1981 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1981 TCU Horned Frogs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1981 record 2–7–2 (1–6–1 SWC)
Head coach F. A. Dry (5th season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 5 SMU $ 7 1 0     10 1 0
No. 2 Texas 6 1 1     10 1 1
Houston 5 2 1     7 4 1
Arkansas 5 3 0     8 4 0
Texas A&M 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 3 5 0     4 7 0
Baylor 3 5 0     5 6 0
TCU 1 6 1     2 7 2
Texas Tech 0 7 1     1 9 1
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 2–7–2 overall and 1–6–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by F. A. Dry, in his fifth 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 5 at Auburn* Jordan–Hare StadiumAuburn, Alabama L 16–24   48,000
September 19 Texas–Arlington* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas W 38–16   -
September 26 No. 20 SMU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 9–20   25,862
October 3 No. 19 Arkansas Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 28–24   30,313
October 10 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, Texas L 28–41   -
October 17 Utah State* Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas T 13–13   -
October 24 at Baylor Baylor StadiumWaco, Texas (The Revivalry) L 21–34   40,000
October 31 Houston Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 16–20   -
November 7 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, Texas T 39–39   37,714
November 14 1:00 PM at No. 10 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas L 15–31   60,038
November 21 Texas A&M Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas L 7–37   -
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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Roster[edit]

1981 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR Phil Epps
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1981 TCU Horned Frogs". Retrieved 13 June 2016.