TCU 21, Army 17
Facing a 17-point deficit and mired in a two-game losing streak, Texas Christian turned to ailing quarterback Brandon Hassell.
Hassell responded by leading the Horned Frogs to a last-minute score for a 21-17 victory over Army on Saturday.
Lonta Hobbs scored on a two-yard run, his second touchdown, with 41 seconds left to seal the victory and extend Army's losing streak to 19 games, the longest in the nation.
Hassell, who replaced an ineffective Kyle Kummer, completed 14 of 23 passes for 158 yards and one touchdown for the Horned Frogs (3-2, 1-1).
TCU scored 21 straight points to beat an Army team that has not won at home since edging Tulane, 42-37, on Oct. 27, 2001.
Hobbs, who finished with 106 yards despite being limited to 11 yards in the first half, capped an 11-play, 62-yard game-winning drive.
"It wasn't pretty for us, but you have to give Army a lot of credit," Coach Gary Patterson said. "They haven't won many football games, but they played hard and gave it everything they had and they just about got us."
Carlton Jones ran for 108 yards and a touchdown for Army (0-4, 0-2). Zac Dahman, starting his first game for the Black Knights this season, was 12 of 26 for 214 yards.
"It was a game of almost two halves," said first-year Army coach Bobby Ross, who was coaxed out of retirement to try to rebuild the struggling program. "We won the first one and they won the second one. Unfortunately, they came out on top.
"I feel like now I know where we can go to. We've got seven football games left. There's a lot of season left."
TCU's offense, which entered the game ranked 26th in the nation, struggled in the first half, slowed by 11 penalties for 89 yards.
Dahman threw a 54-yard pass to Jacob Murphy on the second play of Army's first possession, and Tielor Robinson scored on a three-yard run three plays later to give the Black Knights their first lead of the season at 7-0.