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2014 TCU Horned Frogs football team

The 2014 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Playing as a member of the Big 12 Conference (Big 12), the team was led by head coach Gary Patterson, in his 14th year, and played its home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas. They finished the season 12–1, 8–1 in Big 12 play to win a share of the Big 12 title with Baylor. They were invited to the Peach Bowl where they defeated Ole Miss.

2014 TCU Horned Frogs football
TCU Horned Frogs logo.svg
Big 12 co-champion
Peach Bowl champion
Peach Bowl, W 42–3 vs. Ole Miss
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 3
APNo. 3
2014 record12–1 (8–1 Big 12)
Head coachGary Patterson (14th as head coach, 16th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorDoug Meacham (1st season)
Co-offensive coordinatorSonny Cumbie (1st season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorDick Bumpas (11th season)
Base defense4–2–5 defense
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 45,000)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 7 Baylor +   8 1         11 2  
No. 3 TCU +   8 1         12 1  
No. 18 Kansas State   7 2         9 4  
Oklahoma   5 4         8 5  
West Virginia   5 4         7 6  
Texas   5 4         6 7  
Oklahoma State   4 5         7 6  
Texas Tech   2 7         4 8  
Kansas   1 8         3 9  
Iowa State   0 9         2 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
As of January 1, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position Year at TCU Alma Mater
Gary Patterson Head Coach 14th Kansas State (1983)
Jarrett Anderson Offensive Line 17th New Mexico (1993)
Dick Bumpas Defensive Coordinator/Defensive Line 11th Arkansas (1973)
Rusty Burns Outside Receivers 6th Springfield College (1978)
DeMontie Cross Linebackers 2nd Missouri (1997)
Sonny Cumbie Co-Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks 1st Texas Tech (2004)
Chad Glasgow Safeties 13th Oklahoma State (1995)
Curtis Luper Running Backs 2nd Stephen F. Austin (1996)
Doug Meacham Co-Offensive Coordinator/Inside Wide Receivers 1st Oklahoma State (1988)
Kenny Perry Cornerbacks 2nd Houston (1993)
Dan Sharp Special Teams 14th TCU (1985)
Bryson Oliver Graduate Assistant – Offense 1st Texas Tech (2006)
Jason Teague Graduate Assistant – Defense 2nd TCU (2010)

[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 p.m.Samford*FSSW/FCS CentralW 48–1440,094
September 133:00 p.m.Minnesota*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FS1W 30–743,958
September 2711:00 a.m.at SMU*CBSSNW 56–023,093
October 42:30 p.m.No. 4 OklahomaNo. 25
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FOXW 37–3347,394
October 112:30 p.m.at No. 5 BaylorNo. 9ABC/ESPN2L 58–6146,803
October 183:00 p.m.No. 15 Oklahoma State No. 12
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FS1W 42–943,214
October 252:30 p.m.Texas TechNo. 10
FOXW 82–2745,122
November 12:30 p.m.at No. 20 West VirginiaNo. 7ABC/ESPN2W 31–3061,190
November 86:30 p.m.No. 7 Kansas StateNo. 6
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
FOXW 41–2048,012
November 152:30 p.m.at KansasNo. 4FS1W 34–3030,889
November 276:30 p.m.at TexasNo. 5FS1W 48–1096,496
December 611:00 a.m.Iowa StateNo. 3
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
ABCW 55–345,242
December 3111:30 a.m.vs. No. 9 Ole Miss*No. 6ESPNW 42–365,706
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll and College Football Playoff Top 25 poll (beginning 11/1) released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source: [2]

Game summariesEdit

SamfordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 0 7 0 7 14
Horned Frogs 14 10 10 14 48
Overall record Last meeting Result
First Meeting

MinnesotaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Gophers 0 0 0 7 7
Horned Frogs 10 14 6 0 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 1974 MINN, 9–7

@ SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Horned Frogs 7 21 21 7 56
Mustangs 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
46–40–7 2013 TCU, 48–17

OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Sooners 14 10 7 2 33
#25 Horned Frogs 14 10 7 6 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–9 2013 OU, 20–17

@ BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#9 Horned Frogs 14 17 13 14 58
#5 Bears 10 17 10 24 61
Overall record Last meeting Result
51–51–7 2013 BAY, 41–38

Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#15 Cowboys 3 6 0 0 9
#12 Horned Frogs 21 7 14 0 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
9–13–2 2013 OSU, 24–10

Texas TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 17 3 7 0 27
#10 Horned Frogs 24 13 31 14 82
Overall record Last meeting Result
23–30–3 2013 TTU, 20–10

@ West VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Horned Frogs 7 0 14 10 31
#20 Mountaineers 13 0 14 3 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2013 WVU, 30–27

Kansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#7 Wildcats 7 0 7 6 20
#6 Horned Frogs 14 3 14 10 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–4 2013 KSU, 33–31

@ KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Horned Frogs 7 3 21 3 34
Jayhawks 6 7 14 3 30
Overall record Last meeting Result
18–8–4 2013 TCU, 27–17

@ TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#5 Horned Frogs 13 7 0 28 48
Longhorns 0 3 0 7 10
Overall record Last meeting Result
21–62–1 2013 TEX, 30–7

Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cyclones 0 3 0 0 3
#3 Horned Frogs 14 3 31 7 55
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–1 2013 TCU, 21–17

Ole Miss –Peach BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#6 Horned Frogs 14 14 14 0 42
#9 Ole Miss 0 0 0 3 3
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–5 1983 MISS, 20–7

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Final 
AP RV RV RV RV RV 25 9 12 10 10 6 5 5 6 4 6 3 
Coaches RV RV RV RV RV 25 12 12 10 10 7 5 5 5 4 6 3 
CFP Not released 7 6 4 5 5 3 6 Not released

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Coaches". TCU Athletics. Retrieved July 23, 2014.
  2. ^ "2014 TCU Horned Frogs Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved February 3, 2014.