After posting their first regular season 12-0 start at TCU with a 62-14 win over Iowa State on Saturday, Sonny Dykes believes his team has earned the Horned Frogs their high ranking and potential spot. have proved. Football Playoffs. In 2014, No. 3 TCU went 11–1 after defeating Iowa State 55–3 and was swept by Ohio State in the final weekend of qualifying and missed the playoffs. ('We Have A Good Soccer Team': TCU Wins, Finishes 12-0) "I know the history with TCU and Iowa State and the big wins," Dykes said. "It didn't work out particularly well in 2014. I know. I think it's different. I think college football is different. I think the committee is different, I think the Big 12 Looks different than before." At the time, the Big 12 did not have a championship game, an important consideration for the committee after Ohio State won the Big Ten. Dykes said this year's Big 12, which has eight bowl-eligible teams and no divisions where it could get a "good draw" and missed out on some of the league's best teams, is different. ('We Have A Good Soccer Team': TCU Wins, Finishes 12-0) "It's a challenge," Dykes said. "I think people who really study the game know how good the league is. To get through this unbeaten, to be able to win games, to get through some tough times, I Guess it shows we're a good football team." TCU's 12–0 Season Is The First In The Big 12 Since Texas In 2009. The Horned Frogs' 62 points came against an Iowa State team that ranked eighth in the nation in scoring defense, allowing 16.5 points per game, and allowing only one team, Baylor, to score more than 30 points on September 24. was. The Cyclones allowed only three other teams to surpass the 20-point mark. Dykes said quarterback Max Duggan, who completed 17 of 24 passes for 212 yards and three touchdowns on Saturday, has had a senior season worthy of consideration for the Heisman Trophy. Duggan, who did not start until the second game of the season, threw for 3,070 yards, 29 touchdowns and three interceptions, and ran for five more. In 2013, Baylor's Bryce Petty is the only Big 12 quarterback in history with more touchdown passes (32) and fewer than five interceptions. ('We Have A Good Soccer Team': TCU Wins, Finishes 12-0) Dykes said, "I think anyone who has seen us this year knows what this means to our football team and program." "He certainly is very deserving of the opportunity to move to New York." Dykes, who replaced legendary TCU coach Gary Patterson, who parted ways with the school amid a 5-7 finish last season after 21 years as head coach, now turns his team's attention to the Big 12 championship game. Can Month to achieve a position in sports. He made a historic debut by earning his 83rd career win, surpassing his late father, former Texas Tech coach Spike Dykes, who retired in 1999 with 82 wins. But this season is not quite ready to end yet. Dykes said, "I want to play as many games as possible with this group because I think we'll find a way to win them."