Trevone Boykin led three straight scoring drives after starter Casey Pachall left with an injury game, and No. 24 TCU pulled away from Southeastern Louisiana 38-17 on Saturday.
TCU 38, SLU 17
TCU places two from its defensive line on the watch list
Fields and Verrett are two of nine returning defensive starters for TCU this season
TCU is one of just 15 schools with more than one player on the list
2013: Limited to just three games due to injury ... had two tackles for loss, both at Texas Tech, among his four stops on the season.
2012: Selected as the AP Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and Defensive Newcomer of the Year ... voted by conference coaches as the Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year ... landed on both of the first teams for All-Big 12 and AP All-Big 12 ... consensus Freshman All-American and named the Defensive Freshman of the Year by CollegeFootballNews.com ... started all 13 games ... posted 53 tackles, including 34 solo stops ... led the team with 18 1/2 tackles for loss and 10 sacks ... was first in the Big 12 at 1.42 tackles for loss per game and third in the league with 0.77 sacks per game ... his 10 sacks tied for the fourth-most in a season in TCU history and were the most by a freshman ... forced two fumbles and recovered another ... posted an interception of Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein ... took part in a sack in the first seven games of the season ... recorded a tackle for loss in 11 of the 13 contests ... had a huge impact in his TCU debut, making five tackles, three of which were for loss, and a sack versus Grambling State ... contributed a half sack in the win at Kansas ... made four tackles, including three solo in the win over Virginia ... also had a sack and forced fumble in the game ... posted a season-best seven tackles in the win at SMU, which also featured season bests in tackles for loss (four) and sacks (2 1/2) ... made six stops (two solo) against Iowa State and chipped in a tackle for loss and half sack ... all five of his tackles in the win at Baylor were solo stops and two were for loss ... added a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery at Baylor ... made four tackles against Texas Tech, 2 1/2 of which were behind the line of scrimmage with 1 1/2 sacks ... had four tackles (all solo) at Oklahoma State ... recorded half of a tackle for loss in the win at West Virginia as part of four stops ... posted three solo tackles (one for loss) against Kansas State and intercepted a pass on KSU's first possession ... made four solo tackles in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas and two of them were for loss ... also posted his biggest sack of the season, an 11-yard loss ... made two tackles in the regular-season finale against Oklahoma ... recorded another 11-yard sack and a pass break-up in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl versus Michigan State.
High School: Rated a four-star recruit by Rivals.com and the No. 171 prospect in the nation ... ranked as the No. 12 defensive end in the country ... the No. 22 prospect in the Rivals.com Texas Top 100 and the No. 3 defensive end in Texas ... participated in the Under Armour All-America Game ... received second team ESPN High School All-America honors ... tabbed the District 4-5A Defensive Player of the Year ... named to the Associated Press 5A All-State team ... totaled 73 tackles and 13 sacks while intercepting two passes his senior year ... collected six sacks and 66 tackles during his junior campaign ... chose TCU over Oklahoma, Michigan, Tennessee and Texas A&M.
PERSONAL: Mother is Monica Fields ... an arts and science pre-major.
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