** Texas Christian coach Gary Patterson has signed a contract extension that will keep him at the Fort Worth school through 2022.
* He is T.C.U.’s all-time winningest coach with 143 triumphs in his 16 years in charge.
* His teams won four Mountain West titles and the Big 12 championship once. There have also been nine bowl wins.
* At 143-47, his winning percentage of .753 is 5th among active coaches in Division I football.
* Under Patterson, T.C.U. has finished in the Top 25 10 times and in the Top 10 five of the past eight years.
* His 2014 and 2015 teams went a combined 23-3. Not bad, but his 2010 team went 13-0 and finished second in the nation!