Gameday: TCU 6 – KSU 30 (FINAL)

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Gametime: 11:00AM CST
TV: FS1
Location: Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX

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Scoring Summary

1Q 10:00 – 27yd FG (KSU 3, TCU 0)
1Q 2:12 – 31yd FG by Hatfield (TCU 3, KSU 3)
2Q 9:17 – 30yd Keeper by Ertz (KSU 10, TCU 3)
2Q 0:09 – 40yd FG by Hatfield (TCU 6, KSU 10)
3Q 13:01 – 83yd Pass (KSU 17, TCU 6)
3Q 8:22 – 5yd Rush (KSU 23, TCU 6)
4Q 2:32 – 3yd Rush (KSU 30, TCU 6)


Pregame Analysis

Halftime Analysis

Postgame Autopsy


TCU 13th Possession (2:27 4Q)

1st and 10, TCU 26 – Hill passes deep down the field to Gray, it’s caught at the KSU 35!
1st and 10, KSU 35 – Handoff to Anderson, picks up 4 yards
2nd and 6 – Pass to the corner of the end zone for Williams, can’t get there, but FLAG PI on KSU
1st and 10, KSU 16 – Draw to Anderson who can’t find a hole, loss of 1
2nd and 11 – Pass to Anderson complete at the 11 yard line but FLAG Holding on TCU
2nd and 21 – Pass intended for Slanina, who slips and can’t make the catch.
3rd and 21 – WR screen for Slanina who takes it 7 yards
4th and 14 – Going for it… Hill scrambles and then hurts his ankle short to the first down marker, doesn’t look like he made it falling down, but they give him a good spot. Hill is down on the ground crawling in pain.

INJURY TIMEOUT TCU

1st and GOAL, KSU 5 – Sawyer’s pass over the middle is tipped and INTERCEPTED

END GAME

Kickoff (2:32 4Q): Turpin and Gray back deep, Gray gets the ball and takes it out 11 yards to the TCU 26

KSU 13th Possession (8:45 4Q)

1st and 10, KSU 45 – Handoff for 3 yards
2nd and 7 – Silmon up the middle, Gladney on the stop, gain of 3
3rd and 4 – Pass complete to Harris, got the first down, 10 yard pickup, Small on the tackle
1st and 10, TCU 39 – Ertz with the keeper, Texada beats the block and makes a tackle for a loss of 5 yards
2nd and 15 – Draw up the middle, Howard and Orr on the stop, gain of 4
3rd and 11 – Pass complete and picks up the first down on the catch and run
1st and 10, TCU 21 – Silmon up the middle, Orr and Douglas on the stop, gain of 4
2nd and 6 – Ertz on the keeper, skipping his way through the line, picks up 5

TIMEOUT KSU

3rd and 1 – Ertz skips to a first down
1st and GOAL, TCU 10 – Silmon with the carry, gain of 7
2nd and GOAL, TCU 3 – Handoff to Silmon straight ahead and TD KSU

TCU 12th Possession (9:55 4Q)

1st and 10, TCU 15 – Handoff to Hicks, gain of 4
2nd and 6 – Handoff to Hicks, STRIPPED AND SCORE KSU… wait, refs call forward progress stopped. Break for the Frogs.
3rd and 6 – Pass to Thomas is dropped
4th and 6 – PUNT Nunez to kick… 42 yard kick, 8 yards on the return

KSU 12th Possession (13:53 4Q)

1st and 10, KSU 30 – Handoff and a nice pirouette by the ball carrier, gets him 2 yards
2nd and 8 – Ertz on the keeper, Small with the tackle, no gain
3rd and 8 -Ertz is pressured by Boesen, but he gets away and runs for a first down
1st and 10, KSU 41 – Handoff running right, no gain FLAG PF chop block on KSU
1st and 25 – Handoff to Silmon, Issahaku makes him cut back into the defenders, gain of just 3
2nd and 22 – Handoff to Silmon again, McFarland and Curry on the stop, gain of 2
3rd and 20 – Deep pass is caught at the TCU 31 REVIEW looks like his elbow was down in bounds… but the ball looked like it squeezed out and touched the ground… call is incomplete pass
4th and 20 – PUNT Turpin back deep… Turpin makes the catch then runs BACKWARDS, tackled at the TCU 15, loss of 7 yards after the catch.

