Patterson speaks at morning press conference
Patterson met with the media upon arrival in Arizona
Maponga is a preseason All-Big 12 selection
TCU director of intercollegiate athletics Chris Del Conte discusses the hot topics around the Horned Frogs
TCU 31, Louisiana Tech 24
TCU vs. BYU - AP Photo Gallery
2011: Played in all 13 games, making eight starts ... totaled 32 tackles on the year, including 13 solo stops ... tied for fourth on the team with six tackles for loss ... recorded a career-high five stops, including two for loss and a half sack, against BYU at Cowboys Stadium ... contributed four tackles, a sack and fumble recovery at Boise State ... his fumble recovery set the stage for TCU's game-winning drive in the 36-35 victory over the Broncos ... matched his career high with five stops against Lousiana Tech.
2010: Played in 10 games, including a start against San Diego State ... totaled five tackles on the year ... recorded two stops against the Aztecs ... picked up his first career tackle versus Tennessee Tech ... also had stops against Utah and New Mexico ... recorded at least one tackle in three of the final four games of the season.
2009: Played in the opener at Virginia before suffering a season-ending injury ... received a medical hardship.
2008: Appeared in 11 of 13 games as a true freshman walk-on ... was not credited with a tackle ... earned a scholarship during the offseason.
High School: First-team All-District and All-Region as a senior ... was also second-team All-State ... led the district with 10 sacks while also ranking first in tackles for a loss (16) and passes defended (seven) by a defensive lineman ... recorded 34 solo tackles in addition to returning a fumble for a touchdown ... also had an interception ... earned Academic All-State honors ... named Permian's Most Outstanding Defensive Lineman ... Team Captain in the North-South All-Star Game in San Antonio ... a second-team All-District selection at linebacker his junior year ... a two-year starter ... helped lead Permian to the third round of the state playoffs his junior and senior years, posting 9-4 and 12-1 records, respectively.
Personal: Parents are Mike and Jo Forrest ... father was the University of New Mexico's 1979 Team Most Valuable Player at linebacker and the Lobos' Defensive Player of the Year in 1978 ... his grandfather, Bob Forrest, was a quarterback at Texas Western (UTEP) ... has a cousin, Bubba Forrest, who's a sophomore safety at New Mexico... is majoring in business.
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