Column: A round of applause, please, for playoff-crasher TCU


              TCU head coach Sonny Dykes, left, chats with support staff before leaving for the NCAA College Football Playoff championship game against Georgia, outside of Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (Madeleine Cook/Star-Telegram via AP)
            
              Memorabilia is displayed at a fan fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. Georgia is scheduled to face TCU, Monday for the CFP national football championship in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              TCU quarterback Max Duggan speaks to reporters in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. TCU plays Georgia in the national championship NCAA college football game on Monday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
            
              TCU quarterback Max Duggan fist bumps support staff as he leaves with his team for the NCAA College Football Playoff championship game against Georgia, outside Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. (Madeleine Cook/Star-Telegram via AP)
            
              TCU head football coach Sonny Dykes speaks to reporters in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. TCU plays Georgia in the national championship NCAA college football game on Monday.(AP Photo/LM Otero)
            
              CFP and bowl logos are flashed on a screen at a fan fest at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Los Angeles. Georgia is scheduled to face TCU, Monday for the CFP national football championship in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
            
              TCU head football coach Sonny Dykes smiles as he speaks to reporters in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. TCU answered questions about its toughness in the semifinal game. Now the Horned Frogs are even a bigger underdog going into the national championship game against Georgia, another physical team like Michigan was. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
            
              TCU quarterback Max Duggan (15) runs as Michigan linebacker Junior Colson (25) defends during the second half of the Fiesta Bowl NCAA college football semifinal playoff game, Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
Column: A round of applause, please, for playoff-crasher TCU