Southern Methodist Falls 24-16 to Horned Frogs - Recap
The Horned Frogs grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Mustangs on Saturday, winning 24-16 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
TCU won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Casey Pachall completed 10 of 26 pass attempts for 107 yards for the Horned Frogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zach Line rushed for 44 yards for Southern Methodist, while Garrett Gilbert added -14 yards. Garrett Gilbert threw for 190 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Jeremy Johnson and Der'rikk Thompson had 62 and 50 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist outgained TCU 220-156 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 12-11 by the Mustangs.
Southern Methodist lost the time of possession battle 35:34/24:26, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
TCU heads into a Week 6 battle against Iowa State. Southern Methodist, meanwhile, will have their next action against Texas El Paso.