TCU rolled on Monday night national championship game Fresh off a loss to a traditional powerhouse in Michigan, ready to show the world that the Horned Frogs and Big 12 were on a par with the greats of the college football landscape.
They were quickly reminded that there is still another level they must reach.
the bulldogs put the slapscoring on each of their six first-half possessions en route to a 65-7 demolition of TCU.
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while the horned frogs’ station it was finally a success: he started the year without ranking; the second loss in the championship game was a reminder that the job is far from over.
«We want to be at that level where Alabama and georgia are in«TCU backup quarterback Chandler Morris said, according to ESPN. «We’re going to pull away a little bit, but we’re going to use this as confidence.»
Morris, who entered for Max Duggan on final possessionwill have a chance to compete for the starting quarterback next season when Heisman finalist Duggan heads to the NFL.
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It will be Sonny Dykes’ job to build on his first heartbreaking success, while also trying to wipe out the stench of a beating in a national championship game.
«I think we’re all disappointed that we didn’t play better, coach better, and represent our team better than we did tonight,» Dykes said.
«But we’ll learn from it. And the next time we’re in a scenario like this we’ll handle it better.»
Despite winning 13 games for the second time in program history, TCU was unable to bring home a championship, losing to Kansas State in the Big 12 championship game.
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The Horned Frogs are aware that one more step must be taken, even after a stellar season.
«At the end of the day, we want to win championships,» Morris said. «We fell short in the conference championship, we fell short in the national championship. We just have to build from there, and this will be a motivation for us going forward.»