TCU used the bye week to get-better and get-healthier. Hopefully.
“You’ll find out Saturday,” TCU coach Gary Patterson said. “That’s how you’ll know.”
Now TCU is looking to get back on track against Kansas State in Manhattan, Kansas on Saturday. Here’s everything you need to know going into it:
Kickoff: 1:30 p.m. Saturday
Where: Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, Kan.
TV: Fox Sports Net (Justin Kutcher, Petros Papadakis, Shane Vereen)
Radio: WBAP 820 AM, KTCU 88.7 FM, XM 387 (Brian Estridge, John Denton, Landry Burdine)
Spanish Radio: KFZO 99.1 FM (Miguel Cruz, Elvis Gallegos)
The line: TCU by 3 1/2 (over/under 46)
DID YOU KNOW?
TCU coach Gary Patterson played at Kansas State. He was born Larned, Kan., and grew up in Rozel, Kan. Patterson is 4-3 lifetime against his alma mater. ... Backup quarterback Alex Delton played at K-State before becoming a graduate transfer to TCU last offseason. ... The Frogs have won 14 of their last 18 regular-season games following a bye. ... TCU is 40-16 on the road since 2009. The 40 wins are tied for third-most nationally in that stretch. ... K-State and TCU each like to hold the ball. The Wildcats have averaged 35:22 in time of possession, while the Frogs are at 34:20.
The first to 20 wins? TCU is the favorite and has traditionally played well following a bye week. It won’t be pretty, but the Frogs will escape with a victory. TCU 17, K-State 14.