TCU Camp '11: Frogs Begin New Era At Quarterback

Casey Pachall

Aug. 19, 2011

FORT WORTH, Texas -- concludes its position-by-position preview of the 2011 TCU football team with a look at the quarterbacks.

With the graduation of Andy Dalton and his 42 wins at TCU, Casey Pachall (6-5, 216, So.) entered the fall No. 1 on the depth chart.

A four-star recruit out of Brownwood, Texas, Pachall appeared in eight games last season. His most significant action came in the regular-season finale at New Mexico, when he replaced an injured Dalton in the first half and passed and ran for touchdowns in helping lead the Horned Frogs to victory.

For the season, Pachall completed 6-of-9 passes (66.7 percent) for 78 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions. He added 94 yards rushing and two scores on a 6.3 per carry mark.

Competing with Pachall are Matt Brown (6-1, 185, RFr.) and Trevone Boykin (6-2, 215, Fr.).

Brown, who redshirted last season in his first fall on campus, was ranked by as the No. 11 dual-threat quarterback in the nation coming out of Allen, Texas. He was also ranked the fourth-best scrambling quarterback.

As a senior at Allen, Brown passed for 2,412 yards and 24 touchdowns while rushing for 1,166 yards and 17 scores.

Boykin, from Mesquite, Texas, was the No. 24 dual-threat quarterback in the nation for the Class of 2011. He ran for 1,799 yards and 30 touchdowns for West Mesquite High School last year. He completed 60.7 percent of his passes with 28 touchdowns.

2 - Consecutive years that TCU has set single-season school records for total offense, touchdowns, points scored and first downs under co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Justin Fuente

9 - Casey Pachall's ranking as a high school senior for dual-threat quarterbacks in the nation

12 - TCU quarterback records set by Andy Dalton during his TCU career

66.7 - Casey Pachall's completion percentage last season

690 - TCU single-game record for passing yards set by Max Knake who was 44-of-79 in the air versus Houston in 1990



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