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Fast Forward Week 1 Liberty vs. TCU “Inside The Numbers”

Jackson State vs. TCU
Notes:
TCU won 6 games in 2016 against 5 FBS opponents (Iowa State, SMU, Kansas, Baylor and Texas) with a combined overall record of 22-39 or .360%. The Horned Frogs won those games by a total score of 191-77 or 22.8 points per game. TCU also defeated South Dakota State (FCS) by a score of 59-41.

 

 

 
TCU lost 7 games in 2016 against FBS opponents (Arkansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Texas Tech, Oklahoma State, Kansas State and Georgia) with a combined overall record of 60-30 or .666%. The Horned Frogs lost those games by a total score of 246-153 or 13.2 points per game.

 

 

 
Five of TCU’s seven losses were at home in 2016.

 

 
TCU had the most losses since the 1996 season under Pat Sullivan when the team went 4-7 overall.

 

 

 

 
TCU was 4-5 against opponents from the Big 12. The Horned Frogs won those four games by a total score of 158-74 or 21.0 points per game. TCU lost those five games by a total score of 174-92 or 16.4 points per game.

 

 

 

 

 
Since 2008, TCU is 7-2 against FBS and FCS opponents on week one of the college football season. The Horned Frogs won those games by a total score of 272-110 or 23.1 points per game. TCU lost those two games (Baylor in 2011 and LSU in 2013) by a total score of 87-75 or 6.0 points per game.

 

 

 

 

 

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