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1979 TCU Horned Frogs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1979 record2–8–1 (1–6–1 SWC)
Head coachF. A. Dry (3rd season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
1979 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Houston § 7 1 0     11 1 0
#8 Arkansas § 7 1 0     10 2 0
#12 Texas 6 2 0     9 3 0
#14 Baylor 5 3 0     8 4 0
Texas A&M 4 4 0     6 5 0
SMU 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas Tech 2 5 1     3 6 2
TCU 1 6 1     2 8 1
Rice 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1979 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 2–8–1 overall and 1–6–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by F. A. Dry, in his third 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 15No. 20 SMUL 7–2718,732
September 22Tulane*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 19–33
September 29Texas–Arlington*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 14–21
October 6No. 13 Arkansas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 13–1625,317
October 13at RiceW 17–7
October 20at Tulsa*W 24–17
October 27at BaylorL 3–1636,250
November 3Houston
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 10–21
November 10at Texas TechT 3–340,091
November 172:00 p.m.at No. 6 TexasL 10–3561,597
November 24Texas A&M
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 7–30
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

1979 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 6 Allen, JimmyJimmy Allen
TE 81 Bowen, BradBrad Bowen
WR 1 Epps, PhilPhil Epps
C 50 Grimes, EddieEddie Grimes
OL 51 Hartman, FrankFrank Hartman
QB 10 Stamp, SteveSteve Stamp
G 63 Richard, Donald RayDonald Ray Richard
T 70 Richardson, BobbyBobby Richardson
RB 7 Richardson, CraigCraig Richardson
T 79 Stephenson, DudleyDudley Stephenson
WR 11 Stewart, BobbyBobby Stewart
T 67 Wilson, SteveSteve Wilson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 28 Barnes, SteveSteve Barnes
DB 26 Berry, RayRay Berry
LB 36 Dry, MikeMike Dry
DB 21 Futrell, AlAl Futrell
DB 27 Judge, ChrisChris Judge
LB 52 Moody, KevinKevin Moody
LB 37 Newton, KelvinKelvin Newton
DT 78 Roberts, WesWes Roberts
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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