TCU 11th Possession (14:46 4Q)

1st and 10, TCU 20 – Finally a deep pass to Williams… too long, incomplete
2nd and 10 – Hill on the keeper up the middle, gain of 4
3rd and 6 – Low pass to Stewart is incomplete
4th and 6 – PUNT Nunez to kick… great punt, fair catch called for and made at the KSU 30; 46 yard punt.

KSU 11th Possession 1:53 3Q)

1st and 10, KSU 35 – Handoff running left, tries to cut up field but Curry and Issahaku are there to stop him for no gain
2nd and 10 – Ertz with the keeper, picks up 19 yards
1st and 10, TCU 46 – Handoff to the right, Douglas there to push him out for no gain
2nd and 10 – Pass complete to Harris, loses his shoe and Small is there to make the stop, gain of just 4

END 3Q

3rd and 6 – Pass intended for Pringle is too long and incomplete.
4th and 6 – PUNT Turpin back lets it go, touchback

TCU 10th Possession (4:16 3Q)

1st and 10, TCU 1 inch line – Pass to Walsh is dropped, he was alone with one defender
2nd and 10 – Hicks makes a cut and has one guy to beat but can’t, pickup of 7
3rd and 3 – 5 wides… Pass low but complete to Stewart, for a first down
1st and 10, TCU 11 – Hill fakes the handoff to Hill and takes off, picks up 12 yards
1st and 10, TCU 23 – WR screen setup for Graham but is forced out, gain of 3
2nd and 7 – Hill running the option keeps it, no gain
3rd and 7 – Pass perfectly thrown to Stewart who drops it.
4th and 7 – PUNT Nunez punt is fielded at the KSU 30 but Gray is there to bring him down immediately

KSU 10th Possession (7:04 3Q)

1st and 10, KSU 31 – handoff trying to run off tackle, Summers on the stop, gain of 3
2nd and 7 – Pass over the middle to Pringle is complete for 9 yards
1st and 10, KSU 43 – Ertz on the keeper, Small forces him to the boundary and is able to bottle him up after a short gain
2nd and 7 – Handoff up the middle to midfield, Summers on the stop
3rd and 3 – Pass over the middle is off the receivers hands and incomplete. Which is good because he had a lot of open field in front of him.
4th and 3 – PUNT Turpin back deep… lets the ball go and it, kid you not, rolls out of bounds right in front of the pylon.

TCU 9th Possession (8:22 3Q)

1st and 10, TCU 25 – Hill back in at QB… quick pass to Turpin but the defender has his ankle and is dropped for a loss of 1
2nd and 11 – SACK loss of 5
3rd and 16 – Hill on the keeper somehow gets the first down! REVIEW looking at the last play, seeing if he made the yard to gain… looks like he did… of course they call him short.

TIMEOUT KSU

4th and 1 – PUNT Nunez to kick… fair catch called for an made at the KSU 31

Kickoff (8:22 3Q): Turpin and Gray back deep… Turpin lets it hit and it scoots out of the back of the end zone; touchback.

KSU 9th Possession (11:10 3Q)

1st and 10, KSU 28 – FLAG Flase start KSU
1st and 15 – Handoff and a quick move gets the runner free in the backfield, 26 yard gain
1st and 10, KSU 49 – Ertz with the keeper and a stiff arm, picks up 31 yards
1st and 10, TCU 20 – Handoff up the middle, Issahaku seals the edge and forces the runner into Summers, no gain
2nd and 10 – Quick pass out to Pringle, Small on the tackle, 4 yard gain
3rd and 6 – Keeper up the middle, Douglas saves the TD
1st and GOAL, TCU 5 – Rush up the middle, four missed tackles later it’s a KSU TD and the PAT MISSED

TCU 8th Possession (12:52 3Q)

1st and 10, TCU 28 – Hill in at QB… keeper and gets 8 yards
2nd and 2 – Hicks up the middle can’t find a hole and loses 1 yard
3rd and 3 – Hicks off tackle is stopped short.
4th and 1 – PUNT Nunez to kick… fair catch called late and made at the KSU 28

