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Surprising Texas Christian can't fly under the radar anymore

Surprising Texas Christian can't fly under the radar anymore

Hardly anyone outside of Fort Worth was talking about Texas Christian football during the summer.

Most of the Big 12 Conference buzz revolved around preseason darlings Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. The Horned Frogs were, at best, an afterthought.

That should change this week after Texas Christian rose to No. 9 in the AP poll Sunday, elevated by a 44-31 victory over Oklahoma State.

“People can say what they want to say,” defensive end Ben Banogu said after the game. “But we know what we are.”

The Horned Frogs are a team that is getting solid play from quarterback Kenny Hill and showing the sort of defense that can give opposing...

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