TCU – Spring Football Game – April 4, 2009

11 04 2009

A freelantz submission; all photographs property of PRISM/freelantz

TCU Horned Frogs spring football game, April 4, 2009.

Gunslinger Andy Dalton

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TCU – Horned Frogs Toast of the Mountain West – Again

11 04 2009

A freelantz contribution; written by Jessica Lantz

The 2009 spring game provided Coach Gary Patterson with the opportunity to continue building on the momentum his squad has gathered in previous seasons. This seem particularly the case after a stellar 2008 that saw the Horned Frogs go 11-2 and land at #7 in both the final AP and USA Today polls.

Coach Patterson and his staff, as many do, utilized this game as a chance to get younger players time on the field in order to gain experience in a game-like situation. Some of the underclassmen which impressed included the strong running by redshirt freshman Ed Wesley and a defensive showcase (including a fumble recovery) by freshman early-enrollee Tanner Brock. Sophomore linebacker Tank Carder too demonstrated speed and strength, and called attention his way when making some impressive, hard-hitting stops. Still, not all things ended in positivity on the day, with the most glaring example redshirt freshman quarterback Yogi Gallegos being carried off the field well into the second half with an apparent knee injury. Read the rest of this entry »