Quick Facts

Horned Frogs Athletics


  • Fourteen of TCU’s 21 varsity sports reached postseason play, with rifle and equestrian being national runners-up in 2016.
  • Twenty-six student-athletes garnered All-America honors.
  • TCU’s sports and individual student-athletes combined for seven Big 12 championships in 2016.
  • After winning the 2014 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, the Frogs went 11-2 in 2015 and defeated the Oregon Ducks 47-41 in the 2016 Valero Alamo Bowl.
  • TCU is the only school in the nation to be in the College World Series each of the last three seasons.
  • TCU’s men’s and women’s basketball programs began play in the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in the Daniel-Meyer Athletic Complex in 2015-2016. The new facility is the result of a $72 million renovation.
  • Fans entering the arena’s main doors see the new Jane & John Justin Hall of Fame, which celebrates 21 varsity sports and 148 Lettermen enshrined by the TCU Lettermen’s Association.
  • The 2015 TCU football team had 11 players head to NFL camps. Coach Gary Patterson now has had 41 players drafted with a total of 93 in NFL camps in 15 seasons. ranked TCU No. 1 in the nation for developing NFL talent.
  • Eight former TCU players were active in Major League Baseball in 2016.
  • Women’s basketball concluded the 2016 season with an 18-15 record, posting at least eight wins in Big 12 Conference play for the third consecutive season.
  • In 2016, women’s tennis finished in a tie for second in the Big 12 Conference and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Championship for the second straight season.
  • Alex Rybakov became the first player in TCU men’s tennis history to be named ITA National Rookie of the Year.
  • Frog swimmer Ford Story ’16 won the Big 12 Conference title in the 100- yard breaststroke and made his bid to reach the Rio Games at the U.S. Olympic Trials.
  • Track & field’s Ronnie Baker repeated as the NCAA indoor champion in the 60 meters and Brianna McGhee won the women’s outdoor 100 hurdles.

Point of Pride

In the 2016 Valero Alamo Bowl, the Frogs defeated the Oregon Ducks in triple overtime, rallying from a 31-0 deficit to tie for the largest comeback in a bowl history and second-largest ever in a Football Bowl Subdivision game.