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1978 TCU Horned Frogs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1978 record2–9 (0–8 SWC)
Head coachF. A. Dry (2nd season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#10 Houston 7 1 0     9 3 0
#11 Arkansas 6 2 0     9 2 1
#9 Texas 6 2 0     9 3 0
Texas Tech 5 3 0     7 4 0
#19 Texas A&M 4 4 0     8 4 0
SMU 3 5 0     4 6 1
Baylor 3 5 0     3 8 0
Rice 2 6 0     2 9 0
TCU 0 8 0     2 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 2–9 overall and 0–8 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by F. A. Dry, 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.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 9at SMUL 14–4541,112
September 23at Oregon*W 14–10-
September 30at No. 5 Penn State*L 0–5876,832
October 7at No. 4 ArkansasL 3–4254,430
October 14RiceL 14–21
October 21at Tulane*W 13–7
October 28Baylor
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 21–2816,722
November 4at No. 10 HoustonL 6–63
November 11Texas Tech
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 17–27
November 182:00 p.m.No. 9 Texas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 0–4120,014
November 25at Texas A&ML 7–15
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

1978 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 6 Allen, JimmyJimmy Allen
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 79 Harris, MarshallMarshall Harris Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

ReferencesEdit

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