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KaVontae Turpin

KaVontae  Turpin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monroe, La.

High School:
Neville High School

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 153

Position:
WR

Experience:
2L


08/29/2016

No. 13 TCU Opens Versus South Dakota State

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04/26/2016

2016 TCU All Sports Banquet

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11/14/2015

No. 13 TCU Holds Off Kansas, 23-17

Horned Frogs extend their home winning streak to 12 games.

11/07/2015

TCU Falls To Oklahoma State

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

10/03/2015

Boykin Throws 5 TDs, No. 3 TCU Blows Out Texas 50-7

TCU wins 13th-straight game

09/02/2017

TCU - Jackson State

Photos from TCU's game against Jackson State at Amon G. Carter Stadium on Sept. 2, 2017.

12/03/2016

Kansas State 30, TCU 6

Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the TCU football game against Kansas State.

12/03/2016

Kansas State at TCU

The TCU football team hosted Kansas State at Among G. Carter Stadium on Dec. 3, 2016.

11/19/2016

Oklahoma State 31, TCU 6

The Horned Frogs fall to Oklahoma State, on November 19, 2016.

11/19/2016

TCU vs. Oklahoma State

TCU vs. Oklahoma State on 11/19/2016 at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.

CAREER HONORS
- 2015 FWAA Freshman All-American (Kickoff Returner)
- 2015 247Sports.com True Freshman All-American (All-Purpose)
- 2015 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 (Return Specialist)
- 2015 Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll (vs Oklahoma State)
- 2015 Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week (vs. Texas)
- 2015 Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll (vs. Texas)
- 2016 Honorable-Mention Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year
- 2016 Honorable-Mention All-Big 12 Return Specialist
- 2016 Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. Arkansas)
- 2016 Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll (vs. Arkansas)
- 2016 Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week (vs. South Dakota State)

2016 | SOPHOMORE
Played in eight games with two starts, battling injury throughout the season ... finished season with 986 all-purpose yards, second on the team despite missing five games with injury ... 123.2 all purpose yards per game led the team ... caught 30 passes for 295 yards and one touchdown ... also had nine carries for 84 yards, an average of 9.3 yards per rush ... honorable-mention Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Year and All-Big 12 return specialist ... had 17 kick returns for 482 yards, an average of 28.4 per return ... had 10 punt returns for 125 yards, and average of 12.5 per return ... had 81-yard punt return touchdown against South Dakota State, as well as seven catches for 62 yards and a rush for 33 yards, totaling 177 all-purpose yards ... topped that number with 295 all-purpose yards against Arkansas with 126 receiving yards on seven catches, 136 kick return yards on four returns and 33 punt return yards on three returns ... career-long kick return of 64 yards against Arkansas set up potential game-winning field goal ... named Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week after both South Dakota State and Arkansas game ... through those two games, led the FBS with 236.0 all-purpose yards per game, but was injured in the next game against Iowa State ... caught his lone receiving touchdown of the season against Oklahoma State ... had season-bests of four carries for 40 yards against Baylor ... returned four punts for 126 yards with a long of 50 yards in the Autozone Liberty Bowl against Georgia.

2015 | FRESHMAN
Saw action in all 13 games with five starts ... named Freshman All-American by the FWAA as a kick returner and by 247Sports.com in an all-purpose role ... honorable mention All-Big 12 selection as a return specialist ... had 45 receptions for 649 yards, a total of 14.4 yards per catch with eight touchdown receptions…had 20 carries for 116 yards, a 5.8 yards per carry average… completed 1-of-2 passes for 18 yards…  had 17 punt returns for 181 yards with a touchdown, a 10.6 yards per return average… had 27 kick returns for 729 yards, a 27.0 yards per return average… making his first career start, Turpin scored his first collegiate touchdown on a 6-yard second-quarter scoring grab from Trevone Boykin against Stephen F. Austin ... totaled three receptions, a carry for 17 yards and three punt returns for 73 yards ... had four touchdown receptions against Texas on Oct. 3, the most by a freshman in Big 12 conference history ... four touchdowns against Texas were tied for the national lead in 2015 and most by a freshman ... finished the Texas game with six catches for 138 yards, amassing 22.0 yards per catch ... added two carries for 14 yards, a 4-yard punt return and a 26-yard kickoff return to finish with 182 all-purpose yards on the day.  ... named Big 12 Co-Offensive Player of the Week and Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll selection following performance against Texas ... had second career 100-yard receiving game against Oklahoma State on Nov. 7 ... named to Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll following performance against Oklahoma State ... Turpin’s career-long 49-yard punt return against Kansas was TCU’s first for a touchdown since Cameron Echols-Luper went 69 yards at Kansas the previous season… had 81 all-purpose yards in Valero Alamo Bowl with five receptions for 65 yards.

HIGH SCHOOL
Three-star recruit and No. 12 overall prospect in Louisiana by Scout.com ... all state and first-team All-Northeast Louisiana as a senior ... also named the All-NELA Big School Offensive Player of the Year ... totaled 1,928 all-purpose yards, including 904 rushing and 724 receiving, and 29 touchdowns ... reached the end zone 16 times in his team’s state title run his senior year ... as a sophomore, he scored three first-half touchdowns in a playoff game as his school looked to defend its 2011 state title ... chose TCU over Texas Tech.

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