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TCU vs. West Virginia: Inside the Numbers

Boykin and Doctson kept rewriting the record books Thursday night against West Virginia.

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The Frogs beat West Virginia 40-10 on Thursday night, thanks in large part to Trevone Boykin showing the country why he should be the Heisman frontrunner.

The stats go deeper than just 40-10, as both Boykin and Doctson set TCU records over the course of the game last night. Here are the stats (a big thanks to Mark Cohen and GoFrogs for these numbers).

Team Notes

*TCU extended its school record for consecutive wins with its 16th straight victory. TCU has the nation’s second-longest active winning streak, behind Ohio State (21).

*TCU is now 38-3 when taking the field as a top-10 team under head coach Gary Patterson, including a 27-1 mark when in the Associated Press or USA Today Top 5.

*The Horned Frogs have a 22-game winning streak when ranked in the Associated Press Top 5.

*TCU has won 12 consecutive Big 12 games and is 19-1 overall over the last two seasons.

*The Horned Frogs have opened a season with an 8-0 record for the third time in the last seven years.

*Josh Doctson’s 17-yard touchdown catch on TCU’s opening drive extended its nation’s-best streak to 21 games with a first-quarter touchdown. It ties Texas A&M (2012-13) for the second-longest streak since 1996 (Stanford, 25, 2009-11).

*TCU improved to 98-3 under Patterson when allowing 17 points or less.

*The Horned Frogs ran for 228 yards and are now 78-4 under Patterson when rushing for at least 200 yards.

*With 616 yards of total offense, TCU had its seventh straight game cracking the 500 mark.

*TCU won for the 12th time in its last 13 games when playing after an open date.

*Defensive tackle Joseph Broadnax became the 30th freshman (15 true, 15 redshirt) to play this season for TCU, ranking second nationally (Rice, 31).

*TCU had 35 first downs, marking the fifth time this season and fourth time in Big 12 play that it has reached the 30 first-down mark in a game.

*The 35 first downs by the Horned Frogs were one shy of tying the Amon G. Carter Stadium record of 36 set in 1990 against Texas Tech. It was the fifth time in school history that TCU had 35 or more first downs in a game.

*Tonight’s attendance of 45,947 marked TCU’s fourth sellout in four home games this season. The Horned Frogs have 23 sellouts in their last 31 home dates.

*TCU scored for the 288th consecutive game. It's the nation's second-longest current streak and fourth all-time in NCAA history. The Horned Frogs haven't been blanked since Nov. 16, 1991 at Texas (32-0).

*TCU's team captains were Trevone Boykin, Joey Hunt, Derrick Kindred and Davion Pierson. Dating back to last season, Boykin and Hunt have been captains in the Horned Frogs’ last 21 games.

*Major League Baseball players on the TCU sideline included Horned Frogs Matt Carpenter (St. Louis Cardinals) and Brandon Finnegan (Cincinnati Reds) as well as Texas Rangers’ catcher Robinson Chirinos.

*TCU wore a purple chrome helmet with a black jersey and black pants.

Individual Notes

*Trevone Boykin’s 17-yard scoring toss to Josh Doctson was his nation’s-best 23rd consecutive game with a touchdown pass.

*Boykin’s 472 yards of total offense gave him 12,041 in his career, breaking Andy Dalton’s TCU record of 11,925 (2007-10). Boykin is the 40th player in FBS history to top 12,000 yards in total offense.

*Boykin’s 388 yards passing pushed him over the 10,000 career mark. His 10,080 yards passing is second all-time at TCU behind the 10,314 by Dalton.

*Boykin finished the night 32-of-47 for 388 yards and three touchdowns. He had 11 carries for a team-best 84 yards and a touchdown.

*Boykin had his seventh straight game with multiple touchdown passes, continuing the best streak of his career. He also had at least 20 completions for the sixth straight game.

*Boykin has run for at least 50 yards in four straight games and led TCU in rushing for the third straight contest and 10th time in his career. Boykin has had a run of at least 20 yards in four straight games.

*Doctson had his sixth straight 100-yard game with 183 yards on 11 receptions and two touchdowns. He joins Michael Crabtree as the only FBS players in the last 20 seasons to have six straight games of 100 yards receiving and at least two touchdown catches.

*Doctson’s 11 receptions gave him 71 on the season, breaking the TCU season record of 66 set by Josh Boyce in 2012.

*Doctson’s 11 receptions gave him 171 career catches at TCU, moving him into second place on the Horned Frogs’ all-time chart. Kelly Blackwell is the leader with 181 (1988-91).

*Jaden Oberkrom’s 57-yard field goal on the final play of the first half tied the school record for distance set by Michael Reeder versus UTEP in 1996. It also tied for the seventh-longest in Big 12 history and the longest since 2012.

*Oberkrom went 4-of-4 on field goals (20, 23, 57 and 43) to extend his TCU career record to 69 made attempts, moving him into second place on the Big 12’s all-time chart. He trails only Mason Crosby’s 71 for Colorado from 2003-06.

*Oberkrom had TCU’s 13th career game with at least four field goals by an individual.

*KaVontae Turpin had a career-high seven receptions.

*Redshirt freshman Ty Summers had a career-high 10 tackles, topping the seven stops he had at Minnesota to open the season.

*Travin Howard had his first career interception in the fourth quarter.

*True freshman cornerback Julius Lewis made his first collegiate start.