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  1. 6 points
    DirtyThirdFrog

    The TCU Variety Thread

    Babysis DTF is moving into the dorms tomorrow! Apparently it is their largest Freshman class ever... She is living in a "triple" which is a converted lounge in Shirley.
  2. 6 points
    A few memorable Frog 26s: Mike Renfro Derrick Kindred Marvin White Keaton Jones Sean Wymer November 15, 2003 - #10 TCU beats up on Cincinnati, 43-10, to improve to 10-0. Anyone there that day remembers this game for one thing - the bags of Tostito's chips the Fiesta Bowl committee had placed in every seat of the stadium, being tossed around after every big play for the Frogs. It was Gary Patterson's 26th career win.
  3. 6 points
    Lyle Lanley II

    Urban in trouble...

    I'd really hate for this to become a major distraction for their team in the weeks leading up to their trip to Arlington...
  4. 5 points
    A few memorable Frog 27s: Jason Teague David Roach Jordan Kipper Keith Conlon Bart Johnson scored TCU's first touchdown of the 2011 Rose Bowl - which was Andy Dalton's 27th touchdown pass of that perfect season! ...and a bonus Rose Bowl 27:
  5. 5 points
    A few memorable Frog 32s: Corey Connally Waymon James Travin Howard Kevin Langford Jeremie Fagnan The debut of Jeremy Kerley in the WildFrog leads the way in a 2008 Thursday night stunner as the Frogs dismantle #8 BYU, 32-7 ...and a bonus 32:
  6. 5 points
  7. 4 points
    A few memorable Frog 25s: Kevin White Walter Roach Ryan Carroll Terry Trofholz The Tortilla Tip and the half-dozen heart attacks I had watching it produced the 25th all-time win for TCU over Texas Tech. ...and one bonus 25:
  8. 4 points
    Duquesne Frog

    The TCU Variety Thread

    I wasn't sure where to put this, but I was digging around a little on Linzy Cole (spurred on by his appearances in the Countdown thread) and found this old 2012 piece written for the mtn which features Cole, Bubba Thornton, and Jerry LeVias. A little bit about TCU history for those interested ... Forget Me Not: Linzy Cole Quietly Revolutionized TCU Football
  9. 4 points
    angelosfrog

    FROGS in the NFL 2018

    More good press for Pryor. https://www.phillyvoice.com/five-players-who-have-impressed-through-first-week-eagles-training-camp/
  10. 4 points
    Good free update from FOW: https://www.frogsowar.com/2018/8/6/17652030/tcu-football-practice-report-frogs-are-big-fast-and-deep?utm_campaign=frogsowar&utm_content=chorus&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
  11. 4 points
    The legendary Linzy Cole wore #26 in 1972 for both the Oilers and the Bills. This card shows him clearly still in his Chicago Bears #25 (hint: you might see Linzy again tomorrow), but this is the only thing I can find of him referencing the Bills. Derrick Kindred Marvin White, 2007-08 Bengals According to baseball-reference, Chris Eddy wore #26 for the 1995 A's. This is obviously not him in an A's uniform, but YOU try to find one ... Yes, I've posted this pic of Lambert "L.D." "Little Dutch" Meyer before, but 26 is one of three numbers he apparently wore for the Tigers
  12. 4 points
    Sorry, I fell behind again ... 29 -- Friday Lyle Blackwood 28 -- Saturday Sun Bowl hero Basil Mitchell Wore #28 for the inaugural 1976 Seahawks No picture of Tony Jeffery wearing #28 for the 1988 Phoenix Cardinals ... Tex Carleton wore #28 for the 1940 Dodgers Gary Turner, drafted in 1966 by the Celtics, played a few games for the ABA Houston Mavericks ... 27 -- Sunday David Roach, 2009 Rams The photo caption says this is a 1998 photo of someone named Marcus Stanton but pro-football-reference.com says that there has been no Marcus Stanton to play professional football and that TCU's own Greg Evans wore #27 for the Native Americans that year. So I'm going to say this is him ... Brandon Finnegan Wore #27 for the 1962 Cardinals Scott Atchison's 5th and final appearance on the countdown ...
  13. 4 points
    Lyle Lanley II