Kickoff (13:01 3Q): Turpin and Gray back deep… Line drive kick to Turpin who fields it off the ground, runs to the TCU 28

KSU 8th Possession (13:59 3Q)

1st and 10, KSU 17 – Handoff to the right, stopped by Issahaku for no gain
2nd and 10 – Pass broken up by Lewis!
3rd and 10 – Pass over the middle to Pringle, Orr slips on the coverage and he runs in for the TD but FLAG is back at the KSU 27, they pick up another flag, this one would have been Offensive Pass Interference… TD stands.

TCU 7th Possession (14:52 3Q)

1st and 10, TCU 36 – Gray on the sweep for no gain
2nd and 10 – Hicks up the middle for 5 yards
3rd and 5 – Pass over the middle to Diarse, was able to thread the needle but it’s a bit behind and dropped
4th and 5 – PUNT Nunez to kick, high spiral angled towards the sideline, fair catch called and made at the KSU 17

Kickoff (15:00 3Q): Turpin and Gray back deep… Gray with the catch and runs it out to the TCU 36

KSU 7th Possession (0:02 2Q)

1st and 10, KSU 40 – Ertz takes a knee…

END HALF

Kickoff (0:09 2Q): Bunce to kickoff.. short kick taken out to the KSU 40

TCU 6th Possession (3:11 2Q)

1st and 10, TCU 37 – Sawyer pressured out of the pocket and gains 2 yards
2nd and 8 – Hicks up the middle running hard, gains 6
3rd and 2 – Big package in, Hunt lead blocking, picks up the first down
1st and 10, TCU 48 – Handoff to Anderson, gets past the line quickly and picks up 8 yards
2nd and 2 – Anderson again and nearly breaks it, but picks up 11 yards
1st and 10, KSU 33 – Sawyer’s pass was bounced, incomplete
2nd and 10 – Frogs showing 5 wide empty backfield… WTH

TIMEOUT TCU

2nd and 10 – Hicks in.. pass to Diarse over the middle complete, gain of 7
3rd and 3 – Pass to Hicks crossing is complete and he gets the first down, gain of 5

INJURY TIMEOUT KSU

1st and 10, KSU 20 – Hicks behind Sawyer… SACK Sawyer got three steps then was hit, and the Frogs took a lot of time to get that play set after the injury timeout, took 16 seconds off the clock.
2nd and 16 – TJ and Hicks in the backfield… Pass to TJ out of the backfield is complete but he was immediately tackled, gain of 4
3rd and 12 – floated pass was nearly picked off by the safety, horrible decision
4th and 12 – FG 40 yd attempt by Hatfield is… GOOD

KSU 6th Possession (6:02 2Q)

1st and 10, KSU 14 – Handoff running right, Small on the tackle after an 11 yard gain
1st and 10, KSU 25 – Same play this time to the left, and Small again makes the stop after a gain of 15 yards
1st and 10, KSU 40 – Rush to the right, but this time the ballcarrier is wrapped up after a short gain of 2
2nd and 8 – Pass complete to the left but Orr is there to wrap him up short of the first down
3rd and 2 – Ertz tries to find a hole and falls forward just enough to pick up the first down
1st and 10, TCU 48 – Handoff running right and FUMBLE Orr jumps on it and it’s TCU BALL!!!

TCU 5th Possession (9:15 2Q)

1st and 10, TCU 25 – Pass for Turpin is low and incomplete. Wet conditions causing problems with the passing game
2nd and 10 – Hicks cuts back and gets into the open field… Runs all the way down to the KSU 48!!! FLAG after the play PF on TCU, 27 yard rush then the 15 yard penalty…
1st and 10, TCU 37 – Hicks sweep right, can’t get moving forward, no blocking and is tackled for a loss of 4

Injury Timeout KSU Jordan Willis is the injured Wildcat, he’s able to get up and walk off on his own.

