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Know Your Roster: TCU Football Nos. 53-99

With the season now underway, we meet the players that wear the biggest numbers and play all sizes of roles for the Horned Frogs.

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We have gotten to know about half the roster over the past few months, as we have counted down the days until kickoff by way of the jersey numbers of our football Frogs. We started our countdown at 52 days, but there are a lot of big names with big numbers we don’t want to leave out. Get to know the rest of the TCU roster as we look at numbers 53 through 99 now that the season has kicked off!

99 - Tevin Lawson: A four-star recruit in high school, the Louisiana native was ranked #6 in both Louisiana and the nation for defensive tackles.  The junior started playing as a Frog in 2013 as a true freshman.  He played 11 of 12 games and had 7 stops.  In 2014, he played all 13 games and recorded 12 tackles.  The most exciting game was the Peach Bowl, where he recorded a whopping 3 stops, which included a sack.  At 6’4" and 280 pounds, the coaches have commented on the agility and speed he possesses.  In a season where the Frogs will need all hands on deck against strong teams like Baylor and Oklahoma, Lawson’s deceptive appearance will be a huge asset to Patterson’s defense.

98 - Casey McDermott Vai: Ranked as a three-star recruit from Raytown, Missouri in high school, McDermott Vai redshirted his freshman year.  At 6’4" and weighing in at 282 pounds, he has a history of sacks and tackles for loss. This guy doesn’t just tackle you, he keys in on QBs and isn’t happy until he sees the line of scrimmage far behind him. I’m pretty sure he’s one of those guys you bump into on campus and you fall down while he keeps walking because he didn’t even realize something smaller than a tractor hit him.

97 - Chris Bradley: From Shreveport, Louisiana, Bradley was a three-star recruit before signing onto the Frogs.  As a freshman, he posted 12 tackles, including 1.5 sacks and 2 tackles for loss, in 13 games.  He had a great fumble recovery against West Virginia.  He also had 2 tackles against Ole Miss in the Peach Bowl, and 3 against Oklahoma State during last year’s Homecoming game.  For a defensive tackle, he’s a little smaller than a couple other DTs (6’2"/255), but that clearly just makes him more dangerous.  With such great plays in his first year, he’s one to watch in 2015 and beyond.

96 - Breylin Mitchell: A three-star recruit from Round Rock, TX, this freshman surely knows his Texas football teams.  He chose TCU over Baylor, which is possibly our favorite thing about him thus-far.  He was also courted by Kansas State, LSU, Texas, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State, and we’re so glad he chose the Frogs.  Part of that decision may be the fact that his playing style is exactly what Patterson wants in his defensive ends.  He should fit right in and be complementary to the experienced DE group.

95 - Aaron Curry: A native Texan turned Nebraska Husker, the big transfer student is eligible after sitting for the 2014 season. With the graduation of Chucky Hunter, it was widely considered that Curry would slide right in to that vacated slot, but he was listed behind senior Davion Pierson coming out of the spring. After a solid fall camp, the junior should see plenty of snaps, as Patterson likes to rotate guys in and out on the line to keep them fresh. He could be a major impact player among a very deep group.

94 - Josh Carraway: Josh Carraway is poised to do big things, at least according to teammate James McFarland. With his size, speed, and raw power, he should be a problem for opposing offensive lines all season long. The 6’4" junior started seven games last year, and made the most of his opportunities - his 33 yard pick six against Texas being a prime example of that. He is currently competing with McFarland for the starting left end spot, but both should see plenty of snaps. With the young linebacking corp and secondary, pressure by the defensive line will key TCU’s success on that side of the ball.

93 - Mike Tuaua: Big hair, don’t care. Senior defensive end Mike Tuaua is a JUCO transfer who first played for TCU in 2013. He improved dramatically after one year at TCU, recording four pass breakups, three forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries. The funny thing is, Tuaua has started just eight of 24 games in his career. He certainly plays like a starter, though, and is listed alongside Terrell Lathan on the post-spring depth chart.

93 - Michael Mosharrafa: Junior defensive end Michael Mosharrafa has quite the menacing last name. Though he hasn’t yet taken the field for TCU, he has experience as a lineman on both sides of the ball, playing defensive end and offensive tackle at Brophy College Preparatory.

