1999 TCU Horned Frogs football
WAC co-champion
Mobile Alabama Bowl champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1999 record8–4 (5–2 WAC)
Head coachDennis Franchione (2nd season)
Home stadiumAmon G. Carter Stadium
(Capacity: 44,008)
Seasons
← 1998
2000 →
1999 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Hawaii §   5 2         9 4  
TCU §   5 2         8 4  
Fresno State §   5 2         8 5  
Rice   4 3         5 6  
SMU   3 3         4 6  
UTEP   3 4         5 7  
San Jose State   1 5         3 7  
Tulsa   1 6         2 9  
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1999 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Horned Frogs finished the season 8–4 overall and 5–2 in conference to share the Western Athletic Conference championship with Hawaii and Fresno State. The team was coached by Dennis Franchione. The offense scored 362 points while the defense allowed 213 points. The Frogs played their home games in Amon G. Carter Stadium, which is located on campus in Fort Worth, Texas.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:30 p.m.No. 15 Arizona*FSNL 31–3534,612
September 1111:00 .m.at Northwestern*ESPN+L 7–1726,494
September 256:00 p.m.at Arkansas State*W 24–2114,781
October 29:00 p.m.at Fresno StateL 19–26 OT37,112
October 92:00 p.m.San Jose State
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 42–021,093
October 166:00 p.m.Tulsa
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 56–1727,957
October 232:00 p.m.at RiceL 21–4228,535
October 3111:00 p.m.at HawaiiW 34–1433,357
November 132:00 p.m.North Texas*
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 27–327,133
November 202:00 p.m.UTEP
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX
W 52–2421,218
November 262:00 p.m.SMU
  • Amon G. Carter Stadium
  • Fort Worth, TX (rivalry)
FSNW 21–025,725
December 226:30 p.m.No. 19 East Carolina*ESPN2W 28–1434,200

Roster[edit | edit source]

1999 TCU Horned Frogs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 13 James, CedricCedric James Jr
FB 38 Layne, GeorgeGeorge Layne Jr
QB 1 Printers, CaseyCasey Printers Fr
TE 19 Schobel, MattMatt Schobel So
RB 5 Tomlinson, LaDainianLaDainian Tomlinson Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
S 18 Fuller, CurtisCurtis Fuller Jr
DE 14 Schobel, AaronAaron Schobel Jr
DE 21 Schobel, BoBo Schobel Fr
DT 95 Worthen, ShawnShawn Worthen Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Team players drafted into the NFL[edit | edit source]

Not one member was picked in the 2000 NFL Draft.[1] LaDanian Tomlinson and Aaron Schobel were drafted in the 2001 NFL Draft.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

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