Alamo Bowl Matchup
The Associated Press
No. 11 TCU (10-2, Big 12) vs No. 15 Oregon (9-3, Pac-12), Jan. 2, 6:45 p.m.
LOCATION: San Antonio
TCU: QB Trevone Boykin: 3,575 yards passing, 31 touchdowns
Oregon: RB Royce Freeman. 1,706 yards rushing, 14 TDs
TCU: The Horned Frogs were a playoff contender before Big 12 champion Oklahoma beat them 30-29 … TCU also lost to Oklahoma State.
Oregon: A 62-20 loss to Utah early in the season left the Ducks at 2-2. They rallied with seven wins in eight games.
TCU 14, Oregon 10 on Sept. 23, 1978 to even series at 1-1.
TCU: The Horned Frogs have 14 bowls wins, including 42-3 throttling of Ole Miss in last year’s Peach Bowl.
Oregon: The Ducks lost the national championship game to Ohio State last season, overshadowing their 59-20 win over Florida State in the Rose Bowl semifinal game.