2nd and 14 – Pass to Walsh is complete and enough for the first down, correction marked short
3rd and 1 – Option pitch to Hicks, picks up the first down
1st and 10, KSU 48 – Quick pass to Stewart but FLAG holding on White
1st and 20 – Hicks straight ahead into two Wildcats, no blocking, loss of 1
2nd and 21 – Pass complete to White who tries to turn it around and is able to get 13 yards
3rd and 8 – Sawyer on the option is upended by an unblocked Wildcat loses 2
4th and 10 – PUNT Nunez to kick… Good curving end over end kick, fair catch called for and made at the KSU 14

Kickoff (9:17 2Q): Turpin and Gray back deep… Low line drive kick gets by Turpin and will be downed in the end zone, touchback

KSU 5th Possession (10:35 2Q)

1st and 10, KSU 39 – Handoff up the middle and he gets through, BIG gain, still running, but FLAG holding in the open field
1st and 10, TCU 36 – Ertz with the keeper, Summers and Howard meet him immediately.
2nd and 6 – Orr blitzes, is picked up and Ertz takes off, no one is home and he runs in for the TD PAT is good and KSU now leads 10-3

TCU 4th Possession (11:27 2Q)

1st and 10, TCU 35 – Deep ball to Williams, and it looks like there was a miscommunication on the route, incomplete
2nd and 10 – Pass to Gray crossing the middle is dropped
3rd and 10 – Sawyer is hit and FUMBLES Sawyer gets back on the ball, loss of 5
4th and 15 – Nunez angles the punt towards the sideline, hits on the sideline at the KSU 39

KSU 4th Possession (12:27 2Q)

1st and 10, KSU 29 – Handoff running right, stopped by Summers and Orr, gain of 2
2nd and 8 – Crossing pattern, Texada with great coverage and the pass is incomplete FLAG Nope they pick this one up to, would have been lineman downfield
3rd and 8 – Issahaku shows a corner blitz… FLAG False start…
3rd and 13 – Pass is long but catchable but the receiver can’t bring it down, Frogs hold
4th and 13 – PUNT Turpin back deep … Turpin slips a couple of tackles and gets it out to the TCU 45 but FLAG TCU block in the back, that will move the Frogs back to their 35

TCU 3rd Possession (14:43 2Q)

1st and 10, TCU 19 – Hicks up the middle moving the pile, pics up 5
2nd and 5 – Pass to Williams is low but the catch is made, just shy of the yard marker
3rd and 1 – Frogs line up in the big package, Hunt lead blocker and Hicks picks up 3 and the first down
1st and 10, TCU 31 – Hicks slips and is tackled behind the line
2nd and 11 – Pass to Williams, who just stopped and was covered up, is incomplete. Bad decision by Sawyer to throw that ball
3rd and 11 – Sawyer on the keeper, gets 5 yards
4th and 5 – PUNT Punt wasn’t Nunez’s best but Sammy Douglas is right there, throws the return man backwards then recovers and makes the stop for a loss of 8 yards, KSU will begin on their 29

KSU 3rd Possession (2:06 1Q)

1st and 10, KSU 26 – Ertz’s pass is low and bounces to his intended receiver, incomplete.
2nd and 10 – Handoff ro the right, Howard makes a great stop, no gain
3rd and 10 – Ertz pass is high but his receiver is able to climb the ladder to get it, first down
1st and 10, KSU 38 – Handoff up the middle, Boesen on the stop, gain of 2
2nd and 8 – Handoff up the middle, Summers on the stop, gain of 2

END 1Q

3rd and 6 – Pass is low and incomplete, Gladney on the coverage
4th and 6 – PUNT Turpin is back deep… makes the first three miss but couldn’t get moving forward, TCU will start on their 19

Kickoff (2:12 1Q): Bunce to kickoff… Short kickoff to the KSU 5, taken out to the KSU 26

TCU 2nd Possession (3:55 1Q)

1st and 10, KSU 44 – 4 wide, Hicks in the backfield… Pass to Stewart is dropped
2nd and 10 – Faked the handoff and quick pass to Stewart who picks up 14 yards
1st and 10, KSU 30 – Pass to White and he tries to tip toe along the sideline but can’t, gain of 3
2nd and 7 – Sawyer doesn’t like the coverage and takes off, slides then gets hit… FLAG Late hit on KSU
1st and 10, KSU 12 – Wildfrog to Hicks and he goes backwards, loses 2 yards
2nd and 12 – Sawyer’s pass is batted down
3rd and 12 – 5 wides, Pass in the area of two Frogs, Hunt was being held, no flag
4th and 12 – FG 31 yard attempt… GOOD and TCU ties it up.

