Josh Doctson

Josh  Doctson


Mansfield, Texas

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6-3 / 195




Post-Game Notes: TCU vs. Oklahoma



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No. 13 TCU Holds Off Kansas, 23-17

Horned Frogs extend their home winning streak to 12 games.


TCU Falls To Oklahoma State

Trevone Boykin passes for 445 yards and runs for 73 yards and two touchdowns.


No. 5 TCU Wins 40-10 Over West Virginia

Josh Doctson had 11 catches for 183 yards and two touchdowns


NFL Draft 2016

Horned Frogs selected in the 2016 NFL Draft.


No. 13 TCU 23, Kansas 17

Check out the photo gallery from the No. 13 TCU football game against Kansas.


TCU 40, West Virginia 10

TCU earns its 16th consecutive victory with a 40-10 victory over West Virginia on Thursday night.


TCU vs. West Virginia: 10/29/15

Photos by Michael Clements


TCU vs. West Virginia: 10/29/15

Photos by Patrick Green

Career: Finished his TCU career with a school record 2,785 receiving yards and 29 touchdown catches ... His 180 receptions rank second in TCU history, one behind the 181 by Kelly Blackwell ... The 2,785 yards receiving broke Mike Renfro's TCU mark of 2,739, while the 29 scoring grabs shattered Josh Boyce's record of 22 ... One of just two players in TCU history with at least 20 touchdown receptions in a career ... Including his freshman season at Wyoming, he completed his collegiate career with 215 receptions, 3,178 yards receiving and 34 touchdowns in 47 games ... Averaged 14.8 yards per reception during his collegiate career. 

Had one of the most prolific campaigns by a wide receiver in TCU history ... Caught school-record 79 passes for 1,327 yards in 2015 ... Caught school-record 14 touchdown passes ... Averaged a career-best 16.9 yards per catch ... Consensus First-Team All-American ... Named Biletnikoff Award finalist ... Named Walter Camp Player of the Year semifinalist ... Named Maxwell Award semifinalist ... Was named a midseason First Team All-American selection at the midway point of the year by Sporting News, SI.com and ESPN.com ... Eight receptions for 74 yards in opener at Minnesota ... Had five catches for 171 yards with two touchdowns against SMU at home ... Named Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week, Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week and Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week following performance against Texas Tech after posting  18 receptions for 267 yards and three touchdowns ... Doctson’s 267 yards receiving broke the TCU single-game mark of 226, set by Jimmy Young against Wyoming in 2008. ... Doctson tied TCU’s single-game record for receptions, held by Richard Woodley versus Texas Tech in 1990. The Big 12 mark of 18 was also tied ... It was previously accomplished by Albert Connell of Texas A&M versus Colorado in 1996 ... Doctson became the first Horned Frog with at least 10 receptions in a game since Trevone Boykin had 11 catches against West Virginia in 2013 and became the first Horned Frog with three touchdown receptions in a game since Josh Boyce at Boise State in 2011 ... His performance against Texas Tech allowed Doctson to pass the 2,000 yards receiving mark at TCU as he had his second career 200-yard receiving game ... Doctson topped the 100-yard mark in receiving for a third straight game with seven catches for 129 yards and two touchdowns against Texas ... Doctson’s 29-yard touchdown catch from Shaun Nixon against the Longhorns was the 23rd of his TCU career, breaking Boyce’s TCU career record (22, 2010-12) ... Doctson finished with eight receptions for 155 yards and two touchdowns against Kansas State ... He also had a two-point catch ... Doctson had 10 receptions for 190 yards at Iowa State .... His two touchdown catches, 20 and 42 yards, gave him 12 on the season to break his TCU record of 11 set in 2014 ... He also broke his own TCU record for single-season receiving yards ... Game was his fifth straight with a TD catch and fifth straight with at least 100 yards ... His 190 yards receiving ranked as the seventh most in a game by a Horned Frog ... Doctson had 183 yards on 11 receptions and two touchdowns against WVU, joining Michael Crabtree as the only FBS players in the last 20 seasons to have six straight games of 100 yards receiving and at least two touchdown catches ... Doctson’s 11 receptions gave him 71 on the season, breaking the TCU season record of 66 set by Boyce in 2012 ... Also moved into second place on the TCU all-time receptions list during the WVU game ... Injured during TCU’s game at Oklahoma State after catching six passes for 64 yards ... Played sparingly against Kansas with one reception for 12 yards before sitting out remainder of the regular season due to injury.

