TCU upsets No. 16 Texas for first win in Austin since '67

Posted Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012  comments  Print Reprints
A

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

The Horned Frogs (7-4, 4-4 in Big 12) scored on their first possession of the game and maintained control for their first victory over the Longhorns since 1992 and first win in Austin since 1967.

Matthew Tucker got the scoring started for TCU with a pair of short rushing touchdowns and Arlington Martin grad Jaden Oberkrom sealed the victory with two field goals, including one for 41 yards early in the fourth quarter.

The Longhorns (8-3, 5-3) did not make it into the end zone until the final minutes of the fourth quarter, when Jeremy Hill’s 8-yard rushing touchdown capped an 82-yard drive. Nick Jordan, a freshman out of Coppell, scored Texas’ only other points on a pair of 25-yard field goals.

The TCU defense kept Texas in check with three interceptions, two off of David Ash, who started for the Longhorns, and one off of Case McCoy on Texas’ final possession to close out the win. Stansly Maponga also forced and recovered an Ash fumble on a second-quarter sack.

Quarterback Trevone Boykin led the Frogs’ rushing attack with 85 yards, adding 83 yards on 7-of-9 passing with one interception. Freshman B.J. Catalon contributed 58 yards, and Tucker finished with 57 yards and both TCU touchdowns.

Follow our coverage live on the College Confidential blog and join the conversation through Twitter, Facebook and in the comments.

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse, images, internet links or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?





Wednesday, April 16Full Scoreboard
Tampa Bay0Final | Box
Baltimore «3
Pittsburgh0Final | Box
Cincinnati «4
Chicago Cubs0Final | Box
NY Yankees «3
St. Louis1Final | Box
Milwaukee «5
NY Mets «5Final | Box
Arizona2
Chicago Cubs0Final | Box
NY Yankees «2
Atlanta «1Final | Box
Philadelphia0
Cleveland «3Final | Box
Detroit2
Washington «6Final | Box
Miami3
Seattle2Final | Box
Texas «3
Boston4Bottom 11th | Box
Chicago WSox3@theBallpark | TV: NESN, WCIU
Kansas City «6Final(11) | Box
Houston4
Toronto0Postponed | Box
Minnesota0
Oakland4Top 7th | Box
LA Angels1@theBallpark | TV: CSN-CA, FSN-W
Colorado1Bottom 7th | Box
San Diego3@theBallpark | TV: ROOT-RM, FSN-SD
Los Angeles1Top 7th | Box
San Francisco1@theBallpark | TV: SNLA, NBC Bay Area
Full Scoreboard
Wednesday, April 16Full Scoreboard
Chicago86Final(OT) | Box
Charlotte «91
Indiana «101Final | Box
Orlando86
Washington «118Final | Box
Boston102
Brooklyn85Final | Box
Cleveland «114
Dallas105Final(OT) | Box
Memphis «106
Philadelphia «100Final | Box
Miami87
Atlanta «111Final | Box
Milwaukee103
Utah «136Final(2nd OT) | Box
Minnesota130
Houston100Final | Box
New Orleans «105
Toronto92Final | Box
New York «95
Detroit111Final | Box
Oklahoma City «112
LA Lakers «113Final | Box
San Antonio100
Golden State793rd Qtr 3:41 | Box
Denver67TV: ESPN, CSN-BA+, Altitude
LA Clippers663rd Qtr 6:21 | Box
Portland74TV: FSN-PT, KGW
Phoenix714th Qtr | Box
Sacramento74TV: FSN-AZ, CSN-CA
Full Scoreboard
Full Scoreboard
No games this week
Full Scoreboard
Wednesday, April 16Full Scoreboard
Montreal «5Final(OT) | Box
Tampa Bay4
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. Montreal leads series, 1-0.
Columbus3Final | Box
Pittsburgh «4
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game One. Pittsburgh leads series, 1-0.
Dallas23rd Prd 18:31 | Box
Anaheim4TV: NBCSN, TSN
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game One.
Full Scoreboard