2009 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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2009 TCU Horned Frogs football
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Mountain West Conference Champions
Fiesta Bowl vs. Boise State, L 10–17
Conference Mountain West Conference
Ranking
Coaches #6
AP #6
2009 record 12–1 (8–0 MWC)
Head coach Gary Patterson (9th as head coach,11th overall year)
Co-offensive coordinator Jarrett Anderson (1st as Coordinator, 12th Overall year)
Co-offensive coordinator Justin Fuente (1st as Coordinator, 2nd overall year)
Offensive scheme Spread
Defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas (6th year)
Base defense 4–2–5 defense
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,358)
Uniform
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Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#6 TCU   8 0         12 1  
#12 BYU   7 1         11 2  
#18 Utah   6 2         10 3  
Air Force   5 3         8 5  
Wyoming   4 4         7 6  
UNLV   3 5         5 7  
San Diego State   2 6         4 8  
New Mexico   1 7         1 11  
Colorado St.   0 8         3 9  
† – Conference champion and BCS representative as top
000non-AQ school to meet automatic qualification criteria
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University in the 2009 college football season. The team was coached by Gary Patterson. The Frogs played their home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs finished the season 12–1 (8–0 MWC) and won the Mountain West title. On December 6, they were invited to their first Bowl Championship Series game and their first major bowl since the 1959 Cotton Bowl Classic, against #6 Boise State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on January 4, 2010. In the Fiesta Bowl, TCU was upset by underdog Boise State, 17–10.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 12 2:30 PM at Virginia* #16 Scott StadiumCharlottesville, VA ESPNU W 30–14   48,336[1]
September 19 6:00 PM Texas State* #15 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX None W 56–21   35,249[2]
September 26 3:30 PM at Clemson* #15 Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ESPN360 W 14–10   71,869[3]
October 3 7:00 PM SMU* #11 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX The Mtn. W 39–14   37,130[4]
October 10 6:30 PM at Air Force #10 Falcon StadiumColorado Springs, CO CBSCS W 20–17   30,104[5]
October 17 3:00 PM Colorado State #12 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX Versus W 44–6   31,156[6]
October 24 6:30 PM at #16 BYU #10 LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT Versus W 38–7   64,641[7]
October 31 3:00 PM UNLVdagger #8 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX Versus W 41–0   33,541[8]
November 7 3:00 PM at San Diego State #6 Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA Versus W 55–12   21,708[9]
November 14 6:30 PM #16 Utah #4 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX CBSCS W 55–28   50,307[10]
November 21 1:00 PM at Wyoming #4 War Memorial StadiumLaramie, WY The Mtn. W 45–10   15,031[11]
November 28 12:00 PM New Mexico #4 Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX The Mtn. W 51–10   41,738[12]
January 4 7:30 PM vs. #6 Boise State* #3 University of Phoenix StadiumGlendale, AZ (Fiesta Bowl) Fox L 10–17   73,227[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP 17 16 15 15 11 10 12 10 8 6 4 4 4 4 3 6
Coaches 17 16 15 14 10 9 8 7 6 4 4 4 4 4 3 6
Harris Not released 11 10 10 8 7 6 4 4 4 4 3
BCS Not released 8 6 6 4 4 4 4 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Virginia Cavaliers Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on September 15, 2009. Retrieved September 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Texas State Bobcats vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved September 20, 2009. 
  3. ^ "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide". Clemson University. Retrieved November 12, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Southern Methodist Mustangs vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved October 4, 2009. 
  5. ^ "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. Retrieved October 10, 2009. 
  6. ^ "Colorado State Rams vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 20, 2009. Retrieved October 18, 2009. 
  7. ^ "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Brigham Young Cougars Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  8. ^ "UNLV Rebels vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on November 3, 2009. Retrieved October 31, 2009. 
  9. ^ "TCU Horned Frogs vs. San Diego State Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved November 7, 2009. 
  10. ^ Maisel, Ivan (November 14, 2009). "Frogs Worthy, But Will They Get a Shot?". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 19, 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2009. 
  11. ^ "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Wyoming Cowboys". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 24, 2009. Retrieved November 21, 2009. 
  12. ^ "New Mexico Lobos vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 29, 2009. 
  13. ^ "Boise State Broncos vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 5, 2010. 

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