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TCU receiver Josh Doctson selected first team All-American

TCU receiver Josh Doctson made The Associated Press first-team All-American team.
TCU receiver Josh Doctson made The Associated Press first-team All-American team. Star-Telegram

TCU wide receiver Josh Doctson was selected a first-team All-American by The Associated Press.

Doctson, a finalist for the Biletnikoff and Earl Campbell Tyler Rose awards, has been selected to four All-America teams. He was also a first-team selection by Walter Camp, USA Today and SI.com.

Doctson leads the nation with 132.7 receiving yards per game. He is the only player in the country to rank in the top six in receiving yards per game, receptions per game (7.9) and TD catches (14).

His 79 receptions, 1,327 yards receiving and 14 TDs are TCU single-season records. The TD catches are tied for fourth nationally, and he is sixth in receptions per game.

Despite missing two games and parts of two others due to injury, Doctson still led all Big 12 receivers with 61 catches and 1,001 yards receiving in conference play. His 11 touchdown catches were one shy of the lead.

Baylor had three players on the first team: receiver Corey Coleman, offensive tackle Spencer Drango and defensive tackle Andrew Billings.

Alabama defensive lineman A’Shawn Robinson, from Fort Worth Arlington Heights, was a first-team selection.

Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield was the second-team quarterback.

Sooner arrested

Oklahoma starting cornerback Jordan Thomas was arrested late Saturday night for failure to appear in court for a traffic violation, according to multiple media reports, including SoonerScoop.com.

Thomas was ticketed by police for speeding in July. Court records showed he was going 94 in a 75 mph zone. He was sent a notice that his license had been suspended Oct. 1 and a warrant was issued Nov. 19 for his failure to appear.

Thomas was suspended twice earlier in the year for undisclosed team violations. He missed the first quarter of the opener against Akron and the entire Sept. 19 game against Tulsa.

After returning to the team, he became a big part of Oklahoma’s defensive surge this season. Thomas was selected an ESPN.com All-Big 12 selection after picking off five passes.

Nkemdiche falls

Police said Ole Miss football player Robert Nkemdiche was hospitalized after falling from a wall at an Atlanta hotel.

Nkemdiche reportedly broke a hotel room window, walked about 15 feet, climbed over a wall and fell roughly 15 feet late Saturday night.

TCU track and field

Senior Brianna McGhee broke an 11-year-old school record in the 60-meter hurdles with a first-place time of 8.26 at the Reveille Invitational in College Station.

Senior Ronnie Baker had the best season-opener of his career in the 60-meter dash on Saturday. His first-place time of 6.61 moved him to the top of the national rankings in that event.

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