Local player who kicked the game-winning field goal in the 27-24 EV1.net Houston Bowl win over Iowa State... combines with Chris Manfredini to give TCU one of the top kicking tandems in the nation... handles kickoff duties.
The EV1.net Houston Bowl hero with his game-winning 44-yard field goal with 5:25 to play in the 27-24 victory over Iowa State (Dec. 31)... utilized as the Frogs' long-distance placekicker... had a 52-yard field goal into the wind on the final play of the first half in a 28-14 victory at Wyoming (Oct. 8)... his career-best kick tied for the third-longest field goal in TCU history and the longest since Michael Reeder had a 52-yard effort against UTEP in 1997... recorded touchbacks on 27-of-63 (42.9 percent) kickoffs over the last nine games... had 30 touchbacks on the year... had seven touchbacks on nine kickoffs in the win at BYU (Sept. 24)... played a key role in field position as TCU rallied from an 18-point second-half deficit for the victory... came back the next week with five touchbacks on eight kickoffs against New Mexico (Oct. 1)... had four touchbacks against both Air Force (Oct. 22) and UNLV (Nov. 12)... had a 25-yard field goal in the season-opening 17-10 win at Oklahoma (Sept. 3)... 3-of-3 on PATs for the year.
Earned the starting placekicking duties during the fall drills... made 9-of-15 field goal attempts, including 2-of-3 from behind 40 yards... hit a 47-yard game-winner in the second overtime in his collegiate debut against Northwestern... made 30-of-32 extra point attempts... used 15 times on kickoffs with two touchbacks.
Served as a squadman as a redshirt freshman.
Redshirted as a true freshman.
Lettered four times in football, twice in baseball and twice in soccer at Fort Worth's Nolan Catholic High School... prep football coach was Joe Prud' Homme... earned all-state honors as both a junior and senior... was a three-time all-district selection as a kicker... also earned all-district honors as a punter, cornerback and wide receiver during his prep career... as a senior, hit on 28-of-29 PATs and 12-of-20 field goal attempts... averaged 38.0 yards per punt... logged 389 receiving yards and three touchdowns... also intercepted four passes.
Peter Manning LoCoco was born December 28, 1983... parents are Salvatore and Susan LoCoco... is pursuing a degree in biology and is interested in attending medical school following graduation.