Three Horned Frogs now on the Patriots
Patterson has had 31 players drafted during his tenure as head coach
Cain and Verrett cited as the best at their positions in 2012
Davion Pierson records nine tackles,a sack, and a forced fumble.
Michigan State 17, TCU 16
TCU vs. Oklahoma. Senior Day at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
No. 16 TCU vs. Kansas - AP Photos - 09/15/12
The following are photos of No. 15 TCU vs. Kansas Saturday afternoon.
TCU vs Grambling State (AP)
2012: Played and started all 13 games and recorded a catch in 12 games ... earned All-Big 12 Honorable Mention and AP All-Big 12 Honorable Mention accolades ... led TCU in every receiving category ... had 66 catches for 891 yards, while hauling in seven touchdown grabs ... the 66 catches are the most in a season all-time at TCU and the 891 yards are fourth-best all-time ... his 2,535 career yards receiving are the second-most in TCU history ... became TCU's all-time leader in touchdown receptions with a scoring grab against Virginia, ultimately ending with 22, four more than the next-closest competitor ... his 161 career catches are good enough for third on the all-time career receptions list at TCU ... had four catches for 102 yards and two scores in the season opener versus Grambing State ... tallied eight receptions for 85 yards and a touchdown in the win at Baylor ... chipped in another touchdown and seven catches against Texas Tech ... led the team with seven catches for 74 yards at Oklahoma State ... totaled six catches for 180 yards and two touchdowns at West Virginia ... included in that was a 94-yard fourth-quarter touchdown catch with 1:28 remaining in the game that allowed TCU to force overtime ... the 94-yard catch was the longest of his career and the third-longest play in TCU history ... also hauled in the game-winning two-point conversion in the second overtime at West Virginia ... the 180 yards receiving tied for the sixth-most in a game in TCU history and were the most of his career ... the effort at West Virginia earned him Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week honors ... added six catches for 69 yards against Kansas State ... with five receptions in the finale against Oklahoma, he moved into third place all-time at TCU with 156 career receptions ... ended the season with five catches for 91 yards, including a 61-yard dash, in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl.
2011: First-team All-Mountain West ... Biletnikoff Award Watch List ... came two yards shy of becoming just the second 1,000-yard receiver in TCU history (Reggie Harrell, 1,012 yards, 2003)... recorded a team-best 61 receptions for 998 yards (16.4 avg.) and nine touchdowns ... his 61 receptions tied for third most in a season at TCU ... enjoyed career highs in receiving yards (163) and touchdowns (3) on five catches at Boise State ... his 2-point reception, in which he fought off a Boise State defender to get into the end zone, provided the go-ahead points with 1:05 to play in the 36-35 victory over the Broncos ... had a career-best nine catches for 96 yards at Baylor, marking the most receptions by a Horned Frog since 2005 ... led TCU in receiving yards in eight of 13 games, recording 90-plus yards against Baylor, ULM, Portland State, SMU and Boise State ... moved into a tie for fourth in career touchdown receptions at TCU with 15.
2010: Rivals.com second-team Freshman All-American ... CollegeFootballNews.com honorable-mention Freshman All-American ... exploded onto the collegiate scene after redshirting in 2009 ... led TCU with 646 receiving yards ... his 49.7 yards per game ranked fifth in the Mountain West Conference ... his 34 receptions were second on the team and the most by a TCU freshman since Cory Rodgers' 37 in 2003 ... played in all 13 games ... started seven of the last eight contests ... ranked fourth among TCU offensive players in touchdowns (6) and scoring (36 points) ... topped 100 yards in receiving twice ... totaled a career-high 127 yards on eight receptions against BYU, reaching the end zone on grabs of 20 and 35 yards ... his eight catches against BYU were the most in a game by a Horned Frog since Donald Massey had eight versus BYU in 2006, and the most receiving yards by a TCU freshman since Rodgers had 171 on six catches at Houston in 2003 ... had a breakout game in the 47-7 win at Utah, pulling in three catches for 126 yards and two touchdowns ... both scores came in the first quarter as he went over the 100-yard receiving mark less than 13 minutes into the game ... a 26-yard grab opening the scoring before a 93-yard touchdown catch for the third-longest play from scrimmage in TCU history ... had a 54-yard touchdown grab against UNLV ... hauled in a 44-yard reception to set up a score in the 21-19 Rose Bowl victory over No. 5 Wisconsin ... recorded his first career score on a 24-yard reception in the 62-7 win over Tennessee Tech ... had multi-catch outputs in nine of TCU's 13 games ... posted a catch in all but one contest.
2009: Redshirted in his first season on campus ... enrolled at TCU in Spring 2009 and participated in spring practice.
High School: Honorable-mention all-state his senior year ... totaled 42 receptions for 837 yards ... instrumental in Copperas Cove's 13-2 season ... had a 79-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Shoemaker.
Personal: Parents are Travis and Jacqueline Boyce.