TCU Horned Frogs Football
The TCU Horned Frogs football team is the intercollegiate football team of Texas Christian University. TCU competes as a member of the Mountain West Conference. The Frogs have won two national championships and fifteen conference championships. Additionally, the program has had a few legendary players, including Sammy Baugh, Davey O'Brien, and LaDainian Tomlinson.
The Horned Frogs play their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth. The stadium opened in 1930 and holds 44,008. On November 14, 2009, TCU posted on its official Twitter page that that night's game against Utah "broke the attendance record in Amon Carter Stadium with 50,307.". The current head coach of the program is Gary Patterson.
TCU's first year of football was 1896, when it still went by the name AddRan College. That year the team's record was 1–1–1. Its first win came against Toby’s Business College by the score of 8–6, apparently not having to use any substitutes. In the era prior to joining the Southwest Conference (SWC) in 1923, TCU amassed a record of 89–84–19. In 1912, TCU went 8–1–0 and scored 230 points while only allowing 53 points the whole season. The Frogs' one loss...
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