Cain and Verrett cited as the best at their positions in 2012
Four Horned Frogs will play in postseason contests
Michigan State 17, TCU 16
Patterson speaks at morning press conference
Selected members of the football team participated in Media Day.
TCU vs. Texas (AP)
Oklahoma State vs. TCU - AP Photo Gallery
The following are photos of No. 15 TCU vs. Kansas Saturday afternoon.
TCU vs Grambling State (AP)
2012: Started all 13 games at middle linebacker ... named AP All-Big 12 First Team and All-Big 12 Second Team ... led TCU in tackles for the second-straight season ... made 86 total stops (49 solo, 37 assisted) ... contributed 5.5 tackles for loss, including 1.5 sacks ... grabbed two interceptions and a fumble recovery ... had five stops in each of the first two games against Grambling State and at Kansas ... made four tackles (two solo) in the win over Virginia ... picked off two passes against Virginia, one of which he returned 40 yards ... became the first TCU linebacker with two interceptions in a game during the Gary Patterson era and first since Chad Bayer in 1999 ... also collected a fumble recovery against the Cavaliers ... was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week after the game versus Virginia ... made five stops in the win at SMU, including a tackle for loss ... had five solo tackles and two assists against Iowa State ... included in his four tackles at Baylor was one-half sack ... totaled seven tackles at Oklahoma State, all of which were solo and included a tackle for loss ... his seven tackles against Kansas State included six solo stops and a tackle for loss ... led the Frogs with 14 tackles (eight solo, six assists) in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas and recorded a sack ... made nine tackles in the season finale against Oklahoma ... led the Horned Frogs with 12 total tackles in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl ... also registered a quarterback hit and pass break-up in the contest.
2011: Second-team All-Mountain West selection ... led the TCU defense with 72 tackles, 39 solo, despite missing two games due to injury ... led all TCU defenders with double-figure tackle totals against Portland State (13) and Wyoming (12) ... collected an interception and five stops against BYU ... enjoyed five tackles and a fumble recovery versus New Mexico ... recorded a tackle in all 11 games he appeared, making nine starts.
2010: Played in all 13 games ... 11 of his 27 season tackles came on special teams ... placed third on TCU with his 11 special teams stops ... recorded a career-high five tackles in back-to-back games against Air Force and UNLV ... added a pass breakup in the UNLV game ... had three stops, including one for a loss, and recovered a fumble in the win over Tennessee Tech ... posted at least one tackle in all but two games.
2009: True freshman who excelled on special teams ... all four of his season tackles were on special teams, including two in his collegiate debut at Virginia ... did not play in the final five regular-season games due to injury but returned to see action in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
High School: A member of The Times-Picayune Top 25 Blue Chip List ... a starter on four consecutive state championship teams ... utilized at running back and outside linebacker as a senior ... led John Curtis in rushing his final two seasons ... ran for 1,235 yards and 16 touchdowns as a senior while adding seven receptions for 128 yards and two touchdowns ... posted 32 tackles and three sacks on defense ... named the Most Valuable Player of the Class 2A state championship game as he ran for three touchdowns in a 35-14 victory over Evangel in the Superdome ... selected to the Sportsman's Paradise Bowl ... rushed for 1,122 yards and 15 touchdowns on an 8.5 per carry average as a junior ... a four-year letterman in football ... also lettered twice in track and field ... a member of the state championship 4x100 relay team ...
Personal: Mother is Shirley Cain.
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