TCU wraps up spring practice Friday night, with quarterback Trevone Boykin wearing a cast on his left hand instead of being on the field.
A victory Wednesday could serve as a springboard into next year as TCU seeks more respect after getting left out of the inaugural four-team national playoff.
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TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin and Horned Frogs linebacker Paul Dawson are The Associated Press players of the year in the Big 12.
Texas fought hard to get bowl-eligible in coach Charlie Strong’s first season. After a humiliating 48-10 home loss to No. 6 TCU, the Longhorns now have to fight just to avoid a losing season.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota looks to be the favorite this season, but Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon also has a decent shot to win the award. Everybody else may be playing for third place.
The No. 5 Horned Frogs are a playoff contender in only their third year as part of a power conference, and Boykin is increasingly part of the Heisman Trophy conversation.
Auburn has three Heisman Trophy winners in school history. Quarterback Nick Marshall is a rising candidate in this year’s race, and signature moments in November could end up naming him the fourth.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been the face of a dynamic offense taking the Big 12 by storm, catapulting the Horned Frogs into the thick of the College Football Playoff mix.
Quarterback Trevone Boykin and his crew are playing like they’re sold on what offensive coordinators Doug Meacham and Sonny Cumbie brought in after Patterson decided it was time to try to keep up with the fast-paced Big 12 teams.
Horned Frogs beat Oklahoma State in Big 12 game
Trevone Boykin remembers that good feeling after his first victory as TCU’s starting quarterback, and thinking then about the potential for the Horned Frogs.