Oct. 13, 2012
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No. 23 TCU 49, Baylor 21
Oct. 13, 2012
Waco, Texas (Floyd Casey Stadium)
* TCU improved to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big 12.
*The Horned Frogs posted their 14th straight conference road win dating back to a 2008 setback at Utah.
*TCU improved to 20-2 in its last 22 road games.
*The Horned Frogs regained the all-time series lead over Baylor by a 51-50-7 margin.
*TCU recorded three scoring drives of at least 10 plays after entering the game with only two on the season. The Horned Frogs also recorded their two longest scoring drives of the season with 15- and 16-play series.
*The Horned Frogs improved to 22-6 in regular-season games following a loss under head coach Gary Patterson.
*TCU forced six Baylor turnovers with four interceptions and two fumble recoveries. The Horned Frogs also forced six SMU turnovers during a Sept. 29 victory in Dallas, giving TCU 12 takeaways in its last two road games.
*TCU increased its season interception total to 14 with its four picks. The squad's 10 interceptions for the season was tied for second nationally entering the game. TCU had just 10 interceptions last season.
*TCU totaled 509 yards of offense, its second-best figure this season behind only the 531 yards versus Grambling State.
*TCU dominated in time of possession, holding the ball for 41:52 compared to just 18:08 for Baylor. The Horned Frogs ran 87 plays to just 55 for the Bears.
*TCU went 14-of-19 on third-down conversions.
*TCU's four quarterback sacks matched a season high set previously at SMU.
*TCU debuted a new purple chrome helmet.
*Trevone Boykin finished the game with 317 yards of total offense, 261 passing and 56 rushing. He accounted for five total touchdowns, four passing and one rushing.
*Boykin was 22-of-30 through the air. His four touchdown passes set a TCU freshman record and were the most by a Horned Frog quarterback since Casey Pachall threw for five in last year's 36-35 win at Boise State.
*Josh Boyce extended his streak to 26 consecutive games with at least one reception. He has at least one catch in 31 of his 32 career games.
*Boyce's eight receptions mark his most in a game since he had nine in last year's contest at Baylor.
*With eight receptions, Boyce now has 125 in his career to move past Jeremy Kerley (120, 2007-10) and tie Stanley Washington (1979-82) for eighth on TCU's all-time list.
*Boyce's 2-yard third-quarter rushing touchdown marked his first career score. He is TCU's career leader in receiving touchdowns with 19, including a 15-yard fourth-quarter score.
*Cam White's scoring receptions of 18 and 15 yards represented his first career touchdown catches.
*White had a career-high four receptions for 51 yards. His previous-best total was three catches earlier this season against Virginia.
*LaDarius Brown's 43-yard third-quarter touchdown catch marked his third scoring grab in the last four games.
*True freshman B.J. Catalon led TCU in rushing with 79 yards on 17 carries.
*Aundre Dean ran for a career-high 73 yards on 15 attempts.
*Laderice Sanders' 2-yard scoring run marked his second straight game with a rushing touchdown.
*Jason Verrett recorded an interception for the third straight game. He has a team-high four picks on the season, all in the last three contests.
*Verrett's four interceptions on the year mark the most by a Horned Frog since Marvin White had a team-best four in 2006.
*For the second time in three games, Chris Hackett had an interception and fumble recovery. Both takeaways came in the first half.
*Sam Carter recorded two sacks and an interception from his strong safety position.
*Devonte Fields had two tackles for loss, including a sack, to go with a forced fumble and fumble recovery.
*Kevin White recorded his first career interception.
*Joel Hasley topped TCU with eight tackles.