Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: TCU vs. Ole Miss Postgame Notes


Dec. 31, 2014

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Team Notes
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*The Horned Frogs (12-1) reached the 12-win mark for the third time in the last six seasons under head coach Gary Patterson. It's the fourth 12-win season in TCU history. The only one prior to Patterson's arrival was the 1935 national championship team that went 12-1.

*TCU improved to 30-3 when taking the field as a top-10 team under Patterson.

*TCU extended its nation's-best current streak to 15 consecutive games of scoring at least 30 points.

*The Horned Frogs improved to 94-3 under Patterson when allowing 17 points or less.

*TCU extended its nation's-best streak to 15 consecutive games with at least one sack and one interception.

*With first-quarter interceptions by Chris Hackett and Derrick Kindred, TCU extended its nation's-best streak to 15 consecutive games with a pick.

*The Horned Frogs had two interceptions to extend their nation's-best streak to 25 consecutive games with at least one takeaway.

*TCU improved to 8-5 in bowl games under Patterson and 14-15-1 in its bowl history.

*The Horned Frogs set school records for most points (42) in a bowl game and largest margin of victory (39).

*The Horned Frogs' had their fifth interception for a touchdown this season when James McFarland picked off an Ole Miss pass in the end zone.

*Three TCU defensive ends have touchdowns in the last three games. McFarland had an interception in the Ole Miss end zone, while Terrell Lathan and Josh Carraway scored touchdowns at Texas.

*TCU opened the game with a lead of at least 14-0 for the ninth time this season.

*With a 2-play, 35-yard drive, capped by a 31-yard touchdown pass from Kolby Listenbee to Aaron Green, TCU scored on its opening drive of the game (eight touchdowns, one field goal) for the ninth time in 13 games this season.

*TCU scored for the 280th consecutive game. It's the nation's second-longest current streak and tied for fifth all-time in NCAA history. The Horned Frogs haven't been blanked since Nov. 16, 1991 at Texas (32-0).

*A TCU wide receiver had a touchdown pass for the second straight game as Kolby Listenbee hit Aaron Green with a 31-yard scoring strike. David Porter had a 55-yard touchdown pass to Trevone Boykin against Iowa State.

*TCU's starting defensive line featured three players from West Monroe (La.) High School in tackle Chucky Hunter and ends Terrell Lathan and James McFarland.

*TCU's team captains were Trevone Boykin, Sam Carter, Joey Hunt and Davion Pierson. They were joined by honorary captain LaDainian Tomlinson.

*TCU wore a purple jersey and white pants with a white helmet for the fourth time this season.

Individual Notes

*Josh Doctson's 12- and 27-yard scoring receptions gave him 11 touchdown catches on the season, breaking the TCU single-season record of 10 shared by Jeremy Kerley (2010) and Mike Renfro (1977).

*With 59 yards receiving on six receptions, Doctson now has 1,018 yards receiving to become TCU's single-season record holder. The previous mark was 1,012 by Reggie Harrell in 2003. Doctson has just the second 1,000-yard season in TCU history.

*Doctson's six catches give him 65 on the year, second-most in a season at TCU. The Horned Frogs' record is 66 by Josh Boyce (2012).

*Kolby Listenbee's 31-yard touchdown toss to Aaron Green came on his first collegiate pass. Listenbee was a high school quarterback at Bowie High School in Arlington, Texas.

*Listenbee also had a 35-yard third-quarter touchdown reception.

*Green had a 15-yard scoring run in addition to his 31-yard scoring reception.

*Green is the first Horned Frog to have a rushing and receiving touchdown in the same quarter this season.

*Chris Hackett had his team-best seventh interception, the most picks in a season by a Horned Frog since Jason Goss had eight in 2002.

*Hackett's seven interceptions are one shy of the TCU single-season record of eight, shared by three players (Ronald Fraley, 1952; Sean Thomas, 1984; Jason Goss, 2002).

*James McFarland's first career interception came in the Ole Miss end zone for a touchdown.

*Derrick Kindred posted his fourth pick of the season.

*Paul Dawson had six tackles to give him 134 on the season, the most by a Horned Frog in 14 seasons under head coach Gary Patterson.

*Ranthony Texada had a 65-yard return of the second-half kickoff. It was just his second career return.

*Jaden Oberkrom has six PATs to give him 329 points in his career, moving past LaDainian Tomlinson (324, 1997-00) in second place on TCU's career list. Ross Evans is first with 407 (2008-11).


 

 

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