Oct. 26, 2015
No. 3 TCU (7-0, 4-0) vs. West Virginia (3-3, 0-3)
| Date (Time)
||Thursday, Oct. 29 (6:30 p.m. CDT)
||Amon G. Carter Stadium (45,000) | Fort Worth, Texas
| TV Talent
||Gus Johnson (PBP), Joel Klatt (color), Molly McGrath (sideline)
| Radio Listing
|| WBAP 820 AM, KTCU 88.7 FM, Sirius/XM 84
| 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. 3 TCU hosts West Virginia.
*Dating back to last season, TCU’s 15-game winning streak ranks second nationally behind Ohio State (21).
*TCU’s 15 straight wins is a school record, breaking the previous mark of 14 set in 1937-38 and 2008-09.
*The Horned Frogs have an 11-game winning streak in Big 12 games.
*TCU is 37-3 as a top-10 team under head coach Gary Patterson, including 26-1 when in the Associated Press or USA Today Top 5.
*Since 2000, TCU’s 24-1 record (.960) as an AP Top 5 team is the best mark nationally. The Horned Frogs have a 21-game winning streak as an AP Top 5 squad.
*TCU is playing at home on a Thursday for the first time since Oct. 16, 2008, when it defeated No. 9 BYU to snap its 16-game winning streak that was the longest in the nation at the time.
*TCU has opened 7-0 for the third time in the last seven years and fourth time overall in 15 seasons under Patterson.
*The Horned Frogs have won 11 of their last 12 regular-season games after an open date.
*TCU’s last two overtime games have been versus WVU, a double-OT win in 2012 and a loss in 2013.
*Patterson is 2-1 as a head coach versus WVU.
*All three Big 12 meetings between TCU and West Virginia have been decided on the game’s final play, including two in overtime.
*TCU won last season’s meeting, 31-30, on a Jaden Oberkrom 37-yard field goal as time expired.
*West Virginia won 30-27 in overtime in Fort Worth in 2013.
*In TCU’s first-ever visit to Morgantown in 2012, the Horned Frogs took a 39-38 double-OT victory.
*TCU and West Virginia are facing each other for the fifth time. The series is tied 2-2.
*Since TCU and West Virginia began Big 12 play together in 2012, the road team has won all three meetings with each game decided on the final play.
*The Horned Frogs are 0-1 versus the Mountaineers in Fort Worth, 2-0 in Morgantown and 0-1 at neutral sites (1984 Bluebonnet Bowl in Houston).
*Prior to 2012, the only previous meeting between TCU and WVU was a 31-14 Mountaineers’ win in the 1984 Bluebonnet Bowl at the Astrodome.
*TCU co-offensive coordinators Sonny Cumbie and Doug Meacham have ties with West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen.
*Holgorsen was Texas Tech’s inside receivers coach when Cumbie was a quarterback for the Red Raiders (2000-04).
*Holgorsen was Oklahoma State’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach in 2010, when Meacham was the Cowboys’ tight ends/inside receivers coach.
HOME SWEET HOME
*In 15 seasons under head coach Gary Patterson, TCU is 71-14 at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
*TCU has a 10-game home winning streak.
*The Horned Frogs are playing their fourth season in Amon G. Carter Stadium after its $164 million donor-funded rebuild.
*TCU sold out of football season tickets for the third time in the last four seasons. This year’s record-breaking total is 34,094.
*TCU already has four sellouts this season.
*The Horned Frogs are second nationally in scoring offense (50.1 points per game) and total offense (616.3 yards per game).
*Trevone Boykin ranks second nationally in total offense (425.6 yards per game) and has thrown a TD pass in 22 consecutive games, tied for the nation’s-longest streak.
*Josh Doctson is second nationally in receiving yards (1,067), receiving yards per game (152.4) and touchdown catches (12). He leads all active players nationally with 32 career TD grabs.
*Jaden Oberkrom is TCU’s career field-goal leader with 66.
*Seven defensive starters and three starting wide receivers have been sidelined this season.
*TCU is tied for the national lead with 29 freshmen (14 true, 15 redshirt) having seen action this season.