Seventeen Horned Frogs receive All-Big 12 recognition
TCU graduate is the Horned Frogs' second first-round pick in the last five years
TCU senior is the Horned Frogs' fifth Walter Camp All-America selection in the last six seasons
Six Horned Frogs receive All-Big 12 accolades
TCU All-American leads the Big 12 in passes defended this season
2013: First-team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and FOX Sports ... received second-team All-America accolades from a multitude of outlets, including Associated Press, Football Writers Association of America, SI.com and USA Today ... the Co-Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by the conference's head coaches ... first-team All-Big 12 ... ranked by ESPN.com as the No. 1 player in the Big 12 ... a Jim Thorpe Award semifinalist and Lott IMPACT Trophy quarterfinalist ... invited to the Senior Bowl ... despite not many balls being thrown his way, he ranked second in the Big 12 and tied for seventh nationally with 1.5 passes defended per game (two interceptions, 14 pass breakups) ... since the start of the 2012 season, he topped the nation with 38 passes defended (eight interceptions, 30 pass breakups) ... in his final game as a Horned Frog, he limited Antwan Goodley, Baylor's leading receiver, to just one catch for 12 yards ... also broke up two passes in the process ... earlier in the season, he held Texas Tech's Eric Ward, who had 72 receptions, without a catch for the entire game ... Goodley and Ward were two of the Big 12's top-five receivers ... when lined up against LSU's Odell Beckham Jr., he allowed just one reception ... totaled a season-best seven stops, including a sack, while adding three pass breakups versus LSU ... recorded 39 tackles on the season, including 3 1/2 for loss, with a sack and forced fumble ... 31 of his 39 tackles were solo stops ... his interceptions came in a three-week span against Kansas and Texas ... had at least one pass breakup in nine of his 11 games with multiple PBUs in four contests ... forced a fumble at Kansas State to go with four tackles ... had a tackle for loss on an Oklahoma State 4th-and-1 at the TCU 17 ... it was part of four stops to go with a pass breakup against the Cowboys ... also had a TFL and PBU at Texas Tech ... broke up two passes with a tackle for loss at Oklahoma.
2012: Named a first-team All-American by SI.com, second-team All-American by Walter Camp and third-team All-American by the Associated Press ... selected to the All-Big 12 first team by the conference's head coaches ... named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by the San Antonio Express-News ... started all 13 games ... totaled 63 tackles (46 solo, 17 assists), including five for loss ... led TCU with six interceptions and 16 pass breakups ... also had TCU's only blocked kick, helping lead to a victory at West Virginia ... first in the Big 12 and second nationally with 1.69 passes defended per game ... topped the Big 12 and tied for fifth in the NCAA with six picks ... only player in the nation ranked in the top 10 in interceptions and passes defended ... set a career high with 12 tackles while adding a pair of pass breakups in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl versus Michigan State ... had a career-best four pass breakups in the win at Kansas ... grabbed two interceptions and had a tackle for loss at SMU ... had a pick and pass breakup at Baylor ... ran his streak of consecutive games with an interception to three with one in the Texas Tech game ... defended four passes in the game with three pass breakups ... also set career highs in solo tackles (9) and total tackles (11), two of which were for loss, against the Red Raiders ... all four of his tackles at Oklahoma State were solo stops ... made four solo tackles at West Virginia, one of which was behind the line of scrimmage ... snagged his fifth interception of the year against the Mountaineers and returned it 16 yards to set up a TCU touchdown ... blocked a field goal in overtime to force the second OT, where TCU went on to claim a victory over the Mountaineers ... tallied four tackles (three solo) against Kansas State ... made seven tackles, including five solo, in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas ... also added his sixth interception of the season to go along with a pass breakup ... four of his five tackles in the regular-season finale against Oklahoma were solo stops while also breaking up a pass.
2011: Honorable-mention All-Mountain West selection ... appeared in all 13 games with 10 starts ... his 58 tackles, which ranked fifth on the team, were the most by a TCU cornerback since 2001 ... registered at least four tackles in eight of the 12 games ... tallied a career-best and team-high nine stops against SMU ... had six-tackle performances against Louisiana-Monroe, Portland State, San Diego State and Wyoming ... all five of his stops against Colorado State were solo stops ... recorded six tackles, including 1 1/2 for loss, and his first career interception at San Diego State.
Junior College: Ranked by Rivals.com as the sixth-best junior college defensive back ... also listed 35th nationally for overall JC players ... a first-team all-conference selection in 2010 ... recorded five interceptions while returning two kickoffs for touchdowns.
High School: A two-time all-conference selection as a running back and defensive back ... received Back of the Year honors on offense his junior and senior years.
Personal: Graduated from TCU in December 2013 with a degree in communications ... parents are Warren and Cynthia Verrett.
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