Texas Christian Rumors & News

  • Ezekiel Elliott tops, OSU QB trio among early Heisman favorites

    College Football Talk "If you thought the third-string quarterback who helped propel Ohio State to a three-win postseason run that culminated in a national championship, and who eschewed early entry into the NFL draft, would be the current Heisman front-runner, you’d be wrong. Instead, it’s his backfield mate Ezekiel..." January 30

  • TCU's Gary Patterson wins Coach of the Year award

    Houston Chronicle "Gary Patterson did everything he could do to lead TCU into the first College Football Playoffs, except beat Baylor. It didn't work out for the Horned Frogs, but Patterson's efforts didn't go unnoticed. Patterson, who guided TCU to a share of the Big 12 championship in its third year in the..." January 15

  • Kenny Hill's dad says son hasn't decided on TCU transfer yet

    Fox Sports - College Football "Quarterback Kenny Hill is transferring from Texas A&M, his father Ken told FOX Sports on Friday, adding to not buy all the speculation that his son is already planning on going to TCU. "While Kenny is indeed planning on transferring, we have not committed to any school at this time," the elder..." January 10

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    Travis Haney @TravHaneyESPN

    Texas A&M QB Kenny Hill has asked for his release from school and is expected to transfer, per sources. TCU a likely destination.

  • Gary Patterson named AP Coach of the Year

    CBSSports.com "Gary Patterson's trophy case is filling up rather quickly this season. It was announced on Wednesday that the TCU coach had been named the AP Coach of the Year after leading TCU to an 11-1 record this season, a year after the Horned Frogs went 4-8. It's just the latest Coach of the Year award..." December 24

  • Gary Patterson rules RB B.J. Catalon out for Peach Bowl

    College Football Talk "Despite not playing in the final four games of the season for the TCU Horned Frogs, running back B.J. Catalon still leads the team with 10 rushing touchdowns. It’s a total Catalon won’t be able to increase at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. TCU head coach Gary Patterson stated Catalon won’t play in..." December 24

  • 5-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack announces his top 2 schools

    The Score "After decommiting from Texas A&M on Friday, five-star defensive tackle Daylon Mack has announced which schools he's considering playing at next season. " December 20

  • Gary Patterson cashes in with new TCU deal

    College Football Talk "TCU fell just short of a playoff bid, but that doesn’t mean their season wasn’t a success. And, in recognition of said success, the Horned Frogs’ head coach is being rewarded. According to Kate Hairopoulos of the Dallas Morning News, Gary Patterson was on the receiving end of a new contract..." December 16

  • TCU's Gary Patterson wins Coach of the Year award

    The Score "TCU head coach Gary Patterson was named the Home Depot Coach of the Year on Wednesday. Patterson led the Horned Frogs to a Big 12 co-championship title this year after an 11-1 season. He was the Horned Frogs defensive coordinator for three years before taking the head coaching position. In..." December 10

  • TCU RB B.J. Catalon won't play against Kansas State

    CBSSports.com "If TCU is going to beat Kansas State on Saturday it's going to have to do so without the services of its leading rusher. TCU coach Gary Patterson confirmed Friday that running back B.J. Catalon will not play in the game. Catalon hadn't been practicing this week, but his status for the game was..." November 08

  • TCU Doctson practices ‘a little bit,’ but freshman could start

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Injured receiver Josh Doctson practiced “a little bit” on Wednesday, TCU coach Gary Patterson said, but he added that freshman Emanuel Porter could start in his place Saturday when the Horned Frogs visit West Virginia. “Emanuel keeps getting better,” Patterson said. “We thought in the middle of..." October 31

  • TCU's Patterson Wishes Team Wouldn't Have Scored 82

    247Sports "TCU coach Gary Patterson said he hasn’t received any negative reaction for hanging 82 points in an 82-27 win over Texas Tech, though the coach probably wasn’t including his own feelings in his answer. Patterson seemed almost embarrassed about it when talking on Monday’s Big 12..." October 28

  • Trevone Boykin’s wrist IS injured… but the TCU QB will play anyway

    College Football Talk "It appears there was at least a morsel of validity to what turned out to be an erroneous report earlier this week. Tuesday, it was reported that TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin had suffered a significant injury to his left (non-throwing) wrist and would miss 4-6 weeks. That day, though, Boykin..." October 17

  • TCU's Trevone Boykin practicing, expected to play against Oklahoma State

    The Oklahoman "It was initially reported Tuesday that TCU's starting quarterback Trevone Boykin would miss 4-6 weeks after having surgery to repair a wrist injury, but a university spokesman and Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson denied the report. Frogsowar.com first reported that Boykin had surgery for an..." October 15

