Texas Christian Rumors & News

  • Arrested TCU players are back at practice, could play against Texas

    CBS Sports "TCU is down six defensive starters for the season, but senior defensive end Mike Tuaua is back at practice following a three-game suspension. Tuaua and freshman wide receiver Andre Petties-Wilson were arrested last week on robbery and assault charges, but have completed the school's..." October 01

  • TCU WR Ty Slanina lost for the season with broken collarbone

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "The injury bug has struck TCU once again. Receiver Ty Slanina suffered a broken collarbone during Saturday’s win against Texas Tech and will miss the rest of the season, coach Gary Patterson announced. Slanina caught two passes for 32 yards prior to his injury and had nine receptions for 102..." September 29

  • Patterson defends TCU program after arrests, faces major depth problems

    CBS Sports "Gary Patterson isn't known as one of the game's great defensive minds for nothing. TCU's coach gave a strident defense Tuesday for his program once again going through off-the-field issues. On Monday, two of his players were arrested for felony robbery. TCU students told police they were..." September 22

  • Two TCU players arrested, suspended for alleged assault and stealing beer

    CBS Sports "TCU senior defensive end Mike Tuaua and redshirt freshman wide receiver Andres Petties-Wilson were arrested on Monday for allegedly kicking and punching a student in the face on Friday night and stealing "a case of thirty Keystone Light beers" (first reported by KXAS-TV). You can read the full..." September 21

  • Ranthony Texada suffers season-ending knee injury in win over SMU

    ESPN "TCU lost yet another defensive starter Saturday, as coach Gary Patterson confirmed that cornerback Ranthony Texada suffered a season-ending knee injury in the first half of the the Horned Frogs' 56-37 win over SMU. Third-ranked TCU was already without starting safety Kenny Iloka (knee),..." September 21

  • TCU loses another starting LB as Mike Freeze takes leave of absence

    Sporting News - NCAAF "TCU true freshman linebacker Mike Freeze, an early enrollee who earned a starting job with a strong impression in the spring, is taking a leave of absence from the team, coach Gary Patterson said Wednesday (via the Fort Worth Star-Telegram). Freeze didn't practice the previous two days, and his..." September 10

  • Horned Frogs will be missing two defensive players against Minnesota

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "TCU will be missing two defensive players on Thursday night at Minnesota, coach Gary Patterson said Tuesday, but he did not reveal who or why. “You’ll find out when we get to game time,” Patterson said. A depth chart released late Tuesday night did not have the names of defensive end James..." September 03

  • TCU’s top punt returner Echols-Luper will try to be Arkansas State’s QB

    College Football Talk "TCU is preparing to enter the 2015 season with high expectations, starting the season ranked No. 2 in the coaches preseason poll. The Horned Frogs will proceed without its top punt returner. Cameron Echols-Luper is reportedly leaving TCU for Arkansas State. The transfer also comes with a change of..." August 24

  • TCU DB, Mansfield graduate George Baltimore no longer playing football after ‘extensive’ surgeries

    Dallas Morning News "The Horned Frogs have a lot of production to replace in the secondary, and that challenge is now a bit tougher. TCU safety George Baltimore said in an Instagram post that he is no longer with the team due to “extensive shoulder surgeries.” He has also been removed from the official roster on..." July 27

  • Devonte Fields given clearance by Louisville admissions department

    ESPN "Former TCU Horned Frogs defensive end Devonte Fields has been cleared to attend and play at Louisville. Fields will enroll Aug. 4, he said in a text to ESPN.com. Louisville is scheduled to begin fall practice two days later. On Tuesday, Louisville coach Bobby Petrino told reporters at the..." July 23

  • U of L waiting on Fields to qualify

    Louisville Courier-Journal "University of Louisville coach Bobby Petrino confirmed Tuesday morning that top junior-college transfer DeVonte Fields, as well as high school signees James Allen and Chandler Jones, are still working to get academically cleared to join the team this season. Petrino said at the ACC Kickoff that..." July 22