92 - Bryson Henderson: Weighing 275 pounds and standing at 6-foot-6, sophomore defensive end Bryson Henderson is one tall dude. In 2014, he appeared in nine games, switching between defensive end and defensive tackle. He also blocked a PAT against Kansas State. Henderson is listed below Mike Tuaua and Terrell Lathan at right end, so expect to see more of No. 92 this season.

91 - L.J. Collier: Redshirt freshman defensive end L.J. Collier almost became a Red Raider, but somehow he saw the purple light and became a Frog instead. He was a three-star recruit out of Munday High School in Munday, Texas, and is now learning underneath Josh Carraway and James McFarland at left end. We’d just like to know, what does "L.J." stand for?

90 - Terrell Lathan: If there’s anything senior defensive end Terrell Lathan knows how to do, it’s wreak havoc. Since coming to TCU in 2012, he’s been recording tackles for loss, sacks or forced fumbles. Last season, he picked up a fumble and ran 40 yards to score a touchdown against Texas. He’s come a long way since appearing in six games to playing all 13 in his senior year. If he keeps the pace, Lathan is poised to be a powerhouse once again in 2015.

89 - Andre Petties-Wilson: This redshirt freshman from sunny San Diego is a part of a deep and experienced group at wide receiver. With Cameron Echols-Luper’s shocking decision to transfer as camp wound down, he should move up the depth chart as the backup to Ty Slanina in the slot, and our new favorite three letter pass catcher. APW was a three sport star at Mission Bay High, lettering in football, basketball, and track. With almost 1,200 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns as a senior, he led his team to a championship appearance playing both sides of the ball. At 6’1" with 4.5 speed, he should fit right in to this high-flying offense.

88 - Cole Novak: A sophomore tight end out of Georgetown, TX, Novak started his collegiate football career at Texas State. Though he did not see action in 2014, he will be eligible to play this fall. And at 6’5", he is an intriguing target in the passing game, and could find a role as a blocker on on special teams.

88 - Nathan Hernandez: The junior from Coppell, TX might not have compiled a lot of stats for the Horned Frogs, but he has been an important member of the practice squad at the wide receiver position. He also competes with Joey Hunt for best hair on the team.

87 - TreVontae Hights: An intriguing athlete, Hights is a likely redshirt candidate this fall, but has a chance to be an exciting and explosive player down the line. At 6’3" with sub-4.5 speed, the former dual threat QB out of Yoakum, TX compiled ridiculous stats in his time at Yoakum High, where he led his team to their first playoff win in years. Named District MVP on offense, he was a first team safety and an honorable mention all-state defensive player as well. While it is expected he will play wide receiver for the Frogs, he has a stellar record on the other side of the ball as well, and might be a fun moving piece for GP going forward.

86 - Bryson Burtnett: One of the jewels of the 2013 signing class, Burnett was expected to play a major role in the offense for the foreseeable future. An all-district performer on both sides of the ball, he was the #5 TE in the state and a top 40 prospect nationwide. After redshirting his first year on campus, the Frogs made a major change on offense: enter the Air Raid, exit the reliance on the tight end. But Bryson has managed to evolve and find his way on to the field, appearing in five contests as a sophomore. At 6’5" with sure hands and a great first step, he will be in the mix to replace Cliff Murphy, but was listed behind Dominic Merka and Buck Jones heading in to fall camp. If he improves his blocking, he has the tools to be another big target for TCU going forward.

85 - Corey McBride: This four-star recruit from Dutchtown, La. (playing there with TCU #3 Torrance Mosley) was ranked as the 49th best receiver nationally and #6 in Louisiana. He garnered second-team All-District 5-5A honors as a junior, hauling in 15 passes for 160 yards, including two touchdowns. Another touchdown that season was a part of the 118 yards he churned out on 8 carries running. 6’1" 187-lb. Corey redshirted the 2014 season as a freshman. Warrior Horned Frog, who was also a wide receiver in junior high with the same number, looks forward to seeing Corey in action for the Frogs!

84 - Dominic Merka: Senior Dominic Merka’s most important play was one of the first he made, when he went rumblin’, bumblin’ stumblin’ 15 yards for a touchdown against West Virginia after a special teams gaffe by the Mountaineers. Down ten points at the time, the play would ignite the Frogs and spark a comeback win in OT on the road. After an injury cut his 2013 season short, Merka was back in 2014, appearing in 12 games. A former dual-threat QB, the 6’4", 250 tight end actually ran for almost 1,000 as a senior, in addition to his 2,000 yards passing and 24 total touchdowns. With his degree already in hand, Merka appears to have the starting job locked up at the moment, and with his variable skill set, could be a part of some trick plays or different looks for the offense this fall.

