TCU boasts undefeated home record when ranked in top 10 under Gary Patterson

Gary Patterson likes it when TCU is underrated, but his record when people are high on his team  is pretty impressive too.

The Horned Frogs are undefeated (17-0) at home when ranked in the top 10 under Patterson, according to ESPN’s Chris Low. That’s the best record in college football since 2001.

That record bodes well for TCU this week. The Frogs are ranked No. 8 in the Associated Press Top 25, and they host No. 23 West Virginia on Saturday in the only matchup between ranked teams in Week 6. TCU’s last home game as a top-10 team came in 2015 against West Virginia. The Frogs won that matchup 40-10

Another trend playing in TCU’s favor this week? ESPN College GameDay is coming to campus, and the Frogs are a perfect 5-0 when their games are featured on the show. This will be just the second time that GameDay has been on campus at TCU. The last time was a 55-28 win for the Frogs over No. 16 Utah.

Date Game Result
Oct. 24, 2009 No. 7 TCU at No. 16 BYU TCU, 38-7
Nov. 14, 2009 No. 16 Utah at No. 4 TCU TCU, 55-28
Nov. 6, 2010 No. 3 TCU at No. 5 Utah TCU, 47-7
Jan. 1, 2011 No. 3 TCU vs. No. 5 Wisconsin (Rose Bowl) TCU, 21-19
Nov. 1, 2014 No. 7 TCU at No. 20 West Virginia TCU, 31-30

TCU and West Virginia will kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT on Saturday. The game will be televised on FS1.

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