American Football Database
1972 TCU Horned Frogs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1972 record5–6 (2–5 SWC)
Head coachBilly Tohill (2nd season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
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Template:1972 Southwest Conference football standings The 1972 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1972 college football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 5–6 overall and 2–5 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Billy Tohill, in his second year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.


September 23at Indiana*
W 31–28
September 30Texas–Arlington*W 38–14
October 7Arkansas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 13–2742,558
October 14at Tulsa*W 35–9
October 21at Texas A&MW 13–10
October 281:30 PMat No. 13 Notre Dame*L 0–2159,075
November 4Baylor
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 9–4222,925
November 11at No. 15 Texas TechW 31–740,120
November 182:00 p.m.No. 7 Texas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 0–2733,536
November 25at RiceL 21–25
December 2SMU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 22–3518,152
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time



1972 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Class
QB 11 Marshall, KentKent Marshall Jr
G 76 Morriss, GuyGuy Morriss Sr
Pos. # Name Class
DB 25 Blackwood, LyleLyle Blackwood Sr
DT 71 Davis, CharlesCharles Davis Jr
DB 27 McGinnis, DaveDave McGinnis Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
  • Billy Tohill
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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