In today’s world of pigskin offense is king and the 2012 TCU Horned Frogs are ready to show the Big 12 that their run of success is not a result of playing in the soft Mountain West conference. TCU quarterback Casey Pachall is the best signal-caller that the Horned Frogs have seen and the sports odds Vegas have them only behind Texas and Oklahoma at +550 moneyline. The colege football picks sharps are split on how they handicap the Horned Frogs as they head into the Big 12 so our staff took a closer look. The 2012 TCU Horned Frogs Odds have them at 40-1 ($1000 to win $40,000) to cash in on the BCS odds.
College Football Picks Analysis: QB Casey Pachall is a star that is capable of producing 40+ points per game against Big 12 competition. Pachall has all of the tools and a good head on his shoulders and should be playing on Sunday’s as a well paid pro next year. The skill positions are loaded with high-level players but covering Casey Pachall’s blindside will be a gifted but unproven Sophomore. The defense has major questions marks at linebacker and cornerback but should get by with their tenacity and aggressiveness. The 2012 TCU Horned Frogs Odds are at 11-2 to win the Big 12 conference.
Head coach Gary Patterson is a bright mind inside the headsets and has won 10 or more games since 2000. The defense has a decent line that can get after the QB and Pachall and his array of weapons hides the teams flaws pretty well. A double-digit win season will be difficult to come by with a nasty second half schedulpe but nine wins and a bowl should be expected
College Football Predictions Forecast: 9-4