TCU will end its first Big 12 season playing in a bowl for the eighth consecutive season, and the 14th time in 15 seasons — since Patterson arrived as defensive coordinator with coach Dennis Franchione's staff in 1998. The Frogs will open the 2013 season at Cowboys Stadium against LSU.
"We have so many young guys, so many freshman playing," senior tight end Corey Fuller said. "It's going to be amazing the next couple of years watching them grow up, and they've been doing a phenomenal job with that they've accomplished this year."
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