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NFL Media analyst Bucky Brooks TCU redshirt junior Trevone Boykin's "freakish athleticism and sensational arm talent has helped the Horned Frogs become the top scoring offense in the nation."

"Boykin's freakish athleticism and sensational arm talent has helped the Horned Frogs become the top scoring offense in the nation. TCU is averaging 55 points per game in Big 12 play, with Boykin's ability to connect with Josh Doctson, Kolby Listenbee and Deante Gray on an assortment of short, intermediate and deep throws setting the tone for the unit," Brooks writes. The TCU prospect has already thrown for 2,306 yards and 21 touchdowns with just three interceptions, while running for 374 yards. Brooks notes that Boykin "is one of the most explosive athletes in college football, as evidenced by his ability to play quarterback, running back and wide receiver during his collegiate career."
Source: NFL.com
Oct 31 - 3:47 PM

According to NFL.com's Charles Davis, TCU redshirt junior Trevone Boykin is a legitimate prospect given the way that NFL teams are using dual-threat quarterbacks.

"He looks like he has more than enough arm strength, and I think he's a legit prospect with the way dual-threat QBs are hitting the league," wrote Davis of Boykin. This season, the TCU star has exploded, leading to some big upsets and gaudy stats. He's thrown for 2,306 yards and 21 touchdowns against just three interceptions, while running for 374 yards. On top of that, writes Davis, "[Boykin] still has another year of eligibility remaining and should continue to grow in the position, as he's still very young in terms of his career as a QB. He's dynamic and impresses me more and more each time I see him."
Source: NFL.com
Oct 30 - 5:24 PM

TCU redshirt junior WR Josh Doctson practiced on Wednesday for the first time since spraining his ankle against Texas Tech in Week 9.

TCU head coach Gary Patterson said that Doctson had practiced "a little bit" on Wednesday, but did not say concretely who would be starting at wideout for him against West Virginia on Saturday. "It’ll be [Emmanuel Porter] or Josh, one of the two." Porter is a true freshman. This season, Doctson has led the high-powered TCU offense with 573 yards and seven touchdowns.
Oct 30 - 4:23 PM

TCU HC Gary Patterson pointed to redshirt junior Trevone Boykin letting the offense run itself as the QB's biggest improvement.

We'd argue no quarterback outside of Everett Golson has improved more this season. Boykin actually looks like a legitimate NFL prospect, making quick decisions when necessary, improvising on other plays when pressured, and using a ridiculous vertical arm to test defenses at every section of the field. TCU faces one of their top tests of the season in WVU this Saturday.
Oct 29 - 9:54 AM

TCU senior QB Matt Joeckel will miss the remainder of the season due to injury.

Joeckel transferred from Texas A&M during the offseason and appeared in five games this year in relief of Trevone Boykin. It seems like this will end Luke's younger brother's collegiate career, but TCU continues to be on a roll.
Oct 29 - 9:28 AM

TCU redshirt junior QB Trevone Boykin's "profile is certainly growing within the scouting community," reports NFL.com's Bucky Brooks.

"TCU has become one of the most explosive offenses in college football with the ultra-athletic Boykin at quarterback," Brooks wrote."The 6-2, 205-pound junior has compiled a 21:3 touchdown-to-interception ratio in seven games and tormented defenses with his dynamic skills as a dual-threat playmaker." Boykin has passed for 2,306 yards and posted a 20/3 TD/INT rate while rushing for at least 25 yards in every game. Brooks ranks him as the No. 5 Heisman candidate right now, adding that Boykin "could walk away as the surprise winner at the end of the season."
Source: NFL.com
Oct 28 - 7:34 PM

ESPN's Kevin Weidl notes that he was impressed with TCU redshirt junior QB Trevone Boykin's pocket presence, and his willingness "to sit in and beat blitz" with his arm.

"Watching TCU offense tonight. Been impressed with Boykin's pocket presence. Willing to sit in and beat blitz with arm," Weidl tweeted. The 6-foot-2, 205-pound Boykin completed 22-of-39 attempts for 433 yards, seven touchdowns and no interception versus the Red Raiders on Saturday.
Oct 28 - 3:03 PM

TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline reports that NFL scouts have been "raving" about TCU junior S Chris Hackett "all year."

"He’s a complete safety that plays smart, disciplined football," Pauline wrote. "Hackett is terrific in coverage leading TCU in interceptions (3) and PBUs (4) while also listing third on the team in tackles (51). He lacks great size but as we’ve recently witnessed teams are willing to sacrifice measurables for a versatile safety effective making plays on the ball or defending the run, skills where the junior Hackett excels." CBS Sports' Dane Brugler wrote over the summer that Hackett's "NFL arrow is pointing up," and that was before Hackett took the field and showed off the progress he's made to his game. The 6-foot-2, 196-pounder runs a 4.62 40-yard dash.
Oct 28 - 12:40 AM

TCU redshirt junior QB Trevone Boykin "has taken his game to the next level," writes ESPN's Todd McShay.

