Saturday, January 02, 2016

College Bowl Comeback

Today's college football bowl game between #11 TCU and #15 Oregon went from a 31-point Oregon Ducks first half rout to a TCU comeback of unbelievable proportions.

It took the TCU Horned Frogs a full game of regulation along with three over-time periods, but they pulled off one of the most improbable come-from-behind wins in college bowl history.

The football analysts will be talking for days about what went so wrong for the Ducks and so right for the Horned Frogs in a game that was truly a tale of two halves and more. 

Was it coaching, fatigue, over confidence or just plain bad luck that saw the Ducks squander a 31-point lead and lose the game.  I'm convinced it was the Frogs bruised pride responsible for the Ducks misfortunes after halftime. Time and pressure can move mountains.

TCU was embarrassingly out-coached and outplayed in the first half by a lesser ranked team. Their coach must've reminded them of what got them to the bowl game and all the hard work they'd put in over the season.  The comeback was epic.

It takes a smart and passionate coach to lift the heart and spirit of an underachieving team up to their level of full potential in so short a time. Somebody out there has the coach's half-time speech. If its you, TMZ will pay a fortune for an exclusive I'm sure.

The Horned Frogs are Alamo Bowl Champions with the scent of never-say-die still emanating from the scoreboard.


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