83 - Keaton Duhon: The Carroll High graduate redshirted his first season on campus, but will be looking to contribute in year two. A 6’ tall wide receiver who initially caught the Frog’s attention at one of their satellite camps in Plano, the speedy Duhon will be looking to break through on the depth chart in a crowded battle. The son of Southlake Carroll’s principal and older brother to junior receiver Kameron, Duhon will likely have his first shot to get on the field as a member of the special teams unit in 2015.

82 - Charlie Reid: A tight end in high school, one of Foster Sawyer’s favorite targets at All Saints has made the transition to wide receiver for the Frogs. Recruited by a host of major conference schools, Reid chose TCU over offers from half of the Pac 12 and several SEC schools. After redshirting in 2013, Charlie appeared in six games, catching two passes - including a 25 yard score. The #4 rated tight end in Texas as a prep competitor, Reid has great hands and 4.5 ish speed, and could play in more of an H back role or even out of the backfield. After catching 41 passes for over 600 yards in his final season as a Saint, the transition to wide out shouldn’t be too much for the talented sophomore.

81 - Ja'Juan Story: The 6’4 senior wide receiver and former Florida transfer appeared in all 13 games last year. His one touchdown catch was a 14 yard toss against Iowa State last year. Story did start one game last year, against Kansas, but look for Story to get more reps this season. He was seventh in total receptions on the team and had at least one reception in 12 games after having an excellent fall camp. Patterson has praised him considerably throughout August, and with injuries hampering that particular position group, a big senior year from him could be a difference maker. He is also one of our tallest, if not the tallest, receivers on the team, so it’ll be exciting to see him go up for some passes this season.

80 - Buck Jones: Jones did not Buck family tradition coming to TCU. His dad Gregg also played football for the Frogs 1985-87. Buck Jones was named the South Carolina Player of the Year his senior year with 101 tackles, 10 of them for a loss, 19 quarterback pressures, and six sacks. Jones redshirted 2012, appeared in all 12 games for the Frogs in 2013 and earned First-team Academic All-Big 12 honors. In 2014 he again played in all 13 games and repeated the academic honors. The 6’4" 255lb. junior tight end brings a wealth of experience, talent, smarts, and football DNA to the Horned Frogs that will figure heavily in the 2015 season.

79 - Luke Benuska: Hailing from San Marino High School in California where he varsity lettered two years each in football, basketball, and volleyball, Benuska stands 6’6" and 295 lbs. as an outside tackle for the Frogs. Luke did not see play time in 2012, in 2013 saw action on special teams against West Virginia, Iowa State, Kansas State, and Baylor, and hit the field in six games in 2014 including the final three. We hope Luke has a great year in 2015. We also think it would be kind of interesting to see a guy that size playing volleyball.

78 - Ty Barrett: Hailing from that eastern side of the metroplex, Barrett played for Skyline High School in Dallas where he was a four-star prospect ranked #22 nationally and #3 in Texas at offensive guard. As a senior, he cooked up 27 pancake blocks and never let the opposition put them in a sack. 6’5" 316 lb. Ty redshirted 2014, and the schools he disappointed include Big 12 rivals Oklahoma, Baylor, and Texas Tech. Can’t wait to see this guy in action as a Horned Frog!

77 - Jamelle Naff: 6’4" 325 lb. senior Jamelle Naff is a seasoned outside guard for the Horned Frogs. From Del City High School in Oklahoma, Jamelle redshirted 2011, played in six games in 2012 (5 in the final 6), saw action in all 12 games in 2013 including starting against Oklahoma and Kansas, and started all 13 games in 2014. Naff was a key player in the TCU offense that finished #2 in the nation for scoring last year with 46.5 points average per game, and tied for fifth in total offense (533 yards per game). TCU was blessed to nab this guard ranked #21 nationally and #1 in Oklahoma (first-team all-state).