"The results on offense have been clear, with 185 points in the past three games, including 82 in the Horned Frogs' win over Texas Tech on Saturday," the analyst wrote. Boykin completed 22-of-39 attempts for 433 yards, seven touchdowns and no interception versus the Red Raiders. An NFC personnel director told NFL.com last week that Boykin, a former WR, has the style of play that the "league is looking at right now." The Heisman hopeful has passed for 2,306 yards and posted a 20/3 TD/INT rate while rushing for at least 25 yards in every game.
Oct 27 - 9:15 PM

TCU redshirt junior WR Josh Doctson will "likely" miss Saturday's game against WVU after suffering a right foot injury versus Texas Tech.

Doctson left on crutches after injuring his foot in the third quarter. The Wyoming transfer is the school's leading receiver with 573 yards and seven touchdowns on 35 receptions.
Oct 27 - 11:00 AM

TCU senior S Sam Carter had an interception in Saturday's 82-27 thrashing of Texas Tech.

Carter entered the 2014 campaign with nine career interceptions, and he's added two more to that total this season. Over the summer, CBS Sports' Dane Brugler called Carter a "work-in-progress" who must work on his tackling technique. According to the analyst, the former QB "uses his eyes well to read, react and attack, covering the deep half of the field and lining up near the line of scrimmage."
Oct 25 - 8:09 PM

TCU redshirt junior QB Trevone Boykin completed 22-of-39 attempts for 433 yards, seven touchdowns and no interception in Saturday's 82-27 demolition of Texas Tech.

With 10 minutes remaining in the first quarter, the Red Raiders led 10-7. From that point forward, the Horned Frogs put an embarrassing beating on their in-state rival. Boykin, formerly a darkhorse Heisman candidate, is now looking like a good bet to get an invite to New York for the ceremony after this season. He's passed for 2,306 yards and posted a 20/3 TD/INT rate while rushing for at least 25 yards in every game. An NFC personnel director told NFL.com earlier this week that Boykin, a former WR, has the style of play that the "league is looking at right now."
Oct 25 - 7:55 PM

TCU redshirt junior QB Trevone Boykin has the style of play that the "league is looking at right now," said an NFC personnel director.

The 6-foot-2, 205-pound junior already has 1,873 yards and a 14/3 TD/INT ratio this season, and ranks fourth nationally in total offense with 369.8 yards per game. "With the way the NFL game is morphing with the college game, his style of play plays right into what the league is looking at right now," the director said. Boykin, a former wide receiver, is a legitimate Heisman candidate. "He is no longer just an athlete playing quarterback," noted NFL.com draft analysts Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Charles Davis. "With each game, he's becoming much more of a QB with tremendous athletic ability. He's coming off his first career 400-yard passing game. He will need another year of development, and as a redshirt junior, he has the luxury of doing it in college."
Source: NFL.com
Oct 23 - 9:43 PM

An AFC scout indicated TCU senior LB Paul Dawson's stock will be helped due to the NFL's continued evolution towards spread offenses.

"The more spread out the game is becoming, the more you need linebackers like him who can cover," said the scout. This is the second positive report about Dawson's stock that we've read this week. TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline wrote on Monday that Dawson "may be playing himself into the late rounds." The 6-foot, 230-pound Dawson, who Pauline compared to Christian Kirksey, has 68 tackles to go along with two interceptions and three pass defenses this year. "Dawson's production continues to rise," observed Daniel Jeremiah, Bucky Brooks and Charles Davis. "He's recorded double-digit tackles in each of the past three games. He's always been known as more of a run-and-chase linebacker, and he's doing an even better job of playing in space now. He's become a very intriguing prospect."
Source: NFL.com
Oct 23 - 8:50 PM

TCU senior LB Paul Dawson "may be playing himself into the late rounds," wrote TFY Draft Insider's Tony Pauline.

Pauline gave Dawson a free agent grade entering the season. "Undersized at 6-feet, 230 pounds, Dawson flies around the football making plays in pursuit as well as coverage," the analyst wrote. "He posted 13 tackles during the victory over Oklahoma State, giving him a team leading 68, to go along with 2 interceptions and 3 pass defenses. Dawson is a three down defender who has a style similar to Christian Kirksey, the third round pick of the Cleveland Browns. He could back-up for a variety of NFL systems and make his mark on special teams." Dawson led TCU with 91 tackles last season.
Oct 20 - 7:14 PM


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