The TCU Horned Frogs have been voted as the favorites to win the Big 12 in 2015. In 2014, the Horned Frogs went from a 4-8 team to a 12-1 team. TCU and Baylor both shared the glorious Big 12 championship title last season, but TCU will look to win it all on their own in 2015. However, despite the great effort and success, TCU was not voted into the top four, and they failed to make the College Football Playoff.
TCU football head coach Gary Patterson has a ton of confidence in his players. “It’s been a great summer. Going into our fourth season, last year having an opportunity to be in a situation where you won more games than you lost and getting a chance to play in a great Bowl game,” he said. “So for us, we’re just moving forward recruiting-wise, football-wise, all of the above. Facility-wise. Things have not stopped at TCU.”
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is entering his senior year at TCU. Before last season, there was a lot of doubt that he would be TCU’s starting QB, but after proving the doubters all wrong with an impressive 2014 season, throwing thirty touchdown passes, he’s now listed as a candidate to win the Heisman Trophy in 2015.
Boykin said at the Big 12 Media day event on Monday that he’s not focusing too much on the Heisman Trophy. “I try not to think about it a lot,” Boykin said. “If I do win the Heisman, the whole city of Fort Worth and my family will be so proud.”
Coach Patterson said he’s working on improving the defense, and explained that the goal is not just about the linebackers, but it’s about the entire defense. “Defensively, not just linebacker-wise, we have a chance to be more athletic than we were a year ago,” he said. “Like anybody else, we have to stay healthy.”
TCU will open their season against the Golden Gophers of Minnesota on September 3. TCU will look to win the Big 12 title for the second year in a row.