  • QB uncertainty no big deal for TCU

    Fox Sports Southwest "The TCU Horned Frogs will debut their new offense Saturday against Samford with a veteran quarterback under center. Whether it will be junior Trevone Boykin or senior Matt Joeckel won't be known until 6 p.m. when the Frogs take the field at Amon Carter Stadium. Head coach Gary Patterson..." August 28

  • TCU freshman RB Nixon lost to knee injury

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Shaun Nixon has a knee injury that will likely result in a redshirt season for him, TCU coach Gary Patterson said. The freshman running back from Lake Travis suffered the injury in practice last week and will undergo surgery. “If it’s going to happen, you want it to happen early,” Patterson..." August 12

  • Four-star OL Cody Ford flips commitment from TCU to Oklahoma

    Dallas Morning News "TCU suffered a major recruiting blow on the recruiting trail on Monday afternoon. Four-star Pineville offensive lineman Cody Ford, arguably the crown jewel of the Horned Frogs’ 2015 class, flipped his verbal commitment from TCU to Big 12 foe Oklahoma. “OU is a great program, and I like all..." August 12

  • Devonte Fields ineligible for waiver

    ESPN.com "Suspended TCU defensive end Devonte Fields has backed out of his plan to enroll at Stephen F. Austin after a TCU committee ruled he was ineligible to receive a transfer waiver, the school announced Friday. "After originally agreeing to grant a release to Devonte Fields, which would allow him to..." August 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Devonte Fields announces on Twitter he is transferring to SFA

    Dallas Morning News "After reportedly meeting with TCU officials Tuesday to discuss his future, Devonte Fields seems to be leaving the university. Fields posted to his private Twitter account that he is leaving TCU for Stephen F. Austin. The tweet read: “Just wanted to say thanks to TCU for the opportunity!..." August 07

  • Reports: Devonte Fields won’t be returning to TCU

    College Football Talk "It was reported Monday that Devonte Fields would be meeting with TCU officials, with the intimation being that the dismissed star defensive lineman could return to the football team. A day later, that doesn’t appear to be the case at all. Multiple media outlets were reporting — or, more to..." August 05

  • Source: Devonte Fields meeting with TCU on Tuesday

    Fox Sports Southwest "TCU's Devonte Fields will meet with school officials on Tuesday, a source told FOX Sports Southwest. They will discuss his status as a student. Fields has been "separated" from TCU since July 22, when Fort Worth police confirmed he was a suspect in a domestic disturbance call. Fields..." August 05

  • TCU defensive star Devonte Fields a suspect in domestic disturbance

    Yahoo! Sports "TCU redshirt sophomore defensive end and Preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Devonte Fields is a suspect in a domestic disturbance that occurred Sunday morning in Fort Worth, Texas. According to a Fort Worth police report, Haley Brown, Fields' ex-girlfriend, accused him of punching..." July 22

  • Former top recruit Brandon Carter done at TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Not surprisingly, wide receiver Brandon Carter's career at TCU is pretty much over. TCU head coach Gary Patterson said of the receiver, who in April was arrested on possession of marijuana (which was dropped), that Carter "Probably will not play this year. Academically he will not make..." July 22

  • Marijuana charge dismissed against TCU receiver

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "A marijuana possession charge against TCU wide receiver Brandon Carter was dismissed Tuesday, court records show. Carter, 21, was arrested April 22 after Fort Worth police pulled over a 2010 Lexus he was driving in the 1600 block of Calhoun Street in downtown Fort Worth. Police made the stop..." May 27

  • TCU receiver Brandon Carter arrested on marijuana charge

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Troubles for Brandon Carter, wide receiver for the TCU football team, have now extended off the football field following his arrest Tuesday by Fort Worth police on suspicion of possession of marijuana. Fort Worth officers were on routine patrol in the 1600 block of Calhoun Street in downtown..." April 23

  • Ex-Aggie QB Matt Joeckel could push for TCU starting job

    CBSSports.com "The revolving door of transfer quarterbacks continues to spin, especially at TCU where the Horned Frogs have both lost and added a signal caller in the span of one week. Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel confirmed his plans to finish his career at TCU via Twitter on Thursday night...." April 18

  • TCU QB Tyler Matthews to transfer

    CBSSports.com "Spring practices have -- for the most part -- come to an end in the last week, and it seems that some quarterback battles are leading to a cavalcade of transfers at the position. Wednesday brought with it the news that both Kentucky's Jalen Whitlow and Texas A&M's Matt Joeckel were transferring,..." April 16

