1978 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1978 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1978 record 2–9 (0–8 SWC)
Head coach F. A. Dry (2nd season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 10 Houston $ 7 1 0     9 3 0
No. 11 Arkansas 6 2 0     9 2 1
No. 9 Texas 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas Tech 5 3 0     7 4 0
No. 19 Texas A&M 4 4 0     8 4 0
SMU 3 5 0     4 6 1
Baylor 3 5 0     3 8 0
Rice 2 6 0     2 9 0
TCU 0 8 0     2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 2–9 overall and 0–8 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by F. A. Dry, in his second year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Roster[edit]

1978 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 9 at SMU Cotton BowlDallas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 14–45   41,112
September 23 at Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, Oregon W 14–10   -
September 30 at No. 5 Penn State* Beaver StadiumUniversity Park, Pennsylvania L 0–58   76,832
October 7 at No. 4 Arkansas War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, Arkansas L 3–42   54,430
October 14 Rice Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas L 14–21   -
October 21 at Tulane* Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans W 13–7   -
October 28 Baylor Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (The Revivalry) L 21–28   16,722
November 4 at No. 10 Houston AstrodomeHouston,TX L 6–63   -
November 11 Texas Tech Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 17–27   -
November 18 2:00 PM No. 9 Texas Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 0–41   20,014
November 25 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, Texas L 7–15   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1978 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 20 June 2016.