S Fish Smithson intercepted a Bram Kohlhausen pass and returned it 20 yards, killing TCU’s series scoring threat on first possession of second half. Had 12 tackles.
On a day when the Kansas University defense played its most complete game of the season and nearly delivered a monster upset over TCU, one of the biggest plays of Saturday's 23-17 loss at Amon G. Carter Stadium nearly made KU coach David Beaty faint.
Weakened by injuries all season, TCU finally lost its best player to one for three quarters of Saturday’s 23-17 victory over Kansas.
KU football coach David Beaty on the heartbreak of KU's close call vs. TCU.
The gap between telling yourself you can do something and actually believing it can be wider apart than the hands a lying fisherman describing his latest catch. That’s why if Kansas University had taken its anticipated beating Saturday at the hands of TCU, the claim of KU junior linebacker Marcquis Roberts that KU could win its next two games would have been emptier than Allen Iverson’s bank account. By Tom Keegan
He limped out to the bus with a grimace on his face and ice on his body. But there was never a thought about yanking him from Kansas University’s 23-17 loss at TCU on Saturday. That's just not the way KU's true freshman quarterback Ryan Willis was taught to play the game he loves.