World News – United States – TCU vs Texas – Match Recap – October 3, 2020 – ESPN


Max Duggan finds a seam and bolts 26 yards home to regain TCU’s lead over Texas at the end of the fourth quarter (0:26)

Quarterback Horned Frogs ran for the go-ahead score with 4 minutes remaining and the defense held him on with a fumble at the goal line to beat Non 9 Texas on Saturday in a game that counted 26 penalties and that ended with TCU taking a safety to escape the dying seconds of a 33-31 win

In doing so, the Horned Frogs (1-1, 1-1) dealt another blow to the Big 12 college football playoffs now hope Texas and Oklahoma, the league’s top-ranked teams at the start of the season, everyone has early home losses against unranked opponents

« Find a way You have to take ball games, said TCU coach Gary Patterson He is now 7-2 against Texas since TCU joined the Big 12 in 2012

“Everyone we play in the state We know their players, so our kids play hard, and our kids, their families are lucky enough to come to the ball games,” Patterson said. “So, you know, this is one of those games « 

Even with this story, Texas were stunned to leave the field with loss after coming so close to another big breakout A week ago, Texas rallied late to win overtime at Texas Tech

After Duggan’s touchdown, Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger pushed the Longhorns to the edge of the end zone A 52-yard pass to Keaontay Ingram put Texas in goal position, but Ingram got then fumbled over the TCU 1 yard line with 2:32 left to play

Supported with little room to move, TCU slowly progressed before Taye Barber ran 9 yards to pick up a critical first try that left the Horned Frogs bleeding the game clock Duggan took a deep slam from the back of the end zone to run the last 6 seconds

« Better to take safety than try to throw it and allow them to throw a long throw You wanted to get the ball out of their hands, » said Patterson « Easy »

Duggan led TCU’s wrath in Texas last season as a rookie He made his first start of the disrupted 2020 season after missing much of training camp while dealing with previously undiagnosed heart disease He passed 231 yards and ran 79 more and scored twice His 26-yard TD finish stunned the Texas defense as he had a clear path to the end zone

Ehlinger threw four touchdown passes on an otherwise difficult day for him Ehlinger finished just 17 of 36 for 236 yards His 14 touchdown passes in three games lead the country

Ehlinger’s final touchdown to Malcolm Epps gave Texas their first lead early in the fourth quarter On the final drive, Ehlinger said he had the option to keep the ball instead of passing to Ingram on the fumble

« I spoke to him I reminded him that as much as we like it, it’s just a game This is neither life nor death, » said Ehlinger « I told him it wasn’t was definitely not on him

TCU: Duggan’s play and a robust defensive effort after a first loss to Iowa State gives TCU hope the Horned Frogs can compete for the Big 12 title Duggan was keen on the throws sooner and later, and had the stamina to find the moves and speed for the late touchdown even after being hit hard multiple times during the match

Texas: Longhorns now find themselves in a fight to qualify for the Big 12 title game with a huge game against Oklahoma next week Ehlinger can’t do it all for the Longhorns every week Defense was fine best this week and allowed the Horned Frogs to score goals instead of touchdowns on several key workouts, but broke when it counted in the end

« I need to have an in-depth conversation with our board and get to know the psyche of our team, » said Texas coach Tom Herman « We need to find a way to make sure that what caused the blackouts today does not happen again » « 

Texas to fall from the Top 10 in more bad news for the Big 12

The penalties started from the kick-off and never stopped It took three tries just to kick off TCU’s first penalty wiped out a big tackle that pinned Texas deep and the next – on the re-kick – canceled a Longhorns kick-off return inside TCU 5 The match officials then picked up a flag on a long run which set up TCU’s first touchdown In the first possession of the second quarter, Texas starting linebacker Juwan Mitchell was sent off for targeting a big shot on Duggan

« We fought, » said Ehlinger « We shouldn’t even get the big picture right now with the number of little mistakes we’ve made »

The NCAA single game record for penalties is 36, set in 1986 by Fresno State and San Jose State

Arkansas intercepted KJ Costello three times as the Razorbacks shattered a 20-game losing streak in the SEC by upsetting Non 16 Mississippi State 21-14 on Saturday night

Did you think this college football season would be different just because the whole world is unlike anything we’ve known before? Oh, how wrong you were

With a 37-30 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night, the Iowa State Cyclones broke a 24-game losing streak against the Sooners Iowa State’s last home win over Oklahoma dates back to to 1960

The Cyclones take their first lead of the match at the end of the third quarter and keep their foot on the accelerator to defeat the Sooners 37-30

The Mailman delivered for Georgia in their first college start, teaming up with a dominant defense to lead the Bulldogs to a revealing victory in the Top 10 opener of the college football season

Frank Gore Jr ran for 130 yards, Jack Abraham threw for a pair of scores and South Mississippi beat North Texas 41-31 on Saturday night

Texas vs TCU, Matthew McConaughey, TCU

World News – United States – TCU vs Texas – Match Recap – October 3, 2020 – ESPN



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