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By the Numbers - Texas Edition

We made it through Black Friday, and I am sure most of the numbers you have been thinking about lately involve dollar signs. So let's look back at those that are a little less expensive, and hopefully a little more impressive.

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13: TCU now hold's the nation's longest streak for scoring at least 30 points in a game, at 13 straight games.

10: Ten different Horned Frogs accounted for QB Trevone Boykin's 20 receptions in the game, led by Josh Doctson's seven catches for 115 yards, half of Boykin's passing yardage on the day. The 100 yard day was Doctson's second as a Horned Frog and third as a collegian - he had a 100 yard day against TCU while catching passes for Wyoming as a freshman.

26: Trevone Boykin had two touchdown passes against Texas, giving him 26 on the season. He will attempt to write his name in the record book's next Saturday against Iowa State, with Andy Dalton's record of 27 firmly in his sight line.

278: Consecutive games that TCU has scored in, the second longest streak in the country - trailing Florida, oddly enough. The Frogs were last shut out at Texas.


92-3: TCU's record under Coach Gary Patterson when holding opponents under 17 points. The Frog's are also 6-0 in the Big 12 when doing so. Think about that for a second - 92 of Patterson's 130 wins game when his team held their opponent under 17 points. In this day and age of the spread offense and air raid, Patterson has consistently done it with defense. That's incredible.

12: Points the TCU D was directly responsible for Thursday night, one on a fumble scoop and score, the other on a pick six as time ran down. The Frog defense outscored the Texas offense in the game.

13: Sam Carter has the most interceptions in the Big 12 over the last three years with 13, including the two he had Thursday night in Austin. Carter has four this season and three in his career verses the Longhorns.

6: Turnovers forced by the Frog D and special teams group. Four interceptions (one returned for a score),  strip sack (returned for a score), and a muffed punt led to 24 TCU points.


0: Kick return attempts for TCU in the game. The Longhorns only scored twice in the game, and thus only attempted three kick offs. None were returnable for the Frogs.

42, 29: Jaden Oberkrom put the first six points on the board for TCU, with kicks of 42 and 29 yards. Oberkrom is now 20-24 on the season, and has made 13 of his last 14 attempts.

56: Career field goal conversions for Oberkrom, who moved in to a third place tie with Ross Evans on the TCU all time list. The record is 65, held by Nick Browne.

53: Cameron Echols Luper had a 53 yard punt return after Texas' first drive stalled on a three and out - CEL has come on very strong in the last few weeks in the return game. He also had a key third down reception to keep a drive alive.


10: Total tackles for Dawson against Texas, the eighth time this season and 13th time in his last 18 games he has hit double digit tackles.

5 of 9: Dawson had solo tackles on five of UT's first nine snaps to open the game.

3: Dawson had the stop on all three plays of Texas' three and out during their second offensive series. He single-handedly shut down a drive!

100/5/3: Paul Dawson had an interception of Tyrone Swoopes, giving him four on the season. He is the only player in the country with at least 100 tackles, five sacks, and four interceptions.

What was your stat of the day?