Horned Frogs return 15 starters, including nine from last year's Big 12-leading defense
Fields named the Associated Press Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
No. 11 Oklahoma 24, TCU 17
No. 2 Kansas State 23, TCU 10
Iowa State 37, #13 TCU 23
2012: Played in all 13 games, including starting the last nine ... earned a spot on the All-Big 12 Second Team ... had 36 tackles, including 23 solo stops ... of those tackles, 6.0 have been for loss and 3.5 are sacks ... made two tackles in the season opener against Grambling State ... both of his tackles at Kansas were solo stops ... posted three tackles, including 1.5 sacks in the win at SMU ... had five tackles and 0.5 sack against Iowa State ... made three solo stops at Baylor ... totaled four tackles against Texas Tech ... had three tackles against Kansas State, including a sack for a 12-yard loss ... tied a career-high with five tackles and set a career best with four solo stops in the regular season finale ... included in that total are two tackles behind the line of scrimmage ... had a half-sack for 11 yards as part of his four stops against Michigan State.
2011: Appeared in 12 games ... became the first TCU true freshman to start a game since 2007 when he received the nod against Portland State ... registered 18 tackles on the year, including 2 1/2 for loss ... one of three true freshmen to see action on the TCU defense this season, joining Deryck Gildon and Jon Lewis ... posted a season-high three stops against Air Force, Portland State and New Mexico ... recorded a half sack versus New Mexico and UNLV ... had a tackle in eight of his 12 games played.
High School: A Rivals.com four-star recruit ... ranked as the No. 27 defensive tackle in the nation and No. 3 in the state of Louisiana ... the No. 15 overall player in Louisiana ... a 5A first-team All-State selection ... named Louisiana's Outstanding Defensive Player of the Year ... was also the 5A District 1 Defensive Most Valuable Player ... totaled 82 tackles, including 18 for loss with five sacks as a senior ... added three forced fumbles, one recovery and two pass breakups ... recorded a game-high nine solo stops, including a 12-yard sack, in the 5A championship game ... chose TCU over Baylor, Illinois, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri and Oklahoma State.
Personal: Parents are Charles Hunter and the late Tenia Willis ... plans to major in movement science.