Posts Tagged ‘Tekerrein Cuba’

TCU 2011 Outlook– Defense

Posted by    |    June 7th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

Gary Patterson’s defenses have been the stingiest in the nation three years running; to claim a fourth consecutive title, TCU’s redshirt freshmen in the secondary will have to grow up fast, and the new starters on the defensive line will have to live up to their billing.  All of this uncertaintly doesn’t seem to have ruffled any feathers in Fort Worth.  “Over the last fourteen years we’ve taught it the same way,” Patterson said early in the spring. “The same coverage got taught today, blitz package, yesterday we taught the tackling drill without pads on. You have to have a starting point, you got to see how much a team can grow in fifteen days.”

Senior end Braylon Broughton looked good this spring. (more…)

TCU 31, BYU 3

Posted by    |    October 21st, 2010 at 9:00 am

TCU linebackers Kenny Cain (51) and Tanner Brock (35) throttle a BYU ballcarrier. (Photo: Keith Robinson)

Clearly Bronco Mendenhall has learned the lesson of the F-Bowl: TCU lived and died in 2009 by its running game. “TCU was running it about 270 yards a game [in 2010] and we did not want to allow them to be multi-dimensional…I think we played the run effectively. We could not allow them to be two dimensional.”  (more…)

TCU shuts out Wyoming

Posted by    |    October 10th, 2010 at 3:45 pm

Ed Wesley poses (drawing a flag) in the endzone after scoring a touchdown against Wyoming. (Photo: Keith Robinson)

The Frogs picked a good week to shut out a foe and capitalize on a loss ahead of them in the polls. The win tells little about TCU, however, as Wyoming is a woefully undermanned squad (only 67 ‘Pokes are on scholarship) and was playing without its best playmaker, quarterback Austin Carta-Samuels. Basically this was a bodybag game, conference affiliations notwithstanding. (more…)