No team in the Big 12 looks better than TCU coach Gary Patterson’s group midway through the season.
Patterson has the Horned Frogs out to a 6-0 start with big games still ahead, and for their early efforts, Patterson was named to the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award watch list.
Patterson won the award in 2009 when the Horned Frogs went 12-0 en route to a Fiesta Bowl bid before losing their first and only game of the season to Boise State.
The Horned Frogs were still in the Mountain West Conference at the time, and won the league crown that season with strong competition in Utah and BYU up there in the standings with the Frogs.
Patterson has TCU on the right track to win a conference championship again, as well as make it to the College Football Playoff if TCU can get through the last half of its schedule and the Big 12 title game unscathed.
TCU is at home this week against Kansas. The game is set for a 8 p.m. ET start on Saturday with FOX on hand for the telecast.
Oklahoma State’s Mike Gundy, who lost to TCU earlier in the season, was also placed on the Dodd Trophy watch list.
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