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In response to the two Mendenhall posts and his coaching


I thought I would check out the record in the "big games" over his tenure. Big games being defined as ranked teams, bowl games, and games against "BCS competition." Here's what I found.

Wins and Losses in "big games" in the Bronco Mendenhall era

Wins

Losses

2005

Boston College 3-20

TCU 50-51 (OT)

@ Notre Dame 23-49

Utah 34-41 (OT)

2005 Bowl

California 28-35

2006

Tulsa 49-24

2006

@ Arizona 13-16

@ #15 TCU 31-17

@ #23 Boston College 23-30 (OT)

@ Utah 33-31

2006 Bowl

Oregon 38-8

2007

Arizona 20-7

2007

@ #13 UCLA 17-27

TCU 27-22

@ Tulsa 47-55

Utah 17-10

2007 Bowl

UCLA 17-16

2008

@ Washington 28-27

2008

@ #24 TCU 7-32

UCLA 59-0

@ #7 Utah 24-48

2008 Bowl

Arizona 21-31

2009

# 3 Oklahoma 14-13

2009

Florida State 28-54

#21 Utah 26-23

# 8 TCU 7-38

2009 Bowl

#18 Oregon State 44-20

2010

Washington 23-17

2010

@ Florida State 10-34

@ #4 TCU 3-31

@ #22 Utah 16-17

2010 Bowl

UTEP 52-24

2011

@ Ole Miss 14-13

2011

@ #24/21 Texas 16-17

Utah 10-54

TCU 28-38

2011 Bowl

Tulsa 24-21

And then to break it down into easy-to-understand, meaningful stats.

Wins

Losses

Ranked Teams

4

8

Bowl Games

5

2

Highest Rank

# 3 OU (2009)

# 4 TCU (2009)

Utah

3

4

TCU

2

5

PAC 12

7

5

BIG 12

1

1

SEC

1

0

BC/ND/FSU

0

5

Overall Record

17

20

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