TCU coach Gary Patterson, pictured during the second half of a Nov. 25 game at Texas, says he knew years ago players would start opting out of bowl games to protect their future.
TCU coach Gary Patterson, pictured during the second half of a Nov. 25 game at Texas, says he knew years ago players would start opting out of bowl games to protect their future. Eric Gay AP
TCU coach Gary Patterson, pictured during the second half of a Nov. 25 game at Texas, says he knew years ago players would start opting out of bowl games to protect their future. Eric Gay AP

TCU’s Patterson says he knew players would start skipping bowls

December 20, 2016 06:50 PM