Interesting facts about
* With only 6,000 students, TCU is the eighth-smallest Division 1-A school.
* Sixty percent of the student body at TCU is female. That means with 119 players on the football team, five percent of the male population at TCU is on the football team.
* According to a recent article in Men's Health,
* Gary Patterson's wife, Kelsey Patterson's parents are both ISU
graduates. Kelsey actually went to Elementary School in
*TCU's equipment manager Matt Lewis, served the same position for
TCU on the football field…
* TCU holds a 2-0 series lead over
* This is TCU's 2nd Houston Bowl appearance. TCU lost to Texas A&M 28-9 in the year 2001.
*This is the 22nd bowl appearance in TCU History. The Frogs bowl record is 7-13-1.
* TCU is making its seventh bowl appearance in the last eight seasons.
* TCU's center, Stephen Culp was a candidate for the Rimington Award as the nation's top center.
* Cory Rodgers is a Sports Illustrated first-team All-American at kick returner.
* TCU had 18 players receive All-Mountain West Conference honors.
*Gary Patterson was named MWC Coach of the Year while running back Aaron Brown was MWC Freshman of the Year.
* TCU currently has won nine games in a row. That's the third largest
winning streak in the country only behind
* TCU's defense didn't allow one touchdown during the month of November in two games.
* TCU is only the third team in MWC history to go undefeated in the conference.
* TCU's defense leads the country in interceptions with 24.
* TCU's first nine interceptions of the year were by nine different players.
* TCU's last seven wins were by an average of 24.6 points.
* Cory Rodgers is the only player in college football to have two kickoff returns for a touchdown this season. Rodgers has 4,633 career all-purpose yards. Rodgers has 29 career touchdowns.
* Rodgers had caught a pass in 29 straight games before his streak came
to an end against
* TCU has scored first in nine of it's 11 games this season.
* Jeff Ballard is 7-0 as a starting quarterback.
* TCU's defense has allowed only 31 points in 11 games during the fourth quarter this season.
* In the past seven games, TCU has outscored its opponents 96-16 in the first quarter.
* TCU has led the nation in defense twice in the past five years.
* 31 TCU players have been in NFL training camps in the past five years.
* TCU averages 222.5 rushing yards per game at night compared to 137.5 during the day.