Texas Christian Rumors & News

  • TCU, Oklahoma crack the top 10 in latest (early) top 25 from Fox Sports

    Sports Day "Fox Sports' Stewart Mandel came out with his latest early top 25 and it featured four local teams, including two that made the top 10. The TCU Horned Frogs came in at No. 6, despite Mandel noting the question marks in TCU's offense after losing so many key pieces after last season. "Replacing..." May 09

  • TCU CB Julius Lewis likely out for season

    Frogs O' War "Earlier today, during his National Signing Day press conference, Gary Patterson announced that freshman cornerback Julius Lewis suffered an injury during offseason workouts that will likely keep him out for the 2016 season. Losing Lewis is a huge blow to a TCU secondary that is already dealing..." February 04

  • Disney looking to develop movie about TCU backup QB Bram Kohlhausen

    Awful Announcing "If you watched TCU’s incredible comeback for a 47-41 win over Oregon in the Alamo Bowl and thought that might make a good movie, Disney agrees with you. More specifically, the studio is interested in the story of backup quarterback Bram Kohlhausen, who threw for two touchdowns and ran for..." January 18

  • Gary Patterson on Trevone Boykin's arrest: 'Everybody makes decisions'

    ESPN "In his first public comments since Trevone Boykin was arrested for third-degree assault Thursday and suspended for the Valero Alamo Bowl, TCU coach Gary Patterson expressed his disappointment over the incident and his hope that players learn from his quarterback's mistake. "It's unfortunate for..." January 01

  • TCU suspends Trevone Boykin for Alamo Bowl following arrest

    The Score "TCU has suspended quarterback Trevone Boykin for Saturday's Alamo Bowl against Oregon, the team announced. Boykin was arrested early Thursday morning following a bar fight, and was charged with assaulting a police officer. Wide receiver Preston Miller was also suspended for the game,..." December 31

  • QB Trevone Boykin charged with striking officer, suspended for bowl game

    ESPN "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested and charged with a felony in San Antonio early Thursday morning after fighting at a bar and then allegedly striking a bicycle patrol officer. Boykin was formally charged with assaulting a public servant, a third-degree felony, posted a $5,000 bond and..." December 31

  • TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin arrested for punching a cop

    Washington Post "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested early Thursday morning after an altercation at a San Antonio bar. The Horned Frogs are in town to face Oregon in the Alamo Bowl on Saturday. News 4 in San Antonio has the rundown: San Antonio police say the quarterback was arrested following a..." December 31

  • Baker Mayfield: TCU 'hung me out to dry' with no scholarship offer

    CBS Sports "Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield isn't softening his edge for College Football Playoff semifinal week. Mayfield said Monday that TCU “kind of hung me out to dry” by not offering him a scholarship and that Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson simply doesn't like him. Mayfield's story as a..." December 29

  • Gary Patterson still finding challenges coaching at TCU

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Gary Patterson has spent the past 16 Decembers as the TCU head football coach, and only twice have the Horned Frogs not been preparing for a bowl game. That means extra film to watch, extra practices to orchestrate and extra media sessions to endure, in this case ahead of the Jan. 2 Valero..." December 24

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    Carlos A. Mendez @calexmendez

    Patterson confirms Doctson won't play in the Alamo Bowl. Meanwhile, Boykin's been practicing 'great.'

  • The next Vernon Adams? Talented Montana St. QB Prukop eyes move to FBS

    Fox Sports - College Football "Last year, it was Vernon Adams. This winter, another gifted dual-threat QB from the Big Sky Conference could be transferring up to the FBS level and joining a powerhouse program. Montana State's Dakota Prukop — a 6-foot-2, 210-pounder who is expected to graduate this month and will be eligible..." December 09

  • Boykin and Doctson hope for one last connection in bowl game

    Fox Sports "TCU is most likely to play in either the Alamo Bowl on Jan. 2 or the Russell Athletic Bowl on Dec. 29. Senior quarterback Trevone Boykin, who was gimpy playing on an ailing ankle during last Friday's regular-season finale victory over Baylor, has said he expects to be 100 percent for the bowl..." December 08

  • Texas coach Charlie Strong offers OC job to TCU co-OC Sonny Cumbie

    CBS Sports "TCU co-offensive coordinator Sonny Cumbie has met with Texas coach Charlie Strong, who offered Cumbie the Longhorns' offensive coordinator position, a source tells CBS Sports. The Longhorns had their offensive issues this season. Then-coordinator Shawn Watson was demoted after the season's..." December 07

  • Gary Patterson wants a six or eight-team playoff

    College Football Talk "Last year TCU’s Gary Patterson took the high road when his 11-1 Horned Frogs, declared co-champions of the Big 12 with Baylor, were passed over by Ohio State for the fourth and final spot in the College Football Playoff. While he may not have been happy about the end result of the first playoff..." November 25

  • Trevone Boykin won't start vs. Sooners

    ESPN "TCU star quarterback Trevone Boykin will not start and is unlikely to play Saturday against Oklahoma, Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson told ESPN's Holly Rowe. Boykin injured his ankle last week during the Horned Frogs' 23-17 victory over Kansas and had been listed as questionable all..." November 21

  • TCU WR Josh Doctson done for regular season, could return for bowl game

    College Football Talk "TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson will miss the remainder of the regular season with a wrist injury, head coach Gary Patterson said Wednesday evening. A senior, Doctson could potentially return for the Horned Frogs’ bowl game. Doctson injured the wrist securing a catch late in the first half of..." November 19

  • TCU’s Boykin and Doctson combo questionable for Sooners

    College Football Talk "TCU still has a shot to win the Big 12 even after losing to Oklahoma State recently, but this weekend’s matchup with the Oklahoma Sooners will not be an easy one. It may be even more difficult as two key members of the offense, quarterback Trevone Boykin and wide receiver Josh Doctson are..." November 17

  • Trevone Boykin leaves game with apparent ankle injury

    ESPN "TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin left the Horned Frogs game against Kansas after injuring his ankle in the first quarter. The senior appeared to have twisted the ankle after a tackle early in the contest. He remained in the game for the bulk of the first quarter but was clearly hampered before..." November 14

  • TCU receiver Josh Doctson out for season

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Josh Doctson’s record-breaking season at TCU is over. Coach Gary Patterson said Thursday on Sirius Radio that the senior receiver from Mansfield Legacy will miss the next three games and the bowl game because of the injury he suffered last week at Oklahoma State. A defender fell on Doctson’s..." November 12

  • TCU loses four-star running back recruit Trayveon Williams

    Dallas Morning News "It has been a rough couple of days for TCU. The Horned Frogs saw their undefeated season come to a crashing halt on Saturday in Stillwater and lost one of their top recruits on Monday night. Four-star Houston C.E. King running back Trayveon Williams announced his decommitment via Twitter." November 10

  • TCU leading WR Josh Doctson exits with apparent left wrist injury

    ESPN "TCU receiver Josh Doctson suffered an apparent left wrist injury late in the second quarter of the Horned Frogs' battle with Oklahoma State on Saturday. The nation's leader in receiving yardage, Doctson appeared to have his wrist rolled upon after a 12-yard reception in the final minute of the..." November 08

  • TCU LB Mike Freeze leaves team for good after taking leave of absence

    CBS Sports "TCU freshman linebacker Mike Freeze started against Minnesota in the Horned Frogs opener and tallied seven tackles. Freeze then took a mysterious leave of absence from the program on Sept. 9 for "personal reasons," which coach Gary Patterson insisted had nothing to do with him. “I had..." October 22

  • 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

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