Patterson speaks at morning press conference
Patterson met with the media upon arrival in Arizona
Maponga is a preseason All-Big 12 selection
2013: Played in the opening four games, including three starts, before his season was cut short by injury ... had his first career interception in the SMU contest which also turned out to be his final game ... made his first career start in the season opener against LSU ... totaled four tackles, including one for loss, and two quarterback hurries versus the Tigers ... had two tackles for loss with a sack among four stops at Texas Tech ... nine of his 11 tackles on the season were solo stops.
2012: Did not see game action.
2011: Sat out the 2011 season due to injury.
2010: One of three true freshmen to see action for TCU in 2010, joining cornerbacks Travaras Battle and Elisha Olabode ... appeared in eight games, totaling four tackles ... saw immediate action in the season-opening 30-21 victory over Oregon State ... totaled a season-high two tackles, including one for loss, while forcing a fumble the next week in the 62-7 win versus Tennessee Tech ... also posted tackles in wins over Air Force and UNLV ... missed the final three games due to injury.
High School: Rushed for 338 yards and eight touchdowns on a 14.1 per carry average in four games as a senior before being sidelined by injury ... received academic all-district accolades ... honorable-mention All-State and the district's Offensive Most Valuable Player after rushing for 1,601 yards and 24 touchdowns his junior year ... was also all-area ... added seven receptions for 97 yards and two scores ... also saw action at cornerback and safety ... team Most Valuable Player in football and track and field ... recipient of Industrial's Cobra Pride Award ... second-team all-district as a sophomore ... a three-year letterman in football ... also lettered four times in track and field ... a regional qualifier in the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 as a sophomore and junior ... also qualified in the mile relay as a freshman ... selected TCU over Utah and SMU.
Personal: Parents are Melissa Anderson and William Gibbs ... major is sociology.