Seventeen Horned Frogs receive All-Big 12 recognition
Tailback tops TCU with 113.8 all-purpose yards per game and 12 touchdowns
#6 TCU 41, #7 Kansas State 20
TCU (2-0) forced five turnovers in the win
NCAA Football: Texas Christian at West Virginia (USATSI)
TCU plays at West Virginia
TCU vs. Texas Tech 10/25/14
Texas Tech vs. #10 Football; photos by Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
TCU defeated Oklahoma State 42-9 on Homecoming.
2014: Finalist for the Paul Hornung Award and honorable-mention All-Big 12 as a return specialist ... a starter in the opening eight games of the season before missing the final five contests due to injury ... named the College Football Performance Awards National Kickoff Returner of the Week and to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll after his 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at Baylor ... led TCU with 254 kickoff return yards on just eight attempts (31.8 average) ... totaled 213 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns against the Bears ... topped TCU with 12 touchdowns (10 rushing, one receiving, one kickoff return) ... was leading TCU in rushing before his season-ending injury ... finished third on the team with 493 yards, averaging 5.0 per carry ... had his first career 100-yard rushing game with 114 yards on 19 attempts at SMU ... also topped 100 yards against Oklahoma State (102) and West Virginia (105) ... added 163 yards receiving on 14 receptions.
2013: His 569 yards led TCU in rushing for the second straight season ... became the first Horned Frog to top TCU in rushing in back-to-back seasons since Joseph Turner from 2007-09 ... a second-team Academic All-Big 12 honoree ... was also honorable-mention All-Big 12 as a kickoff returner ... placed second in the Big 12 and 16th nationally with his 26.5 return average ... his 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against LSU gave TCU at least one punt or kickoff return for a score in six of the last seven seasons ... the 100-yard return also tied for second longest in TCU history while setting an AT&T Stadium record for a collegiate game ... added 52 yards rushing, including a 26-yard touchdown, and a season-best three receptions in the LSU contest ... one of four players nationally with a rushing touchdown and kickoff return for a touchdown in 2013 ... went over the 1,000-yard mark in career rushing with his 71 yards on 12 carries at Kansas State ... also had a 44-yard kickoff return against the Wildcats ... ran for a career-high 93 yards on 11 carries while adding a 3-yard reception against Baylor ... his previous career best was 91 yards on 12 attempts, including a 2-yard touchdown, versus Kansas ... had a scoring run in five of the opening six games, en route to finishing with six rushing touchdowns on the season ... ran for at least 52 yards in six contests ... led TCU tailbacks with 11 receptions on the year.
2012: Played in 13 games, making one start ... named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention Offensive Freshman of the Year and Big 12 All-Freshman Team by ESPN.com ... topped TCU in rushing with 582 yards, averaging 4.7 yards per carry ... the yardage totaled marked the most by a TCU true freshman since Aaron Brown ran for 758 in 2005 ... became the first freshman to lead the Frogs in rushing since Robert Merrill totaled 1,107 in 2003 ... was TCU's leading rusher in six of 13 games ... also saw action in the passing game, making 23 catches ... opened his career with 13 carries for 63 yards against Grambling State, as well as making four receptions for 57 yards ... became the primary back against Iowa State to post 86 yards rushing on 13 carries, an average of 6.6 per rush and also caught four passes ... the 86 yards rushing were his biggest output of the season ... had 79 yards on 17 carries in the win at Baylor and 72 yards on 12 carries against Texas Tech ... scored his lone touchdown of the year against Texas Tech, finding the end zone via the air ... recorded a season-long 46-yard rush at Oklahoma State ... carried it eight times for 44 yards against Kansas State ... totaled 66 yards on just 11 carries in the win at Texas ... closed the regular season with 51 yards on 11 carries against Oklahoma.
PERSONAL: Parents are Claudia and Michael Catalon ... an arts and science pre-major.
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