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Football

Mandel's Heisman Top 5: Not much separates Boykin & Fournette | FOX Sports

He's still got Fournette ahead, for now.

I’ve had Leonard Fournette and Trevone Boykin 1-2 in some order for six straight weeks. They’re both fantastic players and there’s really not much separating them. In fact, it makes you realize just how difficult it is to compare players from two different positions.

Feldman's Heisman Top 5: Why Fournette's No. 1 ranking is in real danger | FOX Sports

Also has Fournette No. 1, but is recognizing Boykin's greatness.

Not a lot of change in our Top 5 since many of the nation’s best players were off this week, but Trevone Boykin helped his cause with another jaw-dropping display.

West Virginia divided on TCU-Baylor debate about Big 12's best | Fort Worth Star Telegram

What a gauntlet to open the conference slate for WVU.

A bit of tough-luck scheduling caused West Virginia to become the first Big 12 team to complete its head-to-head meetings against the league’s four front-runners Thursday night. Following the loss to TCU, players and coaches weighed in with thoughts about which team made the biggest impression on them and the sentiments were split between TCU and Baylor.


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/college/big-12/texas-christian-university/article41948676.html#storylink=cpy

Boykin keeps taking care of himself and TCU's big dreams | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Boykin says the flip into the endzone was him protecting hiimself.

“I saw his head drop. I think he thought I was going to try to run him over,” Boykin said of West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley, describing the somersault into the end zone in the first quarter. “I’m trying to stay as healthy as possible. I knew the best decision for me at that time was to try to jump over him. I knew I wasn’t going to completely hurdle him, so I kind of just cart-wheeled it and rolled.”


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/sports/college/big-12/texas-christian-university/article41954484.html#storylink=cpy
Recruiting

TCU picks up third four-star wide receiver commit in 2016 class | Dallas Morning News

Isaiah Graham is a Horned Frog.

"I called them (TCU) the Monday after my official, and I told them that TCU is where I wanted to be," he said. "I talked to coach (Rusty) Burns and told him that I was wanting to end my recruitment. I just didn't want anybody to know until homecoming."

TCU Commit Sewo Olonilua is a Super Athlete | Scout.com

The athlete from Kingwood, Texas could play on either side of the ball.

He is a great addition to any program, the only question being what positon will he play once he gets to college. He could play running back on offense or he could end up playing linebacker or safety on defense.