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KNOW THE OPPONENT: TCU Horned Frogs

Sep 15, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; TCU Horned Frogs running back Darius Anderson (6) scores a touchdown against Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Damon Arnette Jr. (3) in the third quarter at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Get ready for Saturday night’s matchup with TCU with this week’s Know the Opponent feature, a collection of links, videos, and quotes.

Links

*** The folks at the Dallas Morning News are projecting the Horned Frogs to get revenge on the Cyclones. (Dallas Morning News)

*** TCU will be honoring Phil Taylor, a former walk-on in the program, with decals featuring his initials and numbers after he died of cancer. (Star-Telegram)

*** After a couple turnover-prone games, Gary Patterson isn’t going to panic about sophomore quarterback Shawn Robinson. (Star-Telegram)

*** The Horned Frogs are looking to hit the reset button following back-to-back losses. (TCU 360)

*** TCU enters Saturday’s game looking to improve its turnover margin. (247Sports)

Videos

*** Watch Gary Patterson’s weekly press conference prior to the game against Iowa State right here. 

Quotes

*** TCU defensive end Ben Banagou on Iowa State.

“They’re a well-coached team and they play hard on every snap, and they’re good at what they do. They have size on the outside, and they like to utilize their strengths. For us, it’s to come into practice and come into film learning and understanding what they do so that we can take those things away.”

*** Gary Patterson on David Montgomery.

“When they drop back to pass you have to have a plan for their tailback. I think when you look at the stats, he broke more tackles than anyone else last year.”

*** Patterson on the Iowa State defense.

“They’ll make you grind it out.”

Jared Stansbury

administrator

Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.