points of interest and numbers from the victory of the TCU College Football Playoff Semifinal
The college football playoff got off to
a good start with the semifinal at the Vrbo Fiesta Bowl between the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines and the No. 3 TCU Horned Frogs.
TCU built a 21-6
halftime lead, then things got exciting in the 1/3 zone. The Wolverines and Horned Frogs scored a combined
forty-four points on the length. Michigan
halted their comeback attempt in the fourth, but TCU held on for the 51-45 victory.
Frogs are the first massive team of 12 to play for a CFP title. For Michigan, it's an immediate second season that takes place in the semifinal round.
: Annotated General Factors,
Report for the Fiesta Bowl. That breaks the mark set by the Nebraska Cornhuskers and Florida
This is also the 1/3rd highest scoring
CFP game and the third highest for an AP pinnacle-five matchup.
The Horned Frogs' 51 points are the most in a bowl game on college records. This is also the fifth 50-point gam
Michigan also made history. Fifty
-one points is the second maximum the team surrenders to in a game of bowling.
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