When thinking about TCU football, people often want to talk about Trevone Boykin, Josh Doctson, and Coach Gary Patterson – all with good reason. However, one of the unsung heroes of the team thus far has been the electric true-freshman Kavontae Turpin. Turpin has quickly become one of the most exciting players in the country to watch, and a major headache for opposing defensive coordinators. He is second only to Doctson on the team in receptions, yards, and touchdowns with 14, 245, and 6 respectively. He is also averaging 9 yards per rushing attempt, 11 yards per punt return, and 28 yards per kick return.
Turpin was relatively unknown (and still remains relatively unknown throughout most of the country) when he graduated from West Monroe High School in Louisiana as a three star recruit. The only other power five school that … Read More »
Day one of the two-day Big 12 Media Days happened Monday at the Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas and showcased five of the conference’s 10 teams – TCU, West Virginia, Kansas State, Texas Tech and Kansas (day two happened Tuesday with Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas, Oklahoma State and Iowa State attending). Coaches and players were made available throughout both days to ScoreBoardTX and the media throng in attendance. Here are some thoughts of TCU’s head man Gary Patterson regarding his favored Horned Frogs squad, the upcoming college football season and the College Football Playoffs.
When asked about his team’s incredible turnaround and bowl-winning season last year, Coach Patterson had this to say:
PATTERSON: We’re now going into our fourth season in the Big 12, last year after 4-8, we changed offenses, and go 12-1. For me, it’s about standing in between the lines … Read More »