Twenty-One Horned Frogs Receive Honors in 2013

Sam Carter

Sam Carter

Dec. 23, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Led by cornerback Jason Verrett being named to 10 All-America teams, 21 TCU football players received honors in the 2013 season.

Verrett was also a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, presented to the nation's top defensive back.

Included below is a list of the Horned Frogs' recognitions from the 2013 campaign.

LaDarius Brown, WR
*National Kickoff Returner of the Week, College Football Performance Awards, vs. SMU

Tanner Campbell, S
*First-Team Academic All-Big 12

Sam Carter, S
*Second-Team All-Big 12, Big 12 head coaches
*Second-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
*Walter Camp Football Foundation National Defensive Player of the Week, vs. SMU
*Jim Thorpe Award Defensive Back of the Week, vs. SMU
*Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, vs. SMU
*ESPN Helmet Sticker, vs. SMU

B.J. Catalon, KR
*Honorable-Mention All-Big 12, Big 12 head coaches
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12
*Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week, vs. LSU
*National Kickoff Returner of the Week, College Football Performance Awards, vs. LSU
*Paul Hornung Award Weekly Honor Roll, vs. LSU

Paul Dawson, LB
*National Linebacker of the Week, College Football Performance Awards, vs. Kansas

Cameron Echols-Luper, PR
*Second-Team Freshman All-American, Phil Steele Publications

Chris Hackett, S
*Second-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
*All-Sophomore Team, CollegeFootballNews.com

Geoff Hooker, S
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

Joey Hunt, C
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

Chucky Hunter, DT
*Second-Team All-Big 12, Big 12 head coaches

Buck Jones, TE
*First-Team Academic All-Big 12

Jon Koontz, DE
*First-Team Academic All-Big 12
*National Football Foundation National Scholar-Athlete Award Semifinalist
*Nominee, Wuerffel Trophy
*Nominee, Senior CLASS Award
*Nominee, Burlsworth Trophy

Rich Morgan, C
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

Jaden Oberkrom, PK
*Honorable-Mention All-Big 12, Big 12 head coaches
*First-Team Capital One Academic All-District
*First-Team Academic All-Big 12

Casey Pachall, QB
*Medal of Honor Bowl Invitation

Ty Slanina, WR
*Athlon Sports Big 12 Freshman of the Week, vs. SMU

Eric Tausch, OG
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

Nick Tutcher, OT
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

Jason Verrett, CB
*Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year, Big 12 head coaches
*First-Team All-Big 12, Big 12 head coaches
*First-Team All-Big 12, Associated Press
*First-Team All-American, Walter Camp Football Foundation
*Second-Team All-American, Associated Press
*Second-Team All-American, Football Writers Association of America
*Second-Team All-American, FOX Sports
*Second-Team All-American, SI.com
*Second-Team All-American, USA Today
*Second-Team All-American, Phil Steele Publications
*Second-Team All-American, Athlon Sports
*Second-Team All-American, Lindy's
*Third-Team All-American, CBSSports.com
*Semifinalist, Jim Thorpe Award
*Quarterfinalist, Lott IMPACT Trophy
*Senior Bowl Invitation

Kevin White, CB
*Honorable-Mention All-Big 12, Big 12 head coaches

John Wooldridge, OG
*Second-Team Academic All-Big 12

 

 


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