Oklahoma Sooners Football: TCU, Gary Patterson and the price of success

On October 28, TCU stepped onto the field in Ames, Iowa, ranked number four in the nation and ready to assert itself as the dominant force in the Big 12 conference.

Despite preseason predictions that viewed the Horned Frogs, at best, as a middle-of-the-pack Big 12 program, 17th-year head coach Gary Patterson was working his magic once again, fielding the conference’s best defense by far and getting