By The Numbers: TCU vs. Texas Tech

By The Numbers: TCU vs. Texas Tech

The TCU Horned Frogs will play the Texas Tech Red Raiders Saturday in TCU's annual homecoming game. Here are 20 statistics, facts and figures about the two teams coming into the game:

1- The number of games both Texas Tech and TCU need to become bowl eligible. A win by either team will guarantee a bowl appearance for that team.

2- The number of times Gary Patterson has faced Texas Tech as a head coach. Patterson is 1-1 in his career against the Red Raiders.

2- The number of opponents who have thrown for more than 200 yards against TCU. The two teams were Baylor (326) and Kansas (303).

4- The number of interceptions TCU cornerback Jason Verrett has. Verrett leads the Big 12 in this category.

5- The number of returns (both punt and kick) that TCU has returned for at least 50 yards.

9- The number of Big 12 teams that rank in the Top 25 for toughest schedule.

11- The number of games Texas Tech has played on October 20th in its history. The Raiders are 5-5-1

12- The number of Horned Frogs with at least one reception this season.

13- The number of passes attempted and completed by Trevone Boykin on third down in Waco. Boykin threw all four of his touchdown passes against Baylor on third downs as well.

16.3- The average number of points Texas Tech allows per game. Tech is 16th in the nation in this category.

20- The number of takeaways TCU has on the year. The Horned Frogs lead the FBS in this category.

25- The number of extra point kicks attempted and completed by TCU kicker Jaden Oberkrom. Oberkrom is 8-10 on field goal attempts this season, the longest of which is 50 yards.

27- The number of consecutive games TCU has won when allowing 28 points or less.

40- The number of wins all teams in the Big 12 have when combined together. Kansas State is the only undefeated team and leads with six wins. TCU, Tech and West Virginia are tied for second with five.

46- The number of day games TCU has played in, dating back eight years. TCU is 43-3 playing in day games.

317- The total amount of yards generated by TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin against Baylor. Boykin threw for 261 yards and ran for 56.

369- The average number of passing yards Texas Tech throws for per game. The Red Raiders have the fourth-best passing offense in the nation in terms of yardage.

499- The number of yards Texas Tech quarterback Seth Doege threw for against West Virginia. The performance was a career best for Doege.

2005- The last year TCU played on ABC. TCU defeated the Oklahoma Sooners, 17-10.

2006- The last year the two teams played. TCU beat Tech in Amon G. Carter Stadium, 12-3.