KSU 2nd Possession (6:46 1Q)

1st and 10, KSU 3 – Handoff up the middle stopped for a gain of 1, Issahaku is spying
2nd and 9 – Keeper, Ertz running right away from Issahaku and picks up the first down
1st and 10, KSU 13 – Ertz with the keeper and Orr makes a great open field tackle after a gain of 3 yards
2nd and 7 – Ertz is scrambling trying to evade Orr and then FUMBLE picked up by Carraway and he SCORES!!! TD TCU The play is now under REVIEW … overturned as an incomplete pass..

3rd and 7 – Ertz under pressure, Carraway wants a hold and doesn’t get it but Texada steps up and makes a GREAT tackle preventing Ertz from picking up the first down!
4th and 2 – PUNT Turpin back deep gets the ball and makes his way to the KSU 44

TCU 1st Possession (9:49 1Q)

1st and 10, TCU 23 – Sawyer is in at QB… pass out to Hicks, loss of 3
2nd and 13 – Sawyer on the keeper, picks up 4 yards
3rd and 9 – Pass over the middle caught by a diving Gray! Picks up the first down at the TCU 44
1st and 10, TCU 44 – Quick pass out left, no gain… trying to prevent a review
2nd and 10 – Pass to Diarse is dropped would have been a 7 yard gain
3rd and 10 – Sawyer takes off and dives for a first down!!!
1st and 10, KSU 45 – They whistle the play dead because the official was too slow to get reset… grrr, fans aren’t happy.
1st and 10, KSU 45 – Rush up the middle stopped short… FLAG nope they pick it up, no call.
2nd and 9 – Pass to Diarse complete for 6
3rd and 3 – Pass over the middle for Diase is off his hands
4th and 3 – PUNT two Wildcats back deep… Nunez kicks a BEAUTY! downed at the 3 yard line

Kickoff (9:56 1Q): Back deep for the Frogs are Turpin and Gray… kick bounces in front of Turpin who takes it out to the TCU 23; 18 yard return

KSU 1st Possession (14:54 1Q)

1st and 10 KSU 22 – Pass out to the corner is incomplete, Texada in coverage.
2nd and 10 – Pass complete this time to the edge, Texada with the wrap up, but it’s a first down after a gain of 12 yards
1st and 10, KSU 34 – Deep pass again to number 9, that his third straight target, but it’s broken up by Gladney
2nd and 10 – Keeper to the left, he’s got a convoy and is just short of the first down
3rd and 1 – Rush up the middle gets the first down
1st and 10, KSU 47 – Keeper and no one is home, HUGe hole and 29 yard gain
1st and 10, TCU 24 – Big hole in the right side of the line and it’s a gain of 7 on the ground
2nd and 3 – Carry to the left, McFarland on the stop, only a yard pickup
3rd and 2 – Keeper up the middle, falls down after getting the first down
1st and 10, TCU 13 – Handoff up the middle Issahaku on the stop, came in on a blitz from the edge
2nd and 5 – SACK Issahaku on the sack, loss of 2
3rd and 7 – Pass to the back of the endzone is high and incomplete.
4th and 7 – FG 27 yard attempt… GOOD KSU strikes first.

Kickoff (15:00 1Q): Bunce’s kickoff is short, fielded at the 3 yard line and taken out to the KSU 22

Coin Toss: Carraway, Howard, Schlottmann, and Hicks are the captains… Tails is the call, it’s Heads, TCU wins the toss.

Starting lineups just announced:

Looks like it’ll be Sawyer to start today for the Frogs:

https://twitter.com/ogcuriousdeuce/status/805087376745709568

What he said…

https://twitter.com/ogcuriousdeuce/status/805087376745709568

And now a word from Coach Bill Snyder…

GO FROGS!

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