TCU will kickoff its second season in the new Amon G. Carter Stadium against Southeastern Louisiana Saturday. Here are 15 facts and figures to consider about the game:
0-number of kickoff returns running back B.J. Catalon had before last week’s 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. The return tied for second on TCU’s all-time list behind a 105-yard return in 1933.
3-Number of schools from Louisiana the Frogs will have played during the last two seasons after Saturday’s game. Grambling State, last year’s season opener, is located in Grambling, La.
3-Schools (Ohio State, Oklahoma State, TCU) that have three active players who returned punts or kickoffs for touchdowns in their career. BJ Catalon joined Waymon James and Deante’ Gray after his return against LSU.
4-Pass breakups for cornerback Kevin White in the LSU game. White’s four pass breakups is tied for fourth best in a single game with Gary Patterson as head coach. Jason Goss holds the record with seven against Tulane in 2002.
5-number of losses TCU has suffered in its last 33 home games. Of those losses, four came last year against Big 12 opponents.
6-years in a row that TCU has played an FCS opponent. Last year the Frogs beat Grambling State 56-0.
6.9-yards per carry for running back Waymon James during his career. James had six carries for 33 yards against LSU.
7-Number of shutouts TCU posted in its last 39 home games.
13-Number of home games TCU has sold out in its last 14 games. This dates back to when the stadium was under construction in 2011.
24-TCU’s new ranking in the AP poll this week. The Frogs dropped four spots after their loss to LSU. The Tigers jumped up three spots to No. 9.
66.0-Quarterback Casey Pachall’s career completion percentage. That ranks No. 1 all-time at TCU under Patterson. Former quarterback Andy Dalton is second with a 61.7 career completion percentage.
106-yards that Southeastern Louisiana quarterback Bryan Bennett ran for in the season opener against Southeast Missouri State. Bennett also had three running touchdowns and 169 passing yards.
1-1-TCU’s record in 11 a.m. games at home last year. The Frogs defeated Virginia (27-7) and fell to Oklahoma (24-17) on the final weekend of the regular season.
24-8-TCU’s record during the regular season after a loss under Patterson.
42-16-Average score for the Frogs at home in their last 22 homes games.