76 - Sam Awolope: This incoming freshman from Fort Bend Marshall High School in Missouri City, Texas, stands 6’6" and 265 lbs. at offensive tackle (full disclosure Big 12 - that’s gonna hurt!). He was a 3-star recruit ranked as the #12 offensive tackle in Texas and #71 nationally. His senior year he was first-team All-District 23-5A. We’re looking forward to watching Awolope whalopping our Big 12 foes!

75 - Ryan Griswold: You may remember Ryan and his sister from the vacation movies with their parents. Oh, wait. Sorry. Wrong guy. RYAN Griswold stayed at home for football practice and earned his way to the #10 offensive tackle in Texas and #97 nationally while playing at Pearland High School in the Texas town of the same name. At 6’5" and 270 lbs. he was a 3-star recruit and first-team All-District 22-5A as a senior when Griswold’s Pearland team won the 5A state championship. Ryan chose TCU over Boise State...well, duh.

74 - Halapoilivaati Vaitai: This senior offensive tackle’s name is the winning spelling bee word. At 6-foot-6, 315 pounds, Halapoulivaati Vaitai is a big guy with a big name who makes a big impact for TCU’s offense. He was a staple on TCU’s offensive line, starting every game last season. In July, he was put on the watch list for 2015 Polynesian College Football Player of the Year, along with defensive end Mike Tuaua. We’re counting on "Big V" to do another stellar job protecting Boykin this year.

73 - Jozie Milton: A three-star prospect who held 45 FBS offers (woah!), Milton was a long time Gamecocks commit before flipping to the Frogs late in 2014. A defensive tackle in high school, the 6’2", 310 Milton is currently listed as a center by TCU - a position he also played at Silliman Institute in Clinton, LA -, and should compete with Austin Schlottman to be the heir apparent to Joey Hunt after the season. With 27 TFL, six sacks, and five forced fumbles as a senior, he was a disruptive force on the defensive side of the ball. It will be interesting to see where he winds up playing, as the depth chart shakes out over the next few years. Once he made the flip, Milton became one of the biggest peer recruiters on the trail; working to develop relationships with other 2015 verbals and targets through signing day. Why did he ultimately choose TCU over South Carolina and the Ol’ Ball Coach? "I didn't commit just based off success," Milton said. "I committed because I love the place. But the fact that they were successful last year definitely makes it better for me."

72 - Bobby Thompson: Doesn’t it feel like Bobby Thompson has been in Fort Worth forever? After a redshirt year and a 2012 season cut short by injury before the Frogs made it through the first game, Thompson finally had a chance to make an impact on the offensive line last year, appearing in 12 of 13 games in 2014. A top ten tackle in the state coming out of high school, Thompson chose TCU over just about every major program in Texas, a considerable feat after playing at the TAPPS level as a prep. At 6’6" and over 300 pounds, Bobby has found a role as a versatile and consistent backup on the line. Listed at left guard behind Jamelle Naff coming out of spring, Thompson fills a valuable role on offense, with the experience and leadership he brings as a fifth year senior and a very unselfish player.

71 - Matt Boggs: The one thing that you need to know about the walk-on long snapper, is that his work ethic is unrivaled. The dude puts in work on and off the field. Although he didn’t see any playing time last season, he’ll be looking to make his mark in the Carter in the seasons to come. Boggs is a solid student for the Neeley School of Business, and he still finds time to compete for the starting job. This guy from Benton, Louisiana may not have the flashiest job, but it’s an important one nonetheless.

70 - Cordel Iwuagwu: The Houston native signed with the Frogs in 2015, choosing TCU over Arizona State, Illinois, Louisville, and others. A 6’3", 290 pound offensive guard, the three star prospect may be a redshirt candidate based solely on the depth and experience existing on the o-line heading in to this season. Having already added 25 pounds since the end of his senior season, Iwuagwu seems poised to become a centerpiece in the trenches for years to come. A part of a stacked group in the 2015 class, the Frogs are in good hands on the offensive line after the majority of this year’s starters graduate next spring.

69 - Aviante Collins: The son of a TCU Letterman’s Hall of Fame sprinter, Collins enters his senior year as one of the key cogs on what could be the best TCU o-line in the modern era. One of four senior starts, the 6’6", 295 pound tackle started all 13 games as a true freshman in 2012, and nine in 2013 - the first three at left tackle and the final six at right tackle. With Tayo Fabuluje’s return last season, Collins moved to a reserve role, but still took snaps in eight games, including a start against SMU. With a wealth of experience and an excellent frame, Collins should be an anchor on the end of a line that hopes to keep Trevone Boykin’s jersey clean. Also of note, Collins brother Lavon is continuing his family’s track tradition in Fort Worth - competing as a sprinter and hurdler for the Flying Frogs alongside several of his brother’s football teammates. Now that’s some straight up #FrogFam!

