TCU-Texas Tech Postgame Notes

Oct. 20, 2012

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No. 20 Texas Tech 56, No. 21 TCU 53 (3OT)
Oct. 20, 2012
Fort Worth, Texas (Amon G. Carter Stadium)
Attendance: 47,894

*TCU fell to 5-2 on the year and 2-2 in Big 12 play.

*Today’s attendance of 47,894 marked the second-largest crowd in TCU history, surpassed only by the 50,307 for Utah on Nov. 14, 2009.

*The Horned Frogs slipped to 5-7 all-time in overtime games, including a 4-6 mark with Gary Patterson as head coach.

*TCU played the first triple-overtime game in its history.

*TCU has dropped consecutive contests at Amon G. Carter Stadium for the first time under Patterson as head coach and overall since the final two home games in 1998 and the season opener in 1999.

*The combined 109 points were the second-most in school history, surpassed only by 117 in a 62-55 TCU win at Houston on Oct. 25, 2003. The combined points were an Amon G. Carter Stadium record.

*TCU played an overtime contest for the first time since Oct. 1, 2011 against SMU. It was the first overtime game against a conference opponent since a 51-50 win at BYU on Sept. 24, 2005 in TCU’s first year as a member of the Mountain West Conference.

*With a 19-yard scoring pass from Trevone Boykin to Skye Dawson, TCU had a touchdown on its opening drive of the game for the third time in seven contests this season.

*Defensive end Josh Carraway became the 16th true freshman to play for TCU this season. The Horned Frogs lead the nation in that category. LSU, Ohio State and Texas are tied for second with 15 true freshmen playing.

*With 53 points, TCU extended its nation-best streak of consecutive games scoring at least 20 points to 33 games.

*TCU had three sacks in the game for a loss of 21 yards. It marked the eighth time in the last 14 games that TCU recorded three sacks. The Horned Frogs came into the game leading the Big 12 with 2.7 sacks per game.

*TCU wore an all-black uniform with a purple chrome helmet.

*Jaden Oberkrom was 6-of-6 on field goals with makes of 32, 41, 32, 45, 42 and 38 yards. He is now 14-of-16 on the season and has made 14 of his last 15 attempts.

*Oberkrom’s six field goals set a TCU and Big 12 single-game record, bettering Nick Browne’s five against Cincinnati in 2002 and 2003.

*Oberkrom scored 23 points (6 field goals, 5 PAT), setting a TCU record for points scored by kicking in a game. The previous best was Browne’s 19 against Cincinnati in 2003. The 23 points are the eighth-most for any player under Patterson.

*With 10 receptions for 154 yards, Skye Dawson had his second career 100-yard receiving game and set a personal best for catches and yards receiving. His previous highs were eight catches for 111 yards versus Portland State last season.

*Trevone Boykin competed 26-of-44 passes for a career-high 332 yards and four touchdowns. It was the seventh-most yards passing for a quarterback in the Patterson head coaching era.

*Boykin’s 44 attempts were the most in a game since Andy Dalton also had 44 against Boise State on Jan. 4, 2010 in the Fiesta Bowl. It tied for the sixth-most in a game under Patterson.

*Boykin had four touchdown passes for the second straight week. The four scoring tosses tied for the third-most by a TCU quarterback in the Patterson era, trailing only Casey Pachall’s five against Boise State on Nov. 12, 2011 and Jeff Ballard’s five versus San Diego State on Nov. 18, 2006.

*Josh Boyce extended his streak to 27 consecutive games with at least one reception. He had seven receptions for 52 yards.

*Matthew Tucker’s 4-yard second-quarter scoring run was the 29th rushing touchdown of his career, tying him with Joseph Turner (2006-09) for fourth on TCU’s all-time list.

*Aundre Dean had a career-long 37-yard carry in the first quarter. His previous long was 35 versus UNLV last season.

*LaDarius Brown’s 60-yard fourth-quarter touchdown grab was his fourth in the last five games.

*Jason Verrett totaled a career-high 11 tackles, including two for loss, with three pass breakups.

*Joel Hasley had a career-high and team-best three tackles for loss.

*Wide receiver David Bush and defensive end Jon Koontz made their first career starts, becoming the 15th and 16th different Horned Frogs to make their first collegiate starts this season.



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