Watch: TCU QB Max Duggan gives tearful CFP pitch

Pursuing Saturday’s 31-28 overtime reduction in the Huge 12 title match to Kansas Condition, TCU quarterback Max Duggan stepped to the podium and gave his best pitch for why the Horned Frogs are entitled to to be in the College or university Football Playoff. 

“If we received in (the CFP), we would give a single heck of a fight,” a tearful Duggan informed reporters. “I believe our competitiveness would acquire around.” 

At 12-1 and rated No. 3 in the country, TCU is still in competition for a single of the 4 spots in the playoff and has the resume to back it up. The Horned Frogs went undefeated in the Huge 12 and just took the No. 10 ranked group to the restrict in an additional time thriller. 

TCU also has the endorsement of their opponent from Saturday.

“TCU ought to be in the CFP,” Kansas Condition coach Chris Klieman advised reporters by way of The Athletic’s Max Olson. “They’re a single of the greatest four groups.” 

If TCU just isn’t playoff-bound, Duggan gave the system its finest shot, recording a Heisman-value season. 

Duggan completed the yr with the 3rd most passing touchdowns in TCU history (30). The senior also handed for 3,321 yards whilst including 404 yards and six touchdowns on the ground. 

On Monday, we are going to discover out who the finalist are for the 2022 Heisman Trophy. If Duggan is among the individuals chosen, he’ll be the very first TCU Heisman finalist considering that Ladanian Tomlinson in 2000.