68 - Joseph Noteboom: Note to TCU opponents - Joseph is gonna put the BOOM on you! This 6’5" 320 lb. outside tackle from Plano High School in Texas was ranked the #12 offensive tackle in that great state and #99 nationally. He earned first-team District 10-5A and AP Class 5A honorable mention all-state team as a senior. He also passed up a couple of Big 12 teams - Texas Tech and Iowa State. Redshirting in 2103, Noteboom played in all 13 games in 2014 and earned first-team Academic All-Big 12 honors.

67 - Cole Graham: A true freshman long snapper, Cole received a preferred walk-on offer from TCU for this season. After helping lead Cypress Ranch High to the 6A title game, where they fell to Dallas power Allen High, Graham was one of six players from the Houston school to go on to play college football. With sophomore Matt Boggs in line to do the snapping this season, Cole will likely redshirt - unless he beats out Boggs in fall camp.

66 - Pakamiaiaea Davis: With the best name on the roster and the farthest commute home, Davis - a Hawaii native - hopes to make his mark on the defensive line. The 6’2", 240 redshirt freshman is a little undersized for Power 5 football, but made enough of an impression of the coaching staff to draw an offer. Pakamiaiaea’s sister is a collegiate water polo player, so the competition to be the best athlete in the family has certainly given him a toughness edge.

65 - Brady Foltz: Football runs in Brady Foltz’s blood--literally. His father, Roger, played at Wake Forest, while his older brother, Blaize, played offensive guard at TCU. His mother was also an athlete, having played basketball at Fort Hays State. So yeah, Foltz knows something about sports. He has since taken up the mantle playing the same position as his brother and became the starter during the 2014 season. Now a senior, the 6-foot-4, 320-pound rock has the chance to write a grand finale for his football career. After that, who could possibly be next from the Foltz football dynasty?

64 - Matt Pryor: The Long Beach, CA native cuts an imposing figure at 6’7" and 350 pounds, and his impressive size reminds Frog fans of former Frog Tayo Fabuluje, who seems poised to make his mark at the pro ranks. After redshirting in 2013, Pryor saw action in eight games last season, and appears poised to be the backup to Joseph Noteboom at right tackle in 2015. A late qualifier out of high school, Matt was an un-rated recruit upon committing to the Frogs. But once he was cleared, several major West Coast programs tried to make a move on him. It remains to be seen what kind of impact he can have in the immediate future, but with his size, there is reason to be excited about the type of player he can become at either tackle or guard.

63 - Garrett Altman: While we will talk about other guys on the roster more in the spring when it comes to the center battle, Garrett Altman is an intriguing prospect in his own right. At 6’4" and 272 pounds, the redshirt freshman has experience as a shotgun snapping center, as his Brenham High School team primarily operated as such. While he didn’t see the field much last season, he made his collegiate debut against Iowa State, and has been battling this fall to be the backup in the middle of the line in fall camp. With stiff competition at the position - sophomore Austin Schlottman and true freshman Jozie Milton were both highly touted recruits - this will be one to watch throughout the season.

62 - David Bolisomi: Our run on big guys continues with one of the best stories in the class of 2015, offensive tackle David Bolisomi. Born and raised in Africa, Bolisomi moved to the United States in sixth grade, when his family made Abilene his home. As a junior, he moved to Denton to continue his football career, starring for Denton Ryan High as a senior after sitting his junior year due to transfer rules. Ryan rushed for almost 250 yards a game that season with the 6’6", 290 pounder anchoring the line, leading David to receive a three star rating and offers from Arizona State, Houston, Texas Tech, and others. In choosing the Frogs, Bolisomi becomes part of an exciting group of young hog-mollies, as the depth chart is littered with big, highly regarded, potential future stars. An eminently likeable young man, Bolisomi’s twitter feed is a good follow (@7BIGPAPI7) - he was a great recruiter for the Frogs once he committed, and continues to make his love for TCU known to anyone that will listen. With so many veteran guys graduating this spring from the offensive line, it’s good to know we are in great hands in the future.

