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 »