2009 TCU Horned Frogs football team
|2009 TCU Horned Frogs football|
|Conference||Mountain West Conference|
|2009 record||12–1 (8–0 MWC)|
|Head coach||Gary Patterson (9th as head coach, 11th overall year)|
|Co-offensive coordinator||Jarrett Anderson (1st as coordinator, 12th overall year)|
|Co-offensive coordinator||Justin Fuente (1st as coordinator, 2nd overall year)|
|Defensive coordinator||Dick Bumpas (6th year)|
|Base defense||4–2–5 defense|
Amon G. Carter Stadium|
|2009 Mountain West football standings|
|#6 TCU $||8||–||0||12||–||1|
|San Diego State||2||–||6||4||–||8|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2009 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team was coached by Gary Patterson. The Frogs played their home games at Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs finished the season 12–1 (8–0 MWC) and won the Mountain West Conference title. On December 6, they were invited to their first Bowl Championship Series game and their first major bowl since the 1959 Cotton Bowl Classic, against #6 Boise State in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl on January 4, 2010. In the Fiesta Bowl, TCU was upset by underdog Boise State, 17–10.
|September 12||2:30 PM||at Virginia*||No. 16||Scott Stadium • Charlottesville, VA||ESPNU||W 30–14||48,336|
|September 19||6:00 PM||Texas State*||No. 15||Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX||None||W 56–21||35,249|
|September 26||3:30 PM||at Clemson*||No. 15||Memorial Stadium • Clemson, SC||ESPN360||W 14–10||71,869|
|October 3||7:00 PM||SMU*||No. 11||Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX||The Mtn.||W 39–14||37,130|
|October 10||6:30 PM||at Air Force||No. 10||Falcon Stadium • Colorado Springs, CO||CBSCS||W 20–17||30,104|
|October 17||3:00 PM||Colorado State||No. 12||Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX||Versus||W 44–6||31,156|
|October 24||6:30 PM||at No. 16 BYU||No. 10||LaVell Edwards Stadium • Provo, UT||Versus||W 38–7||64,641|
|October 31||3:00 PM||UNLV||No. 8||Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX||Versus||W 41–0||33,541|
|November 7||3:00 PM||at San Diego State||No. 6||Qualcomm Stadium • San Diego, CA||Versus||W 55–12||21,708|
|November 14||6:30 PM||No. 16 Utah||No. 4||Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX||CBSCS||W 55–28||50,307|
|November 21||1:00 PM||at Wyoming||No. 4||War Memorial Stadium • Laramie, WY||The Mtn.||W 45–10||15,031|
|November 28||12:00 PM||New Mexico||No. 4||Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX||The Mtn.||W 51–10||41,738|
|January 4||7:30 PM||vs. No. 6 Boise State*||No. 3||University of Phoenix Stadium • Glendale, AZ (Fiesta Bowl)||Fox||L 10–17||73,227|
|*Non-conference game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.|
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- "Texas State Bobcats vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved September 20, 2009.
- "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide" (PDF). Clemson University. Retrieved November 12, 2011.
- "Southern Methodist Mustangs vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 7, 2009. Retrieved October 4, 2009.
- "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Air Force Falcons Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 15, 2009. Retrieved October 10, 2009.
- "Colorado State Rams vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on October 20, 2009. Retrieved October 18, 2009.
- "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Brigham Young Cougars Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved October 24, 2009.
- "UNLV Rebels vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN. Archived from the original on November 3, 2009. Retrieved October 31, 2009.
- "TCU Horned Frogs vs. San Diego State Box Score". ESPN. Retrieved November 7, 2009.
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- "TCU Horned Frogs vs. Wyoming Cowboys". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 24, 2009. Retrieved November 21, 2009.
- "New Mexico Lobos vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 29, 2009.
- "Boise State Broncos vs. TCU Horned Frogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 5, 2010.