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Cougars Prepare for the New Season

John Beck

Up first for the Cougars is last year's conference champions the Texas Christian Horned Frogs. After finishing second to the Horned Frogs a season ago and on the heels of a one-point overtime loss to TCU at home, the Cougars are eager to kick off conference play with a bang. The entire off-season, with all the talk of a conference championship has built up to this one game.

"It's the biggest game of the season so far," said running back Curtis Brown. "I'm not going to downplay them as an opponent at all. They will be our toughest opponent all year. They're the champs from a year ago, and if we're to complete our goal of winning the Mountain West Conference you have to beat the team that won it last year." After losing two games in the final minutes that would... Recommended Stories