Running back B.J. Catalon won’t play in the Peach Bowl, and he might not play next year either. TCU coach Gary Patterson said Catalon, who suffered a concussion Nov. 1 at West Virginia, is cleared to play, but that Catalon and his family are thinking things over.
Running back B.J. Catalon and defensive end Mike Tuaua will miss the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl with injuries, coach Gary Patterson told reporters.
The TCU quarterback goes into the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl on Dec. 31 with a chance to become the leading contender for the Heisman Trophy, college football’s most prestigious award. If he has a good game against Ole Miss, showcasing the elusive running and strong-armed passing that led sixth-ranked TCU to an 11-1 record, his name will be one of first on the voters’ minds when next season starts.
Texada has started all 12 games this season and is second on the Horned Frogs with seven pass breakups to go with an interception. He has 26 solo stops among his 31 total tackles, including 3 1/2 for loss. He had a sack as part of a career-high tying five stops against Oklahoma.
Dalton helped the Bengals clinch their fourth consecutive playoff appearance after a 37-28 win over Denver on Sunday Night Football. Cincinnati has been in the postseason in as many years as he has been in the league and their starting quarterback.