2009 TCU Horned Frogs football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
2009 TCU Horned Frogs football
TCU Horned Frogs logo.svg
Mountain West champion
Fiesta Bowl, L 10–17 vs. Boise State
ConferenceMountain West Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 6
2009 record12–1 (8–0 MW)
Head coachGary Patterson (9th as head coach, 11th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorJarrett Anderson (1st as coordinator, 12th overall season)
Co-offensive coordinatorJustin Fuente (1st as coordinator, 2nd overall season)
Offensive schemeSpread
Defensive coordinatorDick Bumpas (6th season)
Base defense4–2–5 defense
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,358)
Uniform
MWC-Uniform-TCU-2009.png
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 6 TCU $   8 0         12 1  
No. 12 BYU   7 1         11 2  
No. 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 State   0 8         3 9  
  • $ – Conference champion and BCS representative as top non-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 NCAA Division I FBS 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 Conference 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]

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 122:30 p.m.at Virginia*No. 16ESPNUW 30–1448,336[1]
September 196:00 p.m.Texas State*No. 15NoneW 56–2135,249[2]
September 263:30 p.m.at Clemson*No. 15ESPN360W 14–1071,869[3]
October 37:00 p.m.SMU*No. 11
The Mtn.W 39–1437,130[4]
October 106:30 p.m.at Air ForceNo. 10CBSCSW 20–1730,104[5]
October 173:00 p.m.Colorado StateNo. 12
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
VersusW 44–631,156[6]
October 246:30 p.m.at No. 16 BYUNo. 10VersusW 38–764,641[7]
October 313:00 p.m.UNLVdaggerNo. 8
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
VersusW 41–033,541[8]
November 73:00 p.m.at San Diego StateNo. 6VersusW 55–1221,708[9]
November 146:30 p.m.No. 16 UtahNo. 4
CBSCSW 55–2850,307[10]
November 211:00 p.m.at WyomingNo. 4The Mtn.W 45–1015,031[11]
November 2812:00 p.m.New MexicoNo. 4
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
The Mtn.W 51–1041,738[12]
January 4, 20107:30 p.m.vs. No. 6 Boise State*No. 3FoxL 10–1773,227[13]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Roster[edit]

2009 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 14 Andy Dalton Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

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" (PDF). Clemson University. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 24, 2011. 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.