1979 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1979 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1979 record 2–8–1 (1–6–1 SWC)
Head coach F. A. Dry (3rd season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 Houston + 7 1 0     11 1 0
No. 8 Arkansas + 7 1 0     10 2 0
No. 12 Texas 6 2 0     9 3 0
No. 14 Baylor 5 3 0     8 4 0
Texas A&M 4 4 0     6 5 0
SMU 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas Tech 2 5 1     3 6 2
TCU 1 6 1     2 8 1
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 2–8–1 overall and 1–6–1 in the Southwest Conference, the team was coached by F. A. Dry, in his third year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 No. 20 SMU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 7–27   18,732
September 22 Tulane* Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 19–33   -
September 29 Texas–Arlington* Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 14–21   -
October 6 No. 13 Arkansas Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 13–16   25,317
October 13 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, Texas W 17–7   -
October 20 at Tulsa* Skelly FieldTulsa, Oklahoma W 24–17   -
October 27 at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) L 3–16   36,250
November 3 Houston Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 10–21   -
November 10 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas T 3–3   40,091
November 17 2:00 PM at No. 6 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 10–35   61,597
November 24 Texas A&M Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 7–30   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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Roster[edit]

1979 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB Allen, JimmyJimmy Allen
WR Epps, PhilPhil Epps
OL Grimes, EddieEddie Grimes
OL Hartman, FrankFrank Hartman
QB 10 Stamp, SteveSteve Stamp
OL Richard, Donald RayDonald Ray Richard
OL Richardson, BobbyBobby Richardson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 78 Roberts, WesWes Roberts
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1979 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 15 June 2016.