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TCU vs. Baylor: What to know about the Horned Frogs and Bears

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The Horned Frogs head coach discussed his approach to Shawn Robinson's start against Texas Tech, the first by a true freshman quarterback at TCU since 1999.
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The Horned Frogs head coach discussed his approach to Shawn Robinson's start against Texas Tech, the first by a true freshman quarterback at TCU since 1999.

No. 10 TCU (9-2, 6-2) vs. Baylor (1-10, 1-7)

Kickoff: 11 a.m. Friday, Amon G. Carter Stadium.

TV: FS1

Radio: WBAP/820 AM, KTCU 88.7 FM

Series: TCU leads 53-52-7 and has won two straight and six of nine. In the Big 12 series, TCU leads 3-2.

Weather forecast: Beautiful. Sunny with a high of 73, low of 46. No chance of rain. East-northeast wind 10-15 mph. Humidity 50 percent.

Who’s favored: TCU by 24

What’s this about: TCU can clinch a spot in the Big 12 championship game next week against Oklahoma.

Last week: No. 11 TCU 27, Texas Tech 3. Iowa State 23, Baylor 13.

Last year: TCU 62, No. 13 Baylor 22

Last time in Fort Worth: No. 15 TCU 28, No. 7 Baylor 21 (2 OT)

Stat leaders

TCU: QB Kenny Hill, 189-287-5 for 2,279 yards, 16 TD. RB Kyle Hicks, 115 carries, 554 yards, 3 TD. WR KaVontae Turpin, 32 catches, 343 yards, 1 TD; WR Desmon White, 29 catches, 293 yards, 3 TD; WR John Diarse, 27 catches, 460 yards, 2 TD; WR Jalen Reagor, 22 catches, 337 yards, 5 TD. LB Travin Howard, 83 tackles, 1 sack, 1 INT; S Nick Orr, 56 tackles, 2 INT

Baylor: QB Charlie Brewer, 120-175-3 for 1,261 yards, 9 TD in seven games. QB Zach Smith, 103-196-7 for 1,458 yards, 8 TD in eight games. RB John Lovett, 97 carries, 440 yards, 5 TD. WR Denzel Mims, 59 catches, 1,061 yards, 8 TD. LB Taylor Young, 60 tackles, 3 sacks. LB Clay Johnston, 54 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble.

From around here

Fr. LB Bryson Jackson played at Mansfield Lake Ridge.

Fr. LB Chad Kelly played at Grapevine Faith.

Jr. LS Clint Kelly played at Grapevine.

Fr. OL Henry Klinge III played at Southlake Carroll.

Fr. OL Ryan Miller played at Southlake Carroll.

Sr. DE Brian Nance played at Euless Trinity.

Fr. OL Xavier Newman played at DeSoto.

Soph. WR Tony Nicholson played at South Grand Prairie.

Fr. K Jay Sedwick played at Arlington Grace Prep.

Jr. WR Trevor White played at Arlington Martin.

Sr. LB Taylor Young played at DeSoto.

Numbers game

0 Losses in nine games this season for TCU when leading at halftime.

6 Games allowing single-digit scoring for the TCU defense this season.

10 Tackles for linebacker Sammy Douglas, the team high, against Texas Tech. The backup playing in place of Travin Howard entered the game with 10 for the season.

61 Yards on a punt in the second quarter by Adam Nunez against Texas Tech, the longest of his career.

Carlos Mendez: 817-390-7760, @calexmendez

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