The No. 7 Oklahoma Sooners are coming off a huge win against previously No. 6 Baylor last Saturday.
TCU Sophomore Patrick Borer said the Sooners have huge momentum and he expects them to be playing at a high level.
Borer also said OU fans are some of the best in the country, and between TCU fans and them, it should be an extremely loud stadium.
“The atmosphere will be incredible,” Borer said.
Sophomore Claire Duerson said she bought tickets before the season even started.
“I predicted that it would be a really good matchup between TCU and OU,” Duerson said.
First-year student Zach Liston said with the Sooners playing on a hot streak, it’s going to be difficult.
“I think they are ready for us,” Liston said. “Hopefully we’ll see the Frogs win.”
OU senior defensive end Charles Tapper said in a practice report interview with OU Sports this is what they come to Oklahoma for: big games and big situations.
“All the guys will be playing hard,” Tapper said.
Sophomore Hannah Penn also said OU will be playing hard and that might make the Frogs’ first half a little shaky, but she also said she thinks the Frogs can pull it together at the end.
“I think they’re gonna be tough,” Penn said. “But we will see how we can do.”
The Sooners understand what’s at stake, Borer said.
“They are vying for a spot in the playoffs,” he said.
Borer said winning on Saturday would be huge for TCU’s season, which would still give TCU the opportunity to win the Big 12 Conference, depending on other teams’ results.
Both teams are sitting at 9-1 and are looking to improve their shot at the College Football Playoffs. The Frogs, however, will likely need their foes just north of Norman, the Oklahoma State Cowboys, to lose their next two contests in order to make that dream a reality.
An OSU win would eliminate the Frogs from Big 12 title contention.
Kickoff against OU is set for 7 p.m. and will be televised on ABC.