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TCU News: Tuaua, Petties-Wilson Arrested

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Mike Tuaua, Andre Petties-Wilson arrested on felony charges | ESPN

The original crime alert sent to students said there were three assailants. So, when is the other shoe going to drop?

Tuaua, a senior, had not played in TCU's past two games. He started five games for the Horned Frogs last year and was expected to play a big role in 2015.

Police suspected TCU players in assault almost immediately | TCU 360


One individual in the yard was described as "a black male" who was "wearing a TCU backpack (the type of which is issued to TCU athletes)," according to the affidavit. That same suspect approached one of the students and hit him "with a closed fist to his left temple," causing the student to fall "on the ground in the fetal position."

Just how shorthanded will TCU's defense be against Tech? | FOX Sports

Very. The answer is very shorthanded.

A week ago, Patterson was optimistic that defensive tackle Davion Pierson, the Frogs' most experienced defensive player, would be cleared to play against SMU, but he was ultimately ruled out. Defensive end Terrell Lathan is also a possibility to return, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Arrested developments continue at TCU | Big Mac Blog

Spew spew spew spew spew.

Two TCU football players were arrested Monday, which brings the official tally to ... I lost count.

TCU baseball player charged with DUI | Fort Worth Star Telegram

He was also accused of resisting arrest and unlawfully carrying a weapon.

Connor Beck, 21, was driving a pickup when he was pulled over about 5 a.m. Sunday at 2500 Park Hill Drive, a few blocks northeast of TCU’s campus, according to a Fort Worth police report.

TCU gives Kingsbury, Texas Tech another get even moment | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Kliff is climbing my "coach personality" rankings.

Defeating Arkansas, and specifically coach Bret Bielema, was a moment Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury obviously savored. No, rather, make that delighted in, as if he were enjoying the very best and finely prepared prime rib.

Patterson, TCU see 'completely different' Tech team than one they beat 82-27 last year | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Pat Mahomes is leading the charge for a very good offense.

"Our kids see that," Patterson said Monday during the Big 12 coaches conference call with reporters. "We understand, us watching the film, that Tech’s a better football team than they were a year ago. They’re completely different."

No. 2 TCU Football Heads To Texas Tech |

This game is going to be interesting, to say the least.

Defending Big 12 champion and No. 2 TCU opens its fourth season in the Big 12 when it faces Texas Tech Saturday in Lubbock.

TCU-Texas Kickoff Time Announced |

Breakfast tacos and bloody marys, here we come.

The Big 12 Conference has announced that TCU's Oct. 3 home football game with Texas will have an 11 a.m. kickoff and be televised on either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.

Former Frogs

'Workout freak' Arrieta only getting stronger |

He's such a beast.

Before batting practice on Monday, Jake Arrieta was adding to his statistics. In addition to 19 wins and 207 innings pitched, please add 275 passing yards and maybe 150 receiving yards.

Edmonton Eskimos trade Skye Dawson to Calgary Stampeders | Edmonton Journal

He was traded for multiple picks in the 2017 CFL Draft.

The five-foot-nine, 180 pound rookie and kick returner recorded eight kickoffs for 149 yards and 14 punts for 193 yards in three games with Edmonton before he landed on the six game injured list in Week 5.