season. The Horned Frogs drove 83 yards in 12 plays, covering 4:23 on the clock.

  • TCU's two-longest scoring drives of the season occurred in the first half with 83 and 90-yard possessions.

  • In the first half of its last 13 games, TCU has outscored its opponents 264-26. The total is 72-13 this season.

  • TCU improved to 37-5 in home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium since 2000.

  • In their last six home games, the Frogs have outscored their opponents 185-36.

  • TCU improved to 39-0 under head coach Gary Patterson when allowing 17 or fewer points. The Frogs have won 54 in a row overall, dating back to 1999, when surrendering 17 or less points.

  • Patterson improved to 4-0 as a head coach versus Colorado State.

  • TCU has won 11 of its last 13 games and 25 of the past 30.

  • The Frogs are 22-2 in their last 24 games played on Saturday.

  • TCU won for the 18th consecutive time when rushing for at least 167 yards. The Frogs broke the 200-yard mark for the first time in 2007 with 201 yards on the ground Saturday.

  • The Frogs won for the 22nd consecutive time when coming out ahead or even in turnover margin. TCU finished +1 in the category Saturday.

  • The Frogs have won 16 consecutive games when holding the edge in time of possession.

    Individual Notes

  • Aaron Brown, who finished with 124 yards rushing, posted the fifth 100-yard game of his career. The Frogs are 5-0 in those contests. Two of Brown's five 100-yard efforts have come against Colorado State, including a career-best 166 yards in last year's win in Fort Collins. Brown also had three receptions for 26 yards Saturday.

  • Marcus Jackson had a pair of 4-yard scoring runs for the first rushing touchdowns of his career. He also added a 4-yard scoring toss to Shae Reagan.

  • Derek Moore had a career-long 32-yard reception in the second quarter.

  • Reagan's 4-yard second-quarter touchdown catch was his third career receiving score.

  • Reagan posted his first multi-catch game of the season with two grabs for 11 yards.

  • Rafael Priest grabbed his first career interception in the closing minute of the first half on a 3rd-and-11 play, while later adding his second career pick with just over four minutes remaining in the game. He is the first Frog with multiple interceptions in a game this season, as well as the first since Nick Sanders snared two picks last season at Army, a span of 12 games.

  • Steven Coleman recorded his team-high third interception in the fourth quarter. He has five picks in the last nine games and six in his career. Coleman also tied Jason Phillips for the team high with seven tackles, including one for loss.

  • Jason Phillips registered each of his seven tackles in the first half. The total fell only one stop shy of his season-high. His career best is 10 stops in a game.

  • Matt Panfil recorded his first career sack in the third quarter.

  • Tight end Evan Frosch posted his first career reception with an 8-yard catch in the third quarter.

  • Tight end Quinton Cunigan had a 10-yard fourth-quarter reception. It was his fourth career grab and the first to come against an opponent other than Baylor.


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