    Frogs in the Minors 2018

    First comprehensive update in a while: AAA: -Brandon Finnegan continues to struggle in his attempt to regain his form and get back to the Bigs. After 8 mostly sub-par starts for Louisville (Reds), he's now pitching out of the bullpen. In 20 total appearances (54+ IP), he's 2-8, carrying a 7.41 ERA, allowing a .322 opponents' batting average and has 42 K's against 29 BB. -Jason Coats had a quick start to the year for Durham (Rays), but has plateaud since - through 79 games, he's hitting .245 with 19 doubles, 3 triples, 9 HR, 42 RBI and a .722 OPS. -Matt Purke appeared to have steadied himself after a rough start to the season for Las Vegas (Mets), but has seen his ERA rise again as of late. Through 37 total relief appearances, he's 2-1 with 1 save, a 6.41 ERA, .288 opponent's batting average and 42 K's to 34 BB. -Chad Huffman is currently on the disable list. Through 64 games for Toledo (Tigers) he's hitting .257 with 12 doubles, 1 triple, 8 HR, 29 RBI and a .794 OPS. -Kevin Cron went deep twice this week for Reno (D'Backs). Through 76 games he's hitting .330 with 21 doubles, 19 HR, 79 RBI and a .977 OPS. -Jerrick Suiter has hit safely in 4 of his last 5 for Indianapolis (Pirates). Through 47 games he's hitting .209 with 12 doubles, 1 triple, 1 HR, 13 RBI and a .622 OPS. -Alex Young went 7 innings, picking up another W in his last start for Reno (D'Backs). In 11 starts since his promotion, he's now 5-1 with a 6.25 ERA. Combined with his 9 starts at Double-A, he's now 10-4 for the year with a 5.21 ERA and 92 K's against 34 BB. -Tyler Alexander gave up just 2 runs in 7+ innings in his last start for Toledo (Tigers), but took a hard-luck L. In 11 starts since his promotion, he's now 2-5 with a 4.59 ERA. Combined with his 9 starts at Double-A, he's now 5-7 for the year with a 4.23 ERA and 76 K's against just 19 BB. -Riley Ferrell has given up 4 runs across his last three outings for Fresno (Astros), where he's now carrying a 6.23 ERA through 11 total relief appearances since his promotion. Combined with his 21 appearances at Double-A he's now 2-2 on the year with a 3.44 ERA (in 36+ total IP), 8 for 8 in save opportunities with 48 K's against 25 BB. AA: -Jantzen Witte collected 6 base hits over the last week for Portland (Red Sox), where he's now hitting .272 through 66 games. Combined with the 15 games he played at Triple-A, he's now hitting .260 for the year with 19 doubles, 2 triples, 10 HR, 51 RBI and a .779 OPS. -Preston Morrison has regained his form for Tennessee (Cubs), where his current 5-game scorless streak has helped him reduce his ERA from 6.23 to 4.94 over the past month. Combined with his 3 appearances at Triple-A he's now 1-2 on the year with a 5.05 ERA (51+ total IP), 1 for 1 in save opportunities with 40 K's against just 15 BB. -Brian Howard has pitched into the 7th inning in his last three starts for Midland (A's), where he's now 2-2 with a 2.36 ERA in 7 total starts since his promotion. Combined with the 12 games (11 starts) in Advanced-A, he's now 9-5 for the year with a 2.37 ERA (114 total IP), a .196 opponent's batting average and 118 K's against just 27 BB. -Taylor Featherston drove in two last night for Pensacola (Reds), where he's now hitting .382 with 7 RBI through 9 games since being signed. Combined with the 55 games he played for Triple-A Rochester (Twins) before being released, he's now hitting .201 for the year with 6 doubles, 4 triples, 4 HR, 28 RBI and a .613 OPS. Advanced-A: -Brian Trieglaff is still on the disabled list for Tampa (Yankees), having not pitched since June 26th. In 17 total games this year at A-Ball and Advanced-A, he's now 3-1 with a 1.51 ERA in 35 total IP, 33 K's against just 4 BB. -Nolan Brown is currently mired in an 0-12 for Winston-Salem (White Sox), where his average has now dropped to .182 in 7 games since his promotion. Combined with the 55 games he played in A-Ball, he's now hitting .274 for the year with 12 doubles, 2 triples, 22 RBI and a .697 OPS. -Durbin Feltman has yet to appear for Salem (Red Sox) - but in 11 total relief appearances at Short-Season A and A-Ball he's now 3-for-3 in save opportunities, carrying a 1.51 ERA and has 21 K's against 1 lonely BB. -PROMOTION : Austen Wade has been promoted to Advanced-A Lynchburg by the Indians' organization, and went 0-3 in his debut for the Hillcats. Combined with his 41 games in A-Ball and 8-game rehab stint in the Arizona Rookie League, he's now hitting .260 for the year with 13 doubles, 1 triple, 2 HR, 18 RBI and a .747 OPS. A-Ball: -Evan Skoug has been flirting with the Mendoza Line all year for Kannapolis (White Sox) - through 71 games he's now hitting .206 for the year with 10 doubles, 2 triples, 5 HR, 30 RBI and a .626 OPS. -Mitchell Traver is currently on the disabled list, having not pitched since July 7th for Burlington (Angels) where, through 17 starts, he's 5-6 with a 4.20 ERA, 58 K's against 30 BB. -Luken Baker has 6 hits across his last 5 games for Peoria (Cardinals), where he's now hitting .279 in 10 games since his promotion. Combined with the 8 games he played in the Rookie League, he's now batting .358 for the year with 5 doubles, 1 HR, 11 RBI and an .875 OPS. Short Season-A: -Sean Wymer has given up 7 runs across his last three outings for Vancouver (Blue Jays). Through 4 starts and 4 relief appearances (21+ total IP) he's 3-2 with a 4.64 ERA, 16 K's against just 5 BB. -Jordan Kipper has been hampered by injuries this year. He began the year going 1-1 with a 2.41 ERA for Double-A Bowie (Orioles), then went on the disabled list in late April. On July 11th, he began a rehab assignment for Aberdeen. He had three scoreless relief outings for the Iron Birds, but now hasn't pitched since July 16th. -Cam Warner has hit safely in 3 of hist last 5 games for Connecticut (Tigers), where he's now hitting .270 through 18 games. Combined with the 11 games he played in A-Ball, he's now hitting .223 for the year with 9 doubles, 1 HR, 11 RBI and a .639 OPS. Mexican League: -Jerome Pena has played 14 games for the Aguascalientes Railroaders - hitting .231 with 2 doubles 1 triple, 2 HR, 7 RBI and a .783 OPS
  14. 4 points
    ProsperFrog

