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TCU News: Foster Sawyer Makes His Case

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Football

Sawyer makes case for TCU QB job if Boykin unavailable | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Patterson noted earlier this week that Sawyer has the edge to start if Boykin can't go.

“He had some fire in his eyes, and that’s what we like to see,” senior tight end Dominic Merka said. “It was good just to see a young quarterback have some fire in him, get excited, feel like he’s helping the team as much as he can. I think he enjoyed it a lot.”


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Eleven Frogs Named Academic All Big 12 | GoFrogs.com

Congrats, fellas.

Deep snapper Matt Boggs (business management), tight end Bryson Burtnett (finance - real estate), tight end Buck Jones (mechanical engineering) and offensive guard Patrick Morris (accounting) are first-team honorees.

Representing the Horned Frogs on the second team are offensive tackle Luke Benuska (masters of liberal arts), safety Michael Downing (marketing), center Joey Hunt (marketing), tight end Dominic Merka (masters of liberal arts), offensive tackle Joseph Noteboom (economics), place-kicker Jaden Oberkrom (psychology) and linebacker Ty Summers (pre-major).
Men's Basketball

How a senior's career night helped TCU roll past Houston Baptist | Dallas Morning News

Nice quote from TJ, but a lot of the stats in the article are wrong. Just goes to show that Felts is the best source for TCU basketball info out there.

"It was nice to see Devonta play 22 minutes and show some glimpses of getting back in to basketball shape," Johnson said. "I'm not worrying about the scoring because he had a bigger size mismatch. I'm talking about being able to run the floor and get into shape."

Abron's 19 points spark TCU men's victory over Houston Baptist | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Everyone was getting in on the action.

Senior Devonta Abron registered a career-high 19 points in 22 minutes, leading four players in double figures for TCU, which improved to 2-0.

Vladimir Brodziansky followed a solid effort in TCU’s season opener with another, recording 13 points, six rebounds and four blocks in 21 minutes, and guards Chauncey Collins added 13 and Malique Trent contributed 12 on 4-of-8 shooting.


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