KaVontae Turpin’s 49-yard punt return for a touchdown, weaving and cutting his way to the end zone, was the first of his career and the first special-teams return for a score for TCU this season.
Aaron Curry’s sack stopped a Kansas drive that had reached TCU territory in a 10-10 game. Kansas went three-and-out on its next six possessions.
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Josh Doctson’s 12-yard catch signaled that he is healthy enough, despite a wrist injury that knocked him out of last week’s game. He worked his way over the middle to come open on a quarterback scramble.
Shaun Nixon’s 42-yard catch and run for a touchdown, on a throw from Foster Sawyer, gave the Horned Frogs a 20-10 lead. He finished as the leading receiver.
RB Shaun Nixon: Led the Horned Frogs in receiving for a second consecutive game. He got away from the defense for a 42-yard touchdown in the third quarter that provided breathing room with a 20-10 lead.
RB Aaron Green: Rushed for a career-high 177 yards on 30 carries. He had a 48-yard run. Provided stability for an offense missing three starters on the offensive line and its quarterback.
LB Ty Summers: Led the Horned Frogs in tackles, and his interception in the fourth quarter helped stop Kansas’ fourth-quarter push for the lead. He also shared in a tackle for loss.
9 Tackles for loss by the TCU defense, most in a Big 12 game for the Horned Frogs this year. They had 11 against Stephen F. Austin
13.5 Sacks by Terrell Lathan, most among active TCU players, after his fourth-quarter sack on fourth down.
TCU 23, Minnesota 17
TCU 70, S.F. Austin 7
TCU 56, SMU 37
TCU 55, Texas Tech 52
TCU 50, Texas 7
TCU 52, Kansas State 45
TCU 45, Iowa State 21
TCU 40, West Virginia 10
Oklahoma State 49, TCU 29
TCU 23, Kansas 17