1999 TCU Horned Frogs football team

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1999 TCU Horned Frogs football
TCU Horned Frogs logo.svg
WAC co-champion
Mobile Alabama Bowl champion
Conference Western Athletic Conference
1999 record 8–4 (5–2 WAC)
Head coach Dennis Franchione (2nd season)
Home stadium Amon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,008)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Hawaii +   5 2         9 4  
TCU +   5 2         8 4  
Fresno State +   5 2         8 5  
Rice   4 3         5 6  
SMU   3 3         4 6  
UTEP   3 4         5 7  
San Jose State   1 5         3 7  
Tulsa   1 6         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 8–4 overall and 5–2 in conference to share the Western Athletic Conference championship with Hawaii and Fresno State. The team was coached by Dennis Franchione, the offense scored 362 points while the defense allowed 213 points. 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 Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 6:30 PM No. 15 Arizona* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas FSN L 31–35   34,612
September 11 11:00 AM at Northwestern* Ryan FieldEvanston, Illinois ESPN+ L 7–17   26,494
September 25 6:00 PM at Arkansas State* Indian StadiumJonesboro, Arkansas W 24–21   14,781
October 2 9:00 PM at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, California L 19–26 OT  37,112
October 9 2:00 PM San Jose State Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 42–0   21,093
October 16 6:00 PM Tulsa Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 56–17   27,957
October 23 2:00 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston L 21–42   28,535
October 31 11:00 PM at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI W 34–14   33,357
November 13 2:00 PM North Texas* Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 27–3   27,133
November 20 2:00 PM UTEP Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas W 52–24   21,218
November 26 2:00 PM SMU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas (Battle for the Iron Skillet) FSN W 21–0   25,725
December 22 6:30 PM No. 19 East Carolina* Ladd–Peebles StadiumMobile, Alabama (Mobile Alabama Bowl) ESPN2 W 28–14   34,200
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Roster[edit]

1999 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 13 James, CedricCedric James Jr
FB 38 Layne, GeorgeGeorge Layne Jr
QB 1 Printers, CaseyCasey Printers Fr
TE 19 Schobel, MattMatt Schobel So
RB 5 Tomlinson, LaDainianLaDainian Tomlinson Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 18 Fuller, CurtisCurtis Fuller Jr
DE 14 Schobel, AaronAaron Schobel Jr
DE 21 Schobel, BoBo Schobel Fr
DT 95 Worthen, ShawnShawn Worthen Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit]

Not one member was picked in the 2000 NFL Draft.[1] LaDanian Tomlinson and Aaron Schobel were drafted in the 2001 NFL Draft.[2]

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