    Urban in trouble...

    The good news for Urban, if he hurries, he can move to Florence, Italy and work on Briles' staff...
  15. 4 points
    Good insights into Big 12 teams from opposing coaches. https://athlonsports.com/college-football/big-12-coaches-talk-anonymously-about-conference-foes-2018
  16. 4 points
    Ray is a Horned Frog This is a haiku 'bout Ray Ray is on the team
  17. 4 points
    Camp starts August 1(today)
  18. 4 points
    -Taylor Featherston has been given another shot, having signed with the Reds' organization - and so far, he's taking advantage of it. In 4 games with Double-A Pensacola, he's 7-for-15 (.467) with 2 doubles and 2 RBI. -Kevin Cron had a 5-for-5 night over the weekend for Triple-A Reno (D'Backs), bringing his season average up to .331 to go along with his 18 HRs, 77 RBI and .981 OPS. Come on, D'Backs, call him up for the stretch run! -Brian Howard struck out 8 in 7 shutout innings in his last start for Double-A Midland (A's), where he's now 1-2 with a 2.55 ERA in six starts since his promotion. -Preston Morrison has put together 5 & 2/3 straight scoreless innings of relief work across 4 appearances for Double-A Tennessee (Cubs), with just 1 hit surrendered in that span, 5 K's against 1 BB. He's brought his season ERA down from 5.85 to 5.01. -Durbin Feltman picked up a save over the weekend for Class A Greenville (Red Sox), where he's 3-for-3 on save opportunities with a 2.25 ERA, 14 K's/1 BB in 7 appearances since his promotion. -Luken Baker had an RBI double on Sunday for Class A Peoria (Cardinals), where he's now 8-for-25 (.320) in six games since his promotion. -Austen Wade has 4 hits in 4 games since being promoted back to Class A Lake County (Indians) following an 8-game rehab stint with the Tribe's AZL Rookie League squad.
  19. 4 points
    Jared

    TCU Tennis 2017-18

    Norrie v. Jaziri is underway and Cam just won the first set 7-5 after coming back from being a break down on the grandstand court at Atlanta. 1-0 as Cam gets an early break in the 2nd set. 3-0! Up two breaks! 4-0. Looking good. 5-0. The Camster advances to the Round of 16 7-5, 6-0 in Hotlanta!
  20. 4 points
    A few memorable Frog 40s Gary Patterson being introduced as the new head football coach at TCU on December 8, 2000 - when he was 40 years old. ...and a few bonus 40s:
  21. 4 points
    Lyle Lanley II

    FROGS in the MLB 2018

    Carpenter putting on a show at Wrigley this afternoon. 5-for-5, three home runs, two doubles, 7 RBI Keep in mind, here - this game is still in the 6th inning.
  22. 4 points
    FractalFrog

    TCU Tennis 2017-18

    Nick Chappell upset Petros Chyrsochos to reach the singles quarterfinals in the Futures tournament in Iowa City, and he and partner Alec Adamson have made it to the doubles final.
  23. 4 points
    Missed yesterday: And for today:
  24. 4 points
    Sewo is apparently up to 240 lbs per GP. 6-3, 240 lbs, and 4.45 40-yard dash at RB? GIVE. HIM. THE. DAMN. BALL.
  25. 4 points
    Going back to the 1988 friendly USMNT played against Ecuador and the discrepency on wikipedia as to what stadium hosted it - I emailed the communications dept at US Soccer. They confirmed that the match was played at Herman Clark Stadium.
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