  • Max Wittek Not Going To TCU, Texas Remains Leader

    Inside Socal "USC quarterback Max Wittek, who visited Hawaiii last weekend, is no longer considering Texas Christian, according to sources. Texas Christian wanted an immediate decision from Wittek, who wants to wait until May to choose a college. Texas remains the leader for Wittek and Hawaii remains under..." March 07

  • Redshirt freshman Texada impresses TCU football coaches

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Redshirt freshman Ranthony Texada has caught the attention of TCU coaches looking to fill the void left by All-America cornerback Jason Verrett, considered one of the top five cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. Texada, from Frisco Centennial High School, has been using his speed to keep receivers..." March 06

  • TCU Verrett to have surgery

    Draft Insider "After a lengthy examination then re-examination process TCU cornerback Jason Verrett has decided to undergo surgery to repair his injured labrum. Here’s why. Speaking with those from Verrett’s camp this evening I found out most of the news from doctors re-examining his injured labrum was..." March 06

  • TCU picks up commitment from 3-star Bryan Adams DT Joseph Broadnax

    Dallas Morning News "TCU reeled in a monster in the middle on Thursday night when Bryan Adams defensive tackle Joseph Broadnax decided to pull the trigger. The 6-foot-1, 300-pounder picked the Horned Frogs over an offer from North Texas. Broadnax originally received a scholarship from TCU when he made the short..." March 01

  • QB Casey Pachall is candid about TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Casey Pachall graduated from TCU in December, and he currently is living in Plano and training at the Michael Johnson Performance Athletic Training Center in preparation for TCU's Pro Day. For a larger story, the former TCU quarterback was nice enough to give me about 20 minutes on Thursday...." February 24

  • TCU receiver dismissed from team after possession of marijuana arrest

    Dallas Morning News "Receiver LaDarius Brown was dismissed from the football team after a Sunday arrest for possession of marijuana in Fort Worth. TCU confirmed Tuesday that Brown “has been removed from our football program.” Brown, who played at Waxahachie High School, tied for the team lead with 36 receptions as..." February 18

  • Sources confirm DT Jon Lewis leaving TCU football team

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU defensive tackle Jon Lewis has decided to leave the team. He was to be a senior in 2014. TCU officials would not confirm the report, first reported by Matt Jennings of Rivals.com. But several sources at the school confirmed that Lewis has left the team but will remain enrolled. Lewis..." February 13

  • Are signing day struggles a sign of weakness for the Big 12?

    San Antonio Express-News "Come in out of the cold and grab some piping hot information from the Big 12-pack this week. Here’s the best of a compendium of news, information and opinion about the conference. 1. As Big 12 officials scanned the recruiting rankings after National Signing Day, they can’t be happy about..." February 08

  • Iowa State presents 3-point problem for TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Iowa State’s Hilton Coliseum isn’t the friendliest place for a visiting team such as TCU still searching for its first Big 12 win. Even when the Cyclones aren’t one of the best teams in the country, it’s tough to win in Ames, Iowa. No. 16 Iowa State (17-4, 5-4 Big 12) has been on a bit of a..." February 08

  • Stunning this TCU player is not invited to NFL Combine

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Did not see this coming ... multiple NFL sources have said that TCU senior quarterback Casey Pachall was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, scheduled for Feb. 22 - 25 in Indianapolis. More than 300 players annually are invited to the combine to show off their skills, provide medical..." January 30

  • TCU football player robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday at his off-campus home

    Dallas Morning News "A Texas Christian University football player was beaten and robbed at gunpoint early Tuesday at his off-campus home. Devonte Fields, 20, told police three robbers attacked him around 5:50 a.m. while he was attempting to enter his home in the 3200 block of South University Drive. Fields was..." January 29

  • Longview DB Travin Howard switches commitment from UTSA to TCU

    Dallas Morning News "Recruiting really is heating up as TCU head coach Garry Patterson likes to say. Over the past week, the Horned Frogs have flipped five different 2014 prospects. The latest is Longview safety Travin Howard, who switched from UTSA to TCU on Wednesday night. Howard originally committed to UTSA..." January 23

  • TCU lands recruiting pledges from prep linemen

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The TCU football program gained commitments from two high school linemen Sunday. Munday defensive end L.J. Collier and Pearland offensive tackle Ryan Griswold gave pledges to coach Gary Patterson, bringing TCU’s commitments, including two junior college signees, to 16. TCU’s high pedigree..." January 21

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