Big 12 Spotlight Game: TCU-Texas Tech game no longer looks like benign matchup

Gary Patterson

TCU head coach Gary Patterson. (RoadTripSports photo by Matthew Postins)

Source: Big 12 Spotlight Game: TCU-Texas Tech game no longer looks benign

By Matthew Postins

Big 12 Football

On behalf of Sixth Gear Auto Sales

A month ago the TCU Horned Frogs’ opener against Texas Tech looked rather benign. Not anymore.

Saturday’s game between the 3-0 Horned Frogs and the 3-0 Red Raiders has a prime afternoon slot on Fox (3:30 p.m. CST) and a myriad of storylines to explore. From TCU’s attrition on defense to the rise of quarterback Patrick Mahomes in Lubbock, this one feels like it has the makings of a good old-fashioned shootout.

Just don’t compare this game to any of either team’s three non-conference games.

“They’re (Texas Tech’s players) going to see a whole other beast this week with what TCU does and the dynamic athletes they have,” Red Raiders head coach Kliff Kingsbury said. “So it’s really apples and oranges.”

Read more at RandHSports.com.

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