Patterson has had 31 players drafted during his tenure as head coach
Cain and Verrett cited as the best at their positions in 2012
Fields named the Associated Press Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
TCU director of intercollegiate athletics Chris Del Conte discusses the hot topics around the Horned Frogs
Quarterback Trevone Boykin finished with 231 yards passing in the loss.
TCU vs. Oklahoma. Senior Day at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
TCU squared off against Texas on Thanksgiving night.
TCU vs. Texas (AP)
TCU faces Virginia on Family Day at Amon G. Carter Stadium.
2012: Played 11 games and made nine starts ... missed two games due to injury ... selected to the All-Big 12 First Team and the AP All-Big 12 Second Team ... had 26 tackles, including 15 solo ... 6 1/2 of those stops were for loss, including four sacks ... tied for the team lead with two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries ... tallied two tackles in the season opener against Grambling State, including a sack ... forced a fumble at Kansas ... made four tackles in the game against Virginia, three of which were solo stops ... had 0.5 tackles for loss among his two tackles at SMU ... a tackle for loss was one of his two stops against Iowa State ... missed the Texas Tech and Oklahoma State games after being injured against Baylor ... returned against West Virginia to post three solo stops, including a nine-yard loss on a tackle for loss and a forced fumble ... recovered a fumble and posted three solo tackles against Kansas State ... made four tackles (two solo) and recovered another fumble in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas ... broke up a pass in the season finale ... recorded four tackles against Michigan State, including a half-sack for an 11-yard loss.
2011: First-team All-Mountain West selection ... appeared on the Ted Hendricks Award Midseason Watch List ... one of four players in the nation to rank in the top 10 in forced fumbles (5) and top 20 in sacks (9) ... topped TCU in tackles for loss (13 1/2), sacks (9), forced fumbles (5) and fumble recoveries (2) ... led all linemen and ranked sixth on TCU with 55 total tackles ... his five forced fumbles were the most by a Horned Frog since Jerry Hughes led the nation with six in 2008 ... took part in a sack in eight of the last 11 games ... either forced a fumble or made a recovery in six of 13 contests this season ... recorded two tackles for loss, including a sack, as part of four stops in a win at No. 5 Boise State ... closed the regular season with career-high totals of nine tackles and three for loss in the win over UNLV.
2010: Second-team Freshman All-America selection by CollegeFootballNews.com ... second-team All-Mountain West Conference ... made an immediate impact on TCU's defensive line, starting 12 games ... ranked ninth on the team and second on the defensive front with 32 tackles (15 solo) ... his 2 1/2 sacks were sixth-most on the squad ... had three assisted stops in his collegiate debut against Oregon State at Cowboys Stadium ... recorded his first solo stop and sack the following week versus Tennessee Tech ... chipped in four tackles, including an assisted sack, in the 45-10 win over Baylor ... recorded a career-best five tackles at SMU, tying safety Colin Jones for team-high honors ... also forced a fumble and knocked down a pass against the Mustangs ... matched his five-stop performance versus Air Force ... registered another solo sack as part of a three-tackle output against BYU ... tallied three stops against Wisconsin in the Rose Bowl ... had nine multi-tackle games ... all but one of his stops behind the line of scrimmage was a sack.
2009: Redshirted in his first season on campus.
High School: The District 6-5A Defensive Player of the Year ... totaled 71 tackles, including 5.5 sacks, as a senior ... also had over 20 quarterback hurries ... helped lead Hebron, after an 0-3 start, to the district championship ... the first player in Hebron history to play at TCU.
Personal: Mother is Barbara Green.