61 - Michael MacCrory: A junior out of Stratford High in Houston, the 6’1", 275 pound guard broke through for his first game action last season, getting snaps in games against Texas Tech, Iowa State, and Ole Miss. Though not currently listed on the depth chart, MacCrory has a role as a valuable rotational player with the ability to spell either guard position and provide experienced depth along the line.

60 - Thomas Walsh: It’s always nice when a hometown kid decides to stick around and play for the Frogs. Then again, why would anyone want to leave Tarrant County anyway? Walsh grew up in Grapevine Texas and played offensive tackle at Colleyville Heritage High School. He already has good size at 6’3", 295 pounds and his high school film shows that he has a great motor, routinely keeping his feet moving until the whistle and often driving defenders into the ground in the process. TCU’s depth chart at offensive line is currently made up of about half seniors, so while Walsh is not currently listed on the three-deep, there will be a need for younger players to step up in this position group in the next couple of years. After redshirting the 2014 season, Walsh will have four remaining years of eligibility and will most likely look to compete for playing time beginning in 2016.

58 - Patrick Morris: Currently listed as the backup to Brady Foltz at right guard, Patrick Morris (6’3", 300 lbs) signed with TCU out of Denton Guyer High School as part of the 2013 class.  He played in five games as a true freshman in 2013, including a start against SMU in a season where the Frogs were scrambling to put together a solid group up front.  In 2014, when the offensive line gained a little bit more stability, the coaches chose to redshirt Morris.  He enters this season as a sophomore with three remaining years of eligibility.  In high school, Morris was named all-state and all-district multiple times.  He is an aggressive and physical force on the offensive line who should be in position to take over a starting spot in 2016.

57 - Davion Pierson: A stalwart on the defensive line since 2012, this senior has recorded 31 starts in his TCU career and is one of the team’s established leaders returning on defense. Originally from Oklahoma City, he was not recruited by Oklahoma State or Oklahoma coming out of high school. In his time at TCU though, he has become one of the best defensive tackles in the conference.  At 6’2", 305 lbs, he is a physical presence in the "A" and "B" gaps, recording 30 total tackles and three and ½ sacks last year.  Not only did he start every game in 2014, but he was also a team captain for every game.  An All-Big XII honorable mention selection, he was also named to the 2015 watch list for the Outland Trophy, awarded to the nation’s best interior lineman. Pierson is a guy who loves to be physical and preaches the importance of mental toughness and giving max effort on every play.  As part of a defensive unit that returns only five starters from last year, Pierson’s experience and leadership will be key to getting the new players up to speed.

55 - Joey Hunt: A preseason All-Big XII selection in 2015, Joey Hunt anchors what is expected to be an excellent offensive line for the Horned Frogs.  With 26 starts to his name, he is the most experienced player on a very senior-heavy unit.  Along with Davion Pierson  (mentioned above) and Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Hunt was also named to the 2015 watch list for the Outland Trophy.  If there is one thing that you want to have in your center, besides national recognition of his athletic talents, it’s intelligence.  You might say that Hunt is a smart guy.  He was named second-team All Academic Big XII in 2013 and 2014.  On top of that, he originally chose to come to TCU over an offer from Stanford.

54 - Joseph Broadnax: Joining TCU as a freshman in the 2015 recruiting class, Broadnax comes to us from Dallas, TX after choosing the Frogs over UTSA and North Texas. He didn’t get a lot of attention coming out of high school, but this is probably because he committed to TCU back in February of 2014 and never really waivered even though he received interest from Baylor, Oklahoma State and Arkansas last summer. Broadnax has a pretty amazing story. He overcame some tough personal losses in high school and TCU is lucky to have such a mature, hardworking recruit coming into the fold. On top of that, he is 6’0", 305 and is an absolute terror with a good first step, quick hands, and a knack for getting into the backfield and causing problems. Look for him to make a big impact in years to come.

53 - George Cullen: After redshirting during his first season on campus in 2014, Cullen comes into this year with sophomore status. Originally from Atlanta Georgia, he played his high school ball for The Chadwick School, located in Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA: basically, in Los Angeles. While he is not listed on the current three-deep depth chart, he has the experience to help TCU at multiple positions after playing linebacker, defensive line and offensive line in high school.  At 6’0", 210 lbs, I would be that Patterson will look to find a place for him on the defensive side of the ball.