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TCU's Trevone Boykin made this young girl's day, even though she's an Iowa State fan | SB Nation

"It's bigger than a game..." Boykin posted on Instagram.

TCU QB Trevone Boykin made a touching gesture to a young girl named Abby Faber before his team faced off against Iowa State on Saturday. Even though TCU was the visiting opponent, Boykin took a second to kneel down and have a quick chat.

Turpin could play despite injury at Iowa State | Fort Worth Star Telegram

This is good news for the Horned Frogs.

“He’ll play,” TCU coach Gary Patterson said Monday on the Big 12 coaches conference call with reporters, asked about Turpin’s status.

“We’re 12 days out; anything can happen,” Patterson said. “We’ve had good reports back. But obviously, we’ll be very careful about everything that goes on with him.”


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/college/big-12/texas-christian-university/article40332549.html#storylink=cpy

Big 12 All-Conference picks: TCU, Baylor headline midseason team | ESPN

Four Frogs named to the All-Conference team.

At the midway point of the season, we've put together our midseason All-Big 12 team.

It's early, but unbeaten Baylor, TCU could get snubbed again | Dallas Morning News

I don't think this is true. Big 12 winner, especially if they're undefeated, will get in this year.

But undefeated Utah, undefeated Ohio State, undefeated Clemson (with a non-conference win over Notre Dame) and undefeated LSU....how would Baylor or TCU like to face that competition on judgment day?

Wide receiver phenoms take Baylor, TCU rivalry to next level | FOX Sports

It's only week 8, but the race for the Biletnikoff Award is already a two horse race between Josh Doctson and Corey Coleman.

Both Baylor junior Corey Coleman and TCU senior Josh Doctson are leaving their respective school records in the dust while each sits among the top three in the nation in receiving yards, receiving yards per game and touchdowns. They both are among the top three in three major categories and sit 1-2 in receiving yards per game and touchdowns, with Doctson leading the nation at 152.4 yards, and Coleman second at 146.2; Coleman leads the nation with 16 touchdowns and Doctson has 12.

Quarterback Boykin gives TCU real shot at perfect season | Big Mac Blog

Turns out Engel is praying the same thing we all are.

On behalf of the countless souls who call themselves Baptists and Disciples of Christ church members, good Lord, please don’t let Oklahoma screw this up for us.


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/mac-engel/article40333293.html#storylink=cpy

TCU receiver Josh Doctson makes spectacular plays look easy | ESPN

Doctson's a humble guy. He doesn't think he's in the category of guys who could win big awards.

“I really just laugh,” Doctson said, “because I don’t feel like I’m a part of that category.”

At midway point, little has changed in Big 12 race | ESPN

Yep. Everything's the same.

Before the season, the Big 12 race seemed to break down rather straightforwardly. Baylor and TCU appeared to be the clear co-favorites at the top; with the Oklahoma schools holding the best chance of toppling them.