Weatherford Democrat

Big 12 Sports

October 15, 2012

No. 23 TCU 49, Baylor 21


Team Notes

* TCU improved to 5-1 overall and 2-1 in the Big 12. 


*The Horned Frogs posted their 14th straight conference road win dating back to a 2008 setback at Utah.


*TCU improved to 20-2 in its last 22 road games.


*The Horned Frogs regained the all-time series lead over Baylor by a 51-50-7 margin.


*TCU recorded three scoring drives of at least 10 plays after entering the game with only two on the season. The Horned Frogs also recorded their two longest scoring drives of the season with 15- and 16-play series.


*The Horned Frogs improved to 22-6 in regular-season games following a loss under head coach Gary Patterson.


*TCU forced six Baylor turnovers with four interceptions and two fumble recoveries. The Horned Frogs also forced six SMU turnovers during a Sept. 29 victory in Dallas, giving TCU 12 takeaways in its last two road games.


*TCU increased its season interception total to 14 with its four picks. The squad’s 10 interceptions for the season was tied for second nationally entering the game. TCU had just 10 interceptions last season.


*TCU totaled 509 yards of offense, its second-best figure this season behind only the 531 yards versus Grambling State.


*TCU dominated in time of possession, holding the ball for 41:52 compared to just 18:08 for Baylor. The Horned Frogs ran 87 plays to just 55 for the Bears.


*TCU went 14-of-19 on third-down conversions.


*TCU’s four quarterback sacks matched a season high set previously at SMU.


*TCU debuted a new purple chrome helmet.


Individual Notes 

*Trevone Boykin finished the game with 317 yards of total offense, 261 passing and 56 rushing. He accounted for five total touchdowns, four passing and one rushing.


*Boykin was 22-of-30 through the air. His four touchdown passes were the most by a Horned Frog quarterback since Casey Pachall threw for five in last year’s 36-35 win at Boise State. Andy Dalton was the last Horned Frog freshman signal caller with four scoring passes in a game (Sept. 13, 2007 at Stanford).

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