Topic: football

Fall 2012

Making his own legend

In passing Leo “Dutch” Meyer ’21, Gary Patterson is now the all-time winningest football coach in TCU history. Here’s what this milestone means to the coach, his program and the school.

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Spring 2009

Sam Baugh was the “greatest I ever saw”

Two-time All-American and national champion Sam Baugh ’37 helped revolutionize college football’s forward pass, bringing national acclaim to a tiny and struggling TCU. Eight decades later, he remains the Frogs’ greatest athlete ever — and maybe the NFL’s too — but football was only half his story. A movie star, coach and rancher, Sam was every bit a Texas legend.

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Winter 2006

Hands-on experience

  On the field, the Frogs were all business, limiting San Diego State to 31 yards rushing on Nov. 18. That stout defense was the trend all season, as TCU ranked as high as third nationally against the run. It helped carry the team to a second-place finish in the Mountain West and the program’s

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Fall 2001

Carrying on

By the time you read this, Head Coach Gary Patterson could be 0-2 in his first two starts for the Frogs. Or the Cornhuskers could be 0-1 for the first time in a long time. Neither outcome alters the gameplan of the 2001 Horned Frogs.

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