By the Numbers: TCU vs. Texas


    TCU will battle the Texas Longhorns for the 84th time in program history and just the 37th time in Fort Worth, Texas. Here are 15 facts and figures about the game.

    0 – Night home night games this season for TCU prior to the Texas game. The Frogs have kicked off at 11 a.m. for three straight home games.

    0 – Number of back-to-back losses for TCU this season. The Frogs have also failed to win consecutive games and are undefeated at home and winless on the road.

    2 – Games in a row quarterback Trevone Boykin has thrown two or more interceptions (Kansas, Oklahoma State). Boykin also posted a season-low 48.6 completion percentage against the Cowboys.

    4 – Consecutive games Boykin has been sacked at least twice. Oklahoma State and SMU got Boykin twice while Kansas recorded three sacks and Oklahoma had four.

    4 – Rank of TCU’s red zone defense in the Big 12. The Frogs have allowed 19 scores (10 touchdowns and nine field goals) on 24 trips (79.2 percent) within the 20-yard line. The Frogs have recorded two red zone interceptions.

    33 – Number of combined receptions for TCU’s leading receivers Cam White and LaDarius Brown. Texas receiver Jaxon Shipley has one less reception (32) than White and Brown combined through six games.

    83 – Times TCU and Texas have played prior to Saturday with their first match up in 1897. Texas won 18-10.

    92.9 – Texas’s red zone efficiency on offense. The Longhorns have scored on 13 of 14 trips including eight touchdowns. The Frogs score 88 percent of the time (22-of-25) they reach the red zone, putting up 14 touchdowns.

    115.3 – Rushing yards per game allowed by TCU defense which is best in the Big 12. The Frogs have held teams to 20 or fewer points five times this season.

    122.3 – Passer Rating for Texas quarterback Case McCoy through six games which is No. 10 in the Big 12. McCoy has completed 61 percent of his passes for 764 yards.

    126 – Difference in yards between TCU and Texas’ offensive production. The Longhorns put up 456.7 yards per game, with 254 of it coming through the air. TCU ranks ninth in the Big 12 at 330.3 total yards per game.

    228.7 – Rushing yards allowed per game by the Texas defense. This is last in the Big 12 and 114th out of 123 nationally. The Frogs run for 139.1 yards per game.

    1-1 – Gary Patterson’s record against Texas as head coach. This will be Patterson’s first home game against Texas after winning last year (20-13) and losing in 2007 (34-13).

    1994 –The last time the Longhorns visited Fort Worth, Texas. Both teams were in the Southwest Conference and the Longhorns won 34-18.

    20-5 – Texas’s record after regular-season bye weeks under head coach Mack Brown. The most recent loss was last year’s Thanksgiving Day loss to TCU