A second-team All-Big 12 selection and semifinalist for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award ... set TCU single-season records for receiving yards (1,018) and touchdown catches (11) ... posted just the second 1,000-yard receiving season in TCU history ... his 65 receptions were one short of the TCU single-season mark (66, Josh Boyce, 2012) ... named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week and the College Football Performance Awards National Wide Receiver of the Week for his efforts against Oklahoma State ... posted his first TCU 100-yard receiving game with seven catches for 225 yards, falling one-yard shy of the school single-game record (226, Jimmy Young, vs. Wyoming, 2008) ... his two touchdown grabs against the Cowboys went for 77 and 84 yards in the first quarter ... it was the first of his three 100-yard games on the season ... had back-to-back contests of at least 100 yards and a touchdown against Texas (7/115/1) and Iowa State (9/151/1) ... the nine receptions against the Cyclones marked a career-high ... had two touchdown catches against Minnesota, the latter being a one-handed 7-yard grab that was the Play of the Day on SportsCenter as well as being ESPN's Play of the Month ... totaled six receptions for 64 yards versus the Golden Gophers ... had two touchdown catches on four receptions versus Texas Tech ... surpassed the 1,000-yard milestone on a 27-yard touchdown catch early in the third quarter in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl ... also had a 12-yard scoring grab in the game against Ole Miss as part of six receptions for 59 yards on the day ... tallied at least five receptions in eight of 13 games ... saw action in all 13 contests with 12 starts.

2013: Tied for the TCU lead with 36 receptions while topping the Horned Frogs with 440 receiving yards ... had a career-high eight catches for 92 yards, including a 10-yard touchdown, against West Virginia ... also had a season-long 37-yard reception against the Mountaineers ... had 27 catches in the final five contests after totaling nine grabs in the opening seven games ... posted a touchdown catch in three of the final four games ... had seven catches, including a 1-yard touchdown, at Kansas State ... closed the season with five receptions for 66 yards and a 16-yard touchdown versus Baylor ... his first career TCU score was on a 27-yard grab against Southeastern Louisiana ... had two catches in the season opener against LSU in his Horned Frogs debut.

2012: Sat out the season per NCAA transfer rules.

2011 (Wyoming): Placed fifth on the Cowboys in 2011 with 35 receptions for 393 yards and five touchdowns ... caught a 7-yard scoring pass against TCU as part of three receptions for 43 yards in Wyoming's 31-20 loss to the Horned Frogs ... had touchdown catches of 80 and 35 yards in totaling three grabs for 129 yards to key a 22-19 come-from-behind victory over Colorado State in the regular-season finale ... his first three career receptions, for 17 yards, came in a week four contest against No. 9 Nebraska ... totaled a season-best six grabs for 60 yards, including a long of 21, at Utah State ... contributed four catches in victories over San Diego State and New Mexico ... had a team-high three receptions in a 41-14 victory over UNLV ... recorded three catches, including a 21-yard touchdown, in the New Mexico Bowl versus Temple.

High School: Earned first-team All-District 5-5A honors as a senior ... caught 40 passes for 604 yards ... voted a team captain and was selected Legacy's Most Valuable Player ... also earned Academic All-District honors as a senior ... received a three-star rating from Rivals.com ... a three-year letterman in both football and basketball ... chose Wyoming over Duke and Tulsa.

Personal: The son of Tracy Syler-Jones and Michael Jones ... Tracy is TCU's vice chancellor of marketing and communication ... she also ran track at American River College ... has one older brother, Jeremiah, who is also a student at TCU.

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