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Monday DBR: Revivalry Week

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Not many people predicted that Baylor and TCU would be the two best-looking Big 12 teams at this point in the season. After Oklahoma fell to the Horned Frogs in Fort Worth, Baylor-TCU became a matchup that could very well decide the conference.

Ronald Martinez

TCU Week

Top 25 College Football Polls: Baylor, TCU up big; Texas A&M, Oklahoma plummet | Dallas Morning News

Big 12 Power Rankings: Week 7 | FOX Sports

TCU-Baylor to eclipse Red River Rivalry this year | San Antonio Express-News

How new-look Trevone Boykin turned chaotic game into huge TCU win | Dallas Morning News

TCU looked... very, very good in their win against then-No. 4 Oklahoma on Saturday. The new offense churned out plenty of yardage and quite a few points under Trevone Boykin, and Gary Patterson's defense, a new Big 12 mainstay, took brutal advantage of Sooner mistakes. TCU's Paul Dawson went so far as to return an interception for a 41-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.

TCU's only road game thus far was an anemic SMU team with a nonexistent crowd, and McLane Stadium will be roaring on Saturday afternoon. Hopefully that will interfere with TCU's offense. If Baylor can move past the loss of DE Jamal Palmer to an ACL tear and hold the Frogs to a small number of points, Bryce Petty and a motivated offense should score enough points to win. Shock Linwood and Johnny Jefferson need to have big games against TCU's strong line.

The series is tied at 51-51-7 all time. Let's change that.

Well-deserved, T-Burt.

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