TCU-Wyoming Postgame Notes

Oct. 9, 2010

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No. 5 TCU 45, Wyoming 0
Fort Worth, Texas (Amon G. Carter Stadium)
Oct. 9, 2010
Attendance: 38,081

Team Notes
*TCU has recorded back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1955, when the Horned Frogs posted three consecutive shutouts (32-0 at Texas Tech, 26-0 at Arkansas and 21-0 at Alabama). TCU blanked Colorado State 27-0 last week. The Frogs have eight shutouts in Gary Patterson's 10 seasons as head coach.
*TCU's current streak of holding its opponent scoreless has now reached 131:24 over the last three games. SMU scored a touchdown with 11:24 to play in the game in a 41-24 TCU win in Dallas on Sept. 24.
*For the second straight week, the Horned Frogs held an opponent under 200 yards in total offense (Colorado State, 161; Wyoming, 191).
*TCU has two shutouts in a season for the first time since 2007, when the Horned Frogs blanked Baylor (27-0) and New Mexico (37-0).
*TCU extended its regular-season winning streak to 19 games. The Horned Frogs have won 20 of their last 21 overall contests and are 32-3 in their last 35 games.
*The Horned Frogs have now won 17 straight home games. Since 1999, TCU is 59-6 in its last 65 contests at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*In its last seven home games, TCU has allowed just seven touchdowns and has outscored its opponents 343-61, an average margin of 49-9.
*TCU has opened with a 6-0 record for the second straight year and fourth time in 11 seasons.
*TCU ran for 297 yards and has won 46 consecutive games when rushing for at least 167 yards.
*The Horned Frogs won for the 37th straight time when rushing (297) for more yards than passing (281).
*TCU had a season-high 578 yards in total offense.
*With a 50-yard touchdown pass from Andy Dalton to Jeremy Kerley, TCU scored on its opening possession (three touchdowns, one field goal) for the fourth time in six games this season.
*TCU did not commit a turnover for the third time in four contests. The Horned Frogs had one takeaway and are now 49-1 when ahead (35-1) or even (14-0) in turnover margin over the last six seasons.
*Tyler Luttrell's fourth-quarter interception snapped a streak of four consecutive TCU picks that had been returned for touchdowns.
*TCU's 15 pass completions were spread among 10 receivers.

Individual Notes
*Andy Dalton completed 14-of-17 passes for 270 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions.
*In three home games this season, Dalton is now 50-of-61 (82.0 percent) for 719 yards with six touchdowns and no interceptions.
*Dalton's 270 yards passing were a season-high, surpassing the 267 he had against Baylor in TCU's last home game. He added 42 yards rushing on four carries to give him a season-high 312 yards of total offense.

*Dalton's 50-yard first-quarter touchdown pass to Jeremy Kerley was TCU's second-longest play from scrimmage this season. It was Kerley's fourth touchdown catch of the year and the sixth of his career.
*With 115 yards rushing on 17 carries, Ed Wesley had his third 100-yard game of the season and fourth of his career. His 17-yard second-quarter touchdown run was his team-high seventh rushing score on the year.
*Matthew Tucker tied for team-high honors with three receptions for 53 yards. He entered the game with four career catches.
*With a five-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, Tucker surpassed 1,000 yards rushing for his career. He now has 1,032.
*Bart Johnson's 31-yard second-quarter touchdown reception was his second scoring catch of the season and the seventh of his career. It also extended his team-best and career-high streak to 28 consecutive games with at least one reception.
*Antoine Hicks' 2-yard first-quarter scoring run came on his first carry of the season. Hicks has five career rushing touchdowns on 23 carries. He later added a 4-yard touchdown reception, the seventh of his career.
*Hicks now has three games in his career in which he has scored two touchdowns.
*Yogi Gallegos had an 11-yard completion to Corey Fuller on his first career pass attempt. It was Fuller's second career reception. Last week at Colorado State, Fuller had a 19-yard catch for Casey Pachall's first career completion.
*Tekerrein Cuba's career-high 12 tackles were the most by a Horned Frog this season. It was the most stops by a TCU player since Tejay Johnson totaled 14 in last year's 38-7 win at BYU.
*A first-quarter sack by Wayne Daniels extended his team-high total to 5 1/2, matching his season output from last year.
*Ross Evans had a 37-yard field goal and is now 4-of-4 on the season.
*Kevin Sharples had two touchbacks to give him 10 in the last five games. He has 11 touchbacks in his last 34 kickoffs at Amon G. Carter Stadium.



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