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TCU vs. Oklahoma: Frogs aiming for another upset

After knocking off Texas in Austin, TCU returns to Fort Worth to host the other big power in their new conference.

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TCU fans frustrated by offensive playcalling

Suspect playcalling and costly mistakes for TCU led to a disappointing 24-17 home loss to No. 11 Oklahoma on Saturday at Amon Carter Stadium.

The Horned Frogs trailed 21-7 in the third quarter before the offense finally came alive, pulling to within 24-17 midway through the fourth. When Oklahoma's Mike Hunnicut missed a 42-yard field goal, TCU drove the length of the field with just under three minutes remaining in the game. Quarterback Trevone Boykin appeared to tie the game on a keeper on third-and-10, but the play was called back due to obvious holding.

TCU failed on fourth down from the 15, ending the game and securing a big win for Oklahoma. The close defeat was no consolation for TCU fans, however, as HawkeyedFrog of Frogs Of War expressed his feelings about the playcalling on offense:

Frustrating, frustrating game. The playcalling was poor once more, and the personnel decisions were frankly baffling. We ran the zone read one time in the first half, gained eight yards and I didn't see us run it again. On senior day, Matthew Tucker gets five carries? Dean gets nine yards on a carry to the outside, gets one on a play where he was hit in the backfield and gets no more carries the rest of the game? Even if we do #FreeCaseyP next year without a bit more creativity and thought in the playcalls the TCU offense may struggle next year, and with the talent that we have on offense that's a damn pity. Why in games that we have Waymon James do we run Tucker 15 times and games where we don't we run him five times? What a waste.

TCU managed just eleven first downs in the game on 350 total yards. Boykin managed just 231 yards passing, a good chunk of which came on an 80-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Carter. TCU averaged 3.8 yards per run on 31 rushing attempts in the game.

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TCU trails, 14-7

The Oklahoma Sooners are helping their own BCS cause so far today, leading TCU 14-7 at halftime. They'll need a win and a Kansas State loss to be Big 12 champions.

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Sooners take early 7-0 lead against Horned Frogs

It was all defense during the first quarter until Landry Jones hit Damien Williams to give the Oklahoma Sooners an early 7-0 lead over the TCU Horned Frogs.

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OU vs. TCU: game time, TV schedule, odds and more

The Sooners have a chance at the Big 12 conference title with a win over TCU and a Kansas State loss.

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Oklahoma is a road favorite vs. TCU

TCU is 2-4 against the spread in its last six games at home.

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