  • Assault charge against Devonte Fields to be dismissed

    ESPN "Louisville Cardinals defensive end signee Devonte Fields has reached an agreement to dismiss his misdemeanor assault charge. Fields met with prosecutors Friday and signed a memo with intent to dismiss the charge pending his completion of four anger management courses, a representative for the..." June 01

  • Ex-A&M QB Kenny Hill says he's headed to TCU

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Kenny Hill is officially headed to TCU. Hill, who set Texas A&M’s single-game record for passing yards in the Aggies’ season-opening win over South Carolina last year, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that he’s set to enroll on June 1. Reports emerged in January that TCU was Hill’s likely..." May 22

  • Source: TCU receiver Cam White will not transfer to Rutgers

    Newark Star-Ledger "Cam White's potential transfer to Rutgers never progressed beyond social media. The TCU wide receiver announced on his Twitter page in February that he planned to transfer to Rutgers for his final year of eligibility. But a person with knowledge of the situation said Rutgers has no plans to add..." May 19

  • TCU's Patterson criticizes CFP selection committee about being left out

    CBS Sports "Gary Patterson and TCU have been quiet, even classy, in accepting their College Football Playoff fate four months ago. That changed a bit on Wednesday. Speaking to a small group of reporters, TCU's coach criticized the process after being left out of the first playoff. Specifically, the Horned..." April 09

  • TCU QB Boykin undergoes wrist surgery

    Fox Sports Southwest "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin underwent surgery on his left, non-throwing wrist on Thursday to repair an injured bone. "Everything is great," TCU coach Gary Patterson told FOX Sports Southwest on Thursday. "Minor surgery so no worries." Boykin suffered the injury during last season and..." April 05

  • Report: TCU, Colorado schedule 2022, 2023 home-and-home

    CBS Sports "Spring! That magical time of year when a young man's fancy turns to love ... and the thoughts of college athletics administrators apparently turn to filling out their football team's future nonconference schedules. Maybe that view of the season isn't quite as romantic, but it's accurate: just..." March 24

  • Former TCU Wide Receiver Cam White Headed To Rutgers

    Frogs O' War "The former TCU wide receiver is set to graduate in May. Earlier today, former TCU wide receiver Cam White tweeted that upon graduation from TCU, he would be headed to Rutgers to finish out his collegiate football career. White did not play for TCU in 2014 due to concussions suffered in..." March 01

  • TCU QB Boykin to undergo wrist surgery

    Fox Sports Southwest "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin plans to have surgery to repair a fractured bone in his left, non-throwing wrist the first week of April, head coach Gary Patterson said Wednesday. He suffered the injury last season but played with a soft cast late in the season. TCU begins spring practice on..." February 26

  • Gary Patterson Proposes 6-Team Playoff, Eliminating Conference Title Games

    The Big Lead "TCU Horned Frogs head coach Gary Patterson plans to pitch a six-team college football playoff at the Big 12 meetings. Roughly… * Teams 1-2 get byes for the first round. Teams 3-6 play each other the first week of December * 5 Conference Champions with one at large. * Conferences would get rid..." February 15

  • LSU hurdler Moore hopes to be football walk-on after transferring from TCU

    The Daily Reveille "As a three-time Georgia state champion in the 110-meter hurdles, LSU sophomore hurdler Jordan Moore was ranked No. 3 in the nation in the event. He had scholarship offers to run track at any college of his choice. But Moore is a two sport athlete, and he wasn’t ready to give up football. The..." February 10

  • TCU defensive coordinator Bumpas retiring

    ESPN Dallas "TCU defensive coordinator Dick Bumpas is retiring after 11 years with the program, a school spokesperson confirmed Wednesday. Bumpas, 65, has coached TCU's defense and defensive line since 2004, and was a three-time Broyles Award finalist during his tenure in Fort Worth. The Horned Frogs..." February 05

  • 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

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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

    247 Sports "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 "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 "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

    CBS Sports "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

    CBS Sports "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

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