TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24
Ten Horned Frog players received their degrees Tuesday
Eighteen Horned Frogs receive All-MW accolades
No. 24 TCU 36, No. 5 Boise State 35
Redshirt freshman safety recorded TCU's highest tackle total since 2004
2011: Second-team All-Mountain West ... started all 12 games in which he appeared ... tied for second on TCU in tackles (70), just two stops behind team leader Kenny Cain (72) ... paced all Horned Frogs in tackles against Baylor, Louisiana-Monroe, San Diego State, Boise State and Louisiana Tech ... forced two fumbles on the season, knocking the ball loose against Portland State and San Diego State ... named the MW Defensive Player of the Week against the Aztecs for his eight tackles and forced fumble ... closed his career with five tackles and a pass breakup in the 31-24 Poinsettia Bowl win over Louisiana Tech ... had a season-best 11 stops at Boise State, one shy of his career-best performance ... his effort at Boise State came after missing the previous week's contest at Wyoming due to injury.
2010: Appeared in all 13 games, starting six ... ranked fifth on TCU in tackles with 49 ... recorded a career-high 12 tackles, nine solo, against Wyoming ... came back the next week with nine stops versus BYU ... recorded four tackles in the 21-19 win over No. 5 Wisconsin in the 2011 Rose Bowl ... contributed a tackle for loss in road wins at Colorado State and New Mexico ... his lone pass breakup of the season came at CSU ... totaled seven stops at UNLV ... also played a major part on special teams, tallying three tackles ... moved into third place among active players on TCU's career tackles list (82).
2009: Contributed heavily in the secondary and on special teams ... started at weak safety against Air Force and Colorado State ... Air Force marked his first start since the 2008 season opener at New Mexico ... totaled a career-high seven stops against the Falcons ... did not play in the last three games due to injury ... posted five solo stops to go with a pass breakup at San Diego State ... had a TCU single-game high four special teams stops against the Aztecs, including tackles on the opening three kickoffs in the game ... recorded at least two stops in six of his nine contests.
2008: Was in the starting lineup for his collegiate debut in the season-opening 26-3 win at New Mexico ... filled in for an injured Tejay Johnson at weak safety ... totaled a season-best four tackles, including one for loss, against the Lobos ... contributed three stops in the 44-14 win at UNLV ... had two tackles against both SMU and Wyoming ... did not play in the Poinsettia Bowl after suffering an injury in practice the day before the Frogs departed for San Diego.
High School: First-team all-state and all-district as a senior ... second-team all-state his junior year ... the No. 61 recruit in the state by Scout.com ... recorded 87 tackles, five for a loss, with three interceptions, a forced fumble and a blocked field goal as a senior ... totaled 145 solo tackles and 78 assists in his prep career ... had six stops for a loss ... his other career marks included 11 pass break-ups, three interceptions, five fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, one blocked kick and three touchdowns ... a three-year starter in football who also lettered four years in track & field.
Personal: Parents are Don and Debra Cuba ... an arts and sciences pre-major.
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