Cain and Verrett cited as the best at their positions in 2012
Fields named the Associated Press Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
No. 2 Kansas State 23, TCU 10
Oklahoma State 36, TCU 14
#14 TCU 24, SMU 16
TCU squared off against Texas on Thanksgiving night.
TCU vs. Texas (AP)
TCU vs. No. 2 Kansas State - AP Photos
Oklahoma State vs. TCU - AP Photo Gallery
The following are photos of No. 15 TCU vs. Kansas Saturday afternoon.
2012: Started all 13 games ... named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by both the conference coaches and Associated Press ... placed third on the team in tackles with 71 tackles (48 solo, 23 assists) ... three of those stops were for loss ... took part in a team-best seven takeaways ... tied for second on TCU in interceptions with four and took two of those back for touchdowns ... forced two fumbles and recovered another ... credited with nine pass breakups ... made his first interception of the year against Grambling State and took it 28 yards for a score ... made five tackles, including one solo and scooped up a fumble recovery in the win at Kansas ... six of his eight tackles against Virginia were unassisted and one was behind the line of scrimmage ... also forced a fumble against the Cavaliers ... to go along with four tackles at SMU, also grabbed his second interception of the year that he returned 51 yards ... made six tackles (five solo) against Iowa State, including one for loss ... had three tackles at Baylor, one of which was for a loss ... set a career high with 10 tackles (eight solo), forced a fumble and returned an interception 11 yards for a touchdown for TCU's first score at Oklahoma State ... all eight of his tackles against Kansas State were solo stops ... had three tackles and his fourth interception of the year in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas ... collected nine tackles, including seven solo in the season finale against Oklahoma.
2011: Appeared in all 13 games at safety and on special teams ... tallied 15 tackles, including nine solo stops ... enjoyed a career-best four stops against New Mexico ... recovered a fumble at San Diego State.
2010: One of three true freshmen to see action for TCU in 2010, joining Travaras Battle and Matt Anderson ... played in 11 games at cornerback ... totaled nine tackles ... had a career-best three stops in the regular-season finale at New Mexico ... chipped in a pair of tackles against Wyoming ... also posted stops versus Tennessee Tech, Colorado State, UNLV and Wisconsin.
High School: The No. 9 safety in Texas and No. 54 safety in the nation by Rivals.com ... first-team All-State as a senior ... also named to the Class 5A Dallas-Fort Worth All-Area team ... recorded 61 tackles with four interceptions ... totaled five return touchdowns, including three on punt returns ... brought back an interception for a touchdown while also scoring on a 108-yard missed field goal return ... had 88 tackles and two interceptions as a junior ... chose TCU over Arizona, Baylor, Illinois, Iowa State, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin.
Personal: Father is Emmanual Olabode ... major is general studies.
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