TCU leads Minnesota 10-3 at the half

first_imgTwitter Linkedin ReddIt + posts Minnesota quarterback Mitch Leidner (7) is stripped of the ball by TCU defensive end Terrell Lathan (90) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia) Linkedin Equestrian defeated in Big 12 Championship Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Men’s tennis clinches consecutive Big 12 titles with win over No. 4 Baylor ReddIt Dean Straka Dean Straka Dean Straka Dean Straka Dean Straka is a senior journalism major from Lake Forest, California. He currently serves as Sports Line Editor for TCU 360. His passions include golf, God, traveling, and sitting down to watch the big game of the day. Follow him on Twitter at @dwstraka49 TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Facebook Twitter Equestrian upsets No. 1 Baylor, swept by Texas A&M at NCEA Championships Norrie climbs to No. 1 in national rankings Facebook Previous articleSix finalists for Fort Worth police chief announcedNext articlePurple Reigns: TCU survives Minnesota in opener Dean Straka RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR printTCU Football holds a 10-3 lead at halftime against Minnesota.The Horned Frogs opened up the scoring when kicker Jaden Oberkrom drained a 53 yard field goal in the first quarter, putting the Frogs up 3-0TCU expanded its lead to 10-0 later in the quarter when quarterback Trevone Boykin found Josh Doctson for an 11 yard touchdown.The Frogs had a chance to go up 17-0 in the second quarter, but a fumble by Aaron Green at the Minnesota 12 yard line put the ball back in the hands of the Gophers.Minnesota threatened shortly after when quarterback Mitch Leidner completed a 36 yard pass that put the Gophers in the red zone, but the opportunity ended when Derrick Kindred forced a fumble in the end zone and the Frogs recovered.Minnesota got on the board later when kicker Ryan Santoso made 42 yard field goal, cutting TCU’s lead to 10-3.The Frogs once again had a prime opportunity to extend their lead by a field goal in the closing seconds of the second quarter, but Oberkrom’s 29 yard attempt was no good after deflecting off the left goal post.The Frogs’ defense held the Gophers to 126 total yards in the first half, while the Frogs totaled 209 yards of offense. Dean Straka last_img read more