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Texas Sports: No. 15/15 Football preview: at TCU

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    No. 15/15 Football preview: at TCU [Oct. 26]

    The Longhorns and Horned Frogs will face off at 2:30 p.m. CT Saturday in Fort Worth.

    No. 15/15 Texas (5-2; 3-1 Big 12) at TCU (3-3; 1-2 Big 12)
    Oct. 26, 2019
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Stadium: Amon G. Carter Stadium (46,000)
    Time: 2:30 p.m. CT
    TV: FOX (Joe Davis, Brock Huard, Bruce Feldman)
    Radio: Longhorn IMG Radio Network (Craig Way, Roger Wallace, Quan Cosby)
    Spanish Radio: Longhorn IMG Radio Network (Dr. Rubén Pizarro-Silva, Jesus Mendoza)
    All-time Series: Texas leads, 63-25-1 (27-11 in Fort Worth)


    • The University of Texas continues the second half of its season with a road matchup against TCU at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
    • The Longhorns enter the weekend with an overall record of 5-2 and a 3-1 mark in the Big 12 Conference. UT is coming off a 50-48 victory over Kansas last weekend at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
    • The teams combined for 50 points in the fourth quarter, and the Horns claimed victory thanks to Cameron Dicker's game-winning field goal as time expired.
    • TCU is 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the Big 12. The Horned Frogs are coming off a 24-17 road loss to Kansas State and have lost three of their last four overall.
    • Texas is 63-25-1 all-time against the Horned Frogs and 1-1 under head coach Tom Herman. The Longhorns bested TCU, 31-16, last season in Austin to snap a four-game skid against the Horned Frogs.
    • UT leads the all-time series, 27-11, when the former Southwest Conference rivals face off in Fort Worth. The Longhorns are 14-3 against TCU in Fort Worth since 1968.
    • Saturday will mark Texas' third day game of the 2019 season. The Longhorns are 1-1 in such matchups this season, with their victory coming in a 42-31 triumph over West Virginia on the road two weeks ago.
    • The game will broadcast on FOX, with Joe Davis (play-by-play), Brock Huard (analyst) and Bruce Feldman (reporter) on the call.
    • The Longhorn IMG Radio Network broadcast with Craig Way (play-by-play), Roger Wallace (analyst) and Quan Cosby (sideline) can be heard on Sirius channel 136, XM channel 199, and app channel 953 in addition to the local affiliates listed on page two.
    • The Longhorns' spanish-language broadcast, Cadena Deportiva, can be heard in Austin and Dallas, or online at TexasSports.com. Dr. Rubén Pizarro-Silva (play-by-play) and Jesus Mendoza (analyst) are on the call.
    • Longhorn Network will broadcast Texas GameDay beginning at 12:30 p.m. CT on Saturday. The two-hour pregame show will feature interviews, stories and analysis surrounding Saturday's game. After the game, LHN broadcasts Texas GameDay Final, with postgame interviews, analysis and highlights.

    • Texas will meet TCU for the 90th time in program history on Saturday in Fort Worth. The Longhorns own a 63-25-1 record all-time against the Horned Frogs, and defeated TCU, 31-16, in Austin last season.
    • Saturday's will be the series' 39th matchup in Fort Worth, where Texas holds a 27-11 advantage over TCU.
    • The first matchup between the schools was contested in 1897, when the Longhorns defeated TCU, 18-10. Texas and TCU met almost annually following their first encounter up until UT joined the Big 12 Conference prior to the 1996 season.
    • Texas owns the largest victory for either school in the all-time series, having posted a 72-0 win at home in 1915.
    • UT won 24 straight over TCU from 1968-91, which is the longest winning streak by either school in the series.

    • Be Texas' 914th victory all-time, keeping UT as the third-winningest program in college football history.
    • Mark Tom Herman's 45th victory as a head coach and his 23rd at The University of Texas.
    • Mark the Longhorns' 11th win in their last 14 Big 12 games since the start of the 2018 conference slate.
    • Bump Texas' record to 12-2 against unranked Big 12 opponents during Tom Herman's tenure as head coach.
    • Improve the Longhorns to 28-11 all-time against TCU in Fort Worth.

    Tom Herman is in his fifth season overall as a head coach with a career record of 44-16 (.733). He is in his third season at Texas with a mark of 22-12 (.647).
    • Including the 2019 season, Herman has spent 16 of his 22 seasons as a coach in the state of Texas on the collegiate level.
    • Herman graduated from Cal Lutheran and received his master's degree in education from The University of Texas.
    • He owns a career mark of 12-8 against Top 25 opponents, 5-6 against Top 10 foes and 3-3 versus teams in the Top 5.

    The Longhorns longtime tradition of naming team captains continued this year, with the following six earning the honor for the 2019 season:

    Devin Duvernay (Sachse, Texas, fourth-year WR)
    Sam Ehlinger (Austin, Texas, third-year QB)
    Collin Johnson (San Jose, Calif., fourth-year WR)
    Brandon Jones (Nacogdoches, Texas, fourth-year DB)
    Malcolm Roach (Baton Rouge, La., fourth-year DL)
    Zach Shackelford (Belton, Texas, fourth-year OL)

    All six Longhorn Captains are first-time selections, marking the second time during Tom Herman's three seasons at the helm that all captains are first-time selections (2017).

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