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Fields, Perry named to frosh All-American team
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields and punter Ethan Perry have received Freshman All-America honors from CBSSports.com with Fields additionally being named the National Defensive Freshman of the Year by Scout.com (FOX Sports NEXT).
Jason Verrett selected First Team All-American
SI.com has named TCU cornerback Jason Verrett a first-team All-American with defensive end Devonte Fields receiving honorable-mention accolades.
Verrett has also been tabbed a second-team All-American by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and a third-team All-American by the Associated Press.
TCU Football Prominent on All-Big 12 Teams
Sixteen TCU football players have received All-Big 12 honors, highlighted by the unanimous selection of Devonte Fields as the Defensive Freshman of the Year.
No. 11 Oklahoma 24, TCU 17
TCU TEAM/INDIVIDUAL NOTESTeam Notes*TCU closed the regular season at 7-5 overall and 4-5 in its first year in the Big 12. It marks the eighth straight season and 11th time in Gary Patterson’s 12 years that TCU has a winning record.
*The Horned Frogs are headed to a bowl game for the eighth straight season and 11th time in Patterson’s 12 seasons as head coach.
TCU 20, No. 16 Texas 13
*TCU (7-4, 4-4) recorded its 600th win in program history.
*The Horned Frogs improved to 4-1 on the road in Big 12 play.
*TCU is now 14-9 against ranked teams under head coach Gary Patterson.
TCU's Fields on Final Ted Hendricks Award Watch List
TCU's Devonte Fields appears on the final watch list for the Ted Hendricks Award, presented to the nation's top defensive end.
TCU announces 2013 football slate
TCU football's complete 2013 schedule was announced Tuesday by the Big 12 office.The Horned Frogs' second season in the Big 12 will begin Sept. 14 at Texas Tech.TCU's first Big 12 home game in 2013 will be Oct. 12 versus Kansas. Other conference home contests for the Horned Frogs will be Texas (Oct. 26), West Virginia (Nov. 2) and Baylor (Nov. 30).
Big 12 drama: Wild games, shifting story lines
Two more Big 12 games were decided late by teams that scored more than 50 points apiece. National title talk faded for good in West Virginia, replaced by similar chatter at Kansas State.
Big 12 Preview Capsule
No. 18 Texas Tech (5-1, 2-1 Big 12) at TCU (5-1, 2-1), 3:30 p.m. (ABC)
Line: Texas Tech by 2.
Series Record: Texas Tech leads 28-23-3.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Renewal of an instate conference rivalry, and avoiding a second Big 12 loss. With TCU now in the Big 12, this will become an annual game again. The two teams have played only twice since their last Southwest Conference meeting in 1995, both winning at home — Tech 70-35 in 2004, and TCU 12-3 two years later. The series dates back to 1926.
TCU-Texas Tech to Kick at 2:30 p.m. on ABC
TCU’s home football game Saturday, Oct. 20, versus Texas Tech will kick at 2:30 p.m. and be seen on ABC.
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