Boxscore
Texas Christian 24, Southern Methodist 16
Saturday, September 29, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Gerald J. Ford Stadium
Attendance - 28436

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Texas Christian 14 7 0 3 24
Southern Methodist 0 10 0 6 16

Recap


No. 14 TCU 24, SMU 16: Matthew Tucker scored two touchdowns and the Horned Frogs took advantage of early turnovers to defeat the host Mustangs and extend the nation's longest winning streak to 12 games.

Tucker ran for 56 yards on 18 carries while Casey Pachall completed 10 of 26 passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns.

Texas Christian's first two touchdowns were set up by turnovers in Southern Methodist territory, the second coming on the Mustangs' 8-yard line. Tucker caught a 2-yard TD pass from Pachall in the first quarter and scored on a 4-yard run with 2:11 left in the second period to give TCU (4-0) a 21-7 lead.

After each team exchanged field goals, the Mustangs (1-3) pulled within 24-16 on Garrett Gilbert's late 29-yard TD pass to Der'rikk Thompson.

SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert threw five interceptions and connected on only 15 of 40 passes for 190 yards against TCU's defense, which entered the contest allowing an FBS-low 4.3 points per game.

GAME NOTEBOOK: SMU was the last team to beat TCU, snapping the Horned Frogs' 22-game home winning streak with a 40-33 overtime victory last season. ... Pachall entered the weekend leading the FBS in passing efficiency with a 209.9 rating and had completed 76 percent of his passes while throwing only one interception. ... TCU increased its lead in the series to 45-40-7 and has won 19 of its last 21 road games.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 5:27
Texas Christian   TD  Southern Methodist 0 - Texas Christian 7
1st Quarter - 2:24
Texas Christian   TD  Southern Methodist 0 - Texas Christian 14
2nd Quarter - 9:26
Southern Methodist   TD  Southern Methodist 7 - Texas Christian 14
2nd Quarter - 2:11
Texas Christian   TD  Southern Methodist 7 - Texas Christian 21
2nd Quarter - 0:44
Southern Methodist   FG  Southern Methodist 10 - Texas Christian 21
4th Quarter - 14:17
Texas Christian   FG  Southern Methodist 10 - Texas Christian 24
4th Quarter - 2:08
Southern Methodist   TD  Southern Methodist 16 - Texas Christian 24
TEAMS

Team Records

  Texas Christian Southern Methodist
W/L 4 - 0 - 0 1 - 3 - 0
Conference 1 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Texas Christian Southern Methodist
Score 24 16
First Downs 11 12
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-21
33%
3-for-14
21%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-4
0%
0-for-2
0%
Total Yards 156 220
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 47-54 22-30
Average/Rush 1.1 1.4
Passing
Comp-Att 12-28 15-40
Passing Yards 102 190
Average/Pass Play 3.4 4.3
Penalties-Yards 13-140 10-92
Fumbles-Lost 2-2 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 5
Time of Possession 35:34 24:26

PLAYER STATS

Texas Christian (4 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Pachall 10/26 107 2 0
T. Boykin 1/1 -1 0 0
C. Patterson 1/1 -4 0 0
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
G. Gilbert 15/40 190 1 5
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Tucker 18 56 3.1 1
A. Dean 10 26 2.6 0
T. Boykin 4 14 3.5 0
B. Catalon 3 10 3.3 0
L. Sanders 1 1 1.0 0
C. Pachall 8 -4 -0.5 0
E. Perry 1 -18 -18.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
Z. Line 15 44 2.9 1
G. Gilbert 7 -14 -2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Boyce 3 42 14.0 0
S. Dawson 1 30 30.0 0
B. Carter 3 18 6.0 0
L. Brown 2 9 4.5 1
B. Catalon 1 5 5.0 0
M. Tucker 1 2 2.0 1
C. Fuller 1 -4 -4.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Johnson 4 62 15.5 0
D. Thompson 3 50 16.7 1
D. Johnson 5 43 8.6 0
K. Holman 1 15 15.0 0
C. Loftin 1 13 13.0 0
Z. Line 1 7 7.0 0
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