Sept. 21, 2015
No. 2 TCU (3-0, 0-0) at Texas Tech (3-0, 0-0)
| Date (Time)
||Saturday, Sept. 26 (3:45 p.m. CDT)
||Jones AT&T Stadium (60,454) | Lubbock, Texas
| TV Talent
||Joe Davis (PBP), Brady Quinn (color), Kris Budden (sideline)
| Radio Listing
|| WBAP 820 AM, KTCU 88.7 FM
| Spanish Radio
|| AM 1270 Univision Radio
| Listen Online
|| Listen Live
| Radio Talent
|| Brian Estridge (PBP), John Denton (color)
Landry Burdine (sideline)
| Spanish Radio Talent
|| Miguel Cruz (PBP), Elvis Gallegos (color)
| Game Notes
|| TCU Game Notes
|| Watch Tuesday News Conference
ABOUT THE GAME
*Defending Big 12 champion and No. 2 TCU opens its fourth season in the Big 12 when it faces Texas Tech Saturday in Lubbock.
*Dating back to last season, TCU’s 11-game winning streak ranks second nationally behind Ohio State (16).
*TCU is 33-3 as a top-10 team under head coach Gary Patterson, including 22-1 when in the top 5.
*TCU is looking to open with a 4-0 record for the sixth time in the last eight seasons. The Horned Frogs are 3-0 for the seventh time in 10 years.
*TCU has the nation’s third-best road record (26-7, .788) since 2009.
*TCU’s 31-10 record (.756) in road and neutral-site games since 2009 is the third-best mark nationally.
*TCU has won 20 of its last 26 conference road games.
*The Horned Frogs are 8-6 on the road in their Big 12 history.
*TCU is tied for sixth nationally in most road wins (6) over Associated Press Top-25 teams since 2009.
*Texas Tech holds a 30-24-3 edge over TCU in the all-time series that began with a 28-16 Horned Frogs win in Fort Worth in 1926.
*TCU is 5-18-3 against the Red Raiders in Lubbock and 19-12 versus Texas Tech in Fort Worth.
*Since joining the Big 12, TCU is 1-2 versus Texas Tech. Prior to last season’s 82-27 win in Fort Worth, the Horned Frogs lost 20-10 in Lubbock in 2013 and 56-53 in triple overtime in Fort Worth in 2012.
*TCU is looking to snap a four-game losing streak in Lubbock. Its last win at Texas Tech was 30-16 in 1991.
*TCU head coach Gary Patterson is 2-3 as a head coach versus Texas Tech.
*Two members of TCU’s coaching staff have spent time at Texas Tech.
*TCU co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Sonny Cumbie came to the Horned Frogs after four seasons as an assistant coach at Texas Tech (2010-13).
*Cumbie was the Red Raiders’ co-offensive coordinator and outside receivers coach in 2013. He stepped into a play-calling role as interim OC when the Red Raiders totaled 429 yards in a 34-31 win over Minnesota in the 2012 Meineke Car Care Bowl.
*Cumbie became the Red Raiders’ starting quarterback as a senior in 2004. He led Texas Tech to an 8-4 record, capping the season by passing for 520 yards and earning Holiday Bowl Most Valuable Player honors in a 45-31 victory over No. 4 California.
*TCU safeties coach Chad Glasgow was Texas Tech’s defensive coordinator in 2011. He returned to TCU in 2012 in the same position he held from 2001-10.
*Texas Tech safeties coach Trey Haverty served two stints as an assistant at TCU under head coach Gary Patterson. Haverty was a graduate assistant on defense from 2007-09, before becoming the Horned Frogs’ safeties coach in 2011 and then wide receivers coach in 2012.
DID YOU KNOW?
*TCU co-offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie has been on both sides of scoring history in the TCU-Texas Tech series.
*He helped lead the Horned Frogs to single-game TCU and Big 12 scoring records with last year’s 82-27 victory over the Red Raiders.
*The most points ever allowed by TCU under Gary Patterson was in 2004, when Cumbie was the starting quarterback for Texas Tech in its 70-35 win.
*TCU has the nation’s second-longest streak (16 games) for consecutive games with a first-quarter touchdown (USC, 17).
*Trevone Boykin has the nation’s longest streak with a touchdown pass in 18 straight games.
*Boykin leads all active players nationally with 9,723 career yards of total offense.
*All nine of Boykin’s completions in the red zone this season have been for either a touchdown or first down. He is 9-of-13 for 68 yards and five scores.
*Seven defensive starters have been sidelined at different points for TCU this season.