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Former TCU standouts Trevone Boykin, Aaron Green both star in preseason heroics | SportsDay Dallas News

Both stars somehow managed to score game-winning touchdowns in their respective preseason games. Boykin was thrown back into the game late after being replaced by Jake Heaps in order to see how he might handle a similar backup role.

Boykin, who backs up Russell Wilson in Seattle, was on the field for all of the Seahawks' 17 points in their win over the Chiefs on Saturday. Boykin led a four-play, 88-yard drive in the final minute, including a last-second Hail Mary to win the game.

2016 Season Preview: No. 15 TCU | ESPN

ESPN slots TCU in at #15 in their preseason poll. Enjoy their video doo-dad.

Success of TCU’s Ranthony Texada can serve as example for Horned Frogs’ young corners | Fort Worth Star Telegram

With Julius Lewis out for the year with a workout injury, corner becomes the most inexperienced position on defense.

“You can tell he’s more mature,” Patterson said. “He’s stronger. He understands what’s going on. Sometimes when you have to sit out, you learn those kind of things. It helps you in some ways.”

Picking the best college football team in each state entering 2016 | CBS Sports

This surely won’t stir anyone up in College Station.

Last year was Baylor. The turbulent times in Waco had us looking elsewhere and this came down to Texas A&M and TCU. Both teams are breaking in a transfer quarterback and both teams have the potential to light up the scoreboard.

Baseball

Argyle sophomore Carter commits to play baseball at TCU | Denton Record-Chronicle

As a Freshman, two-way star Dillon Carter batted .364 and had a .622 on-base percentage in 39 plate appearances after missing much of the season with a calf injury.

The Horned Frogs were Carter’s second offer after he picked up his first from the Texas Longhorns back in January. That same day, the Longhorns offered Carter’s Argyle teammate Brenden Dixon, who committed to Texas earlier this summer.