1981 TCU Horned Frogs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1981 record2–7–2 (1–6–1 SWC)
Head coachF. A. Dry (5th season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 46,083)
Seasons
← 1980
1982 →
1981 Southwest Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 SMU 7 1 0     10 1 0
#5 Texas 6 1 1     10 1 1
Houston 5 2 1     7 4 1
Arkansas 5 3 0     8 4 0
Texas A&M 4 4 0     7 5 0
Rice 3 5 0     4 7 0
Baylor 3 5 0     5 6 0
TCU 1 6 1     2 7 2
Texas Tech 0 7 1     1 9 1
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 2–7–2 overall and 1–6–1 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by F. A. Dry, in his fifth year as head coach. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateTimeOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 5at Auburn*L 16–2448,000
September 19Texas–Arlington*W 38–16
September 26No. 20 SMU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 9–2025,862
October 3No. 19 Arkansas
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 28–2430,313
October 10at RiceL 28–41
October 17Utah State*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
T 13–13
October 24at BaylorL 21–3440,000
October 31Houston
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
L 16–20
November 7at Texas TechT 39–3937,714
November 141:00 p.m.at No. 10 TexasL 15–3160,038
November 21Texas A&M
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
L 7–37
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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Roster[edit | edit source]

1981 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 1 Epps, PhilPhil Epps Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 89 Clifton, KyleKyle Clifton So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

References[edit | edit source]

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