Sophomore's 44.5-yard average last season ranked second in TCU history
Fields named the National Defensive Freshman of the Year
Fields named the Associated Press Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
Oklahoma State 36, TCU 14
True freshman is on pace for a TCU single-season record in average
2012: Punted in 12 of 13 games ... named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention by the league's coaches and the Associated Press ... a Freshman All-American from multiple outlets ... averaged 44.5 yards per punt with a long of 64 ... 20 of his 63 punts went more than 50 yards ... 19 of those were inside the 20-yard line ... third in the Big 12 in punting average and 14th in the NCAA at 44.5 yards per punt .. that number is the second-best figure all-time at TCU, behind only Chris Becker's school record 46.1 mark in 1986 ... his first career punt went for 45 yards at Kansas ... averaged 49.8 yards on four punts against Virginia, including a long of 57 ... booted his season-long punt of 64 yards in the rain at SMU, added a 61-yarder and landed four of his seven punts inside the 20 ... boasted an average of 52.0 yards on four punts against Iowa State and punted a 63-yarder, his second-straight game with a punt of at least 60 yards ... had two 52-yard punts against Baylor ... punted three times against Texas Tech, averaging 45.0 yards per punt with a long of 50 ... had a 57-yarder at Oklahoma State among his eight punts and averaged 47.8 yards on those punts ... averaged 41.7 yards per punt on nine punts at West Virginia, which was his busiest day of the season ... had a long of 47 against Kansas State ... posted a long punt of 52 yards in the Thanksgiving night win at Texas ... booted a 64-yarder and 61-yarder against Oklahoma and landed two of his eight punts inside the 20 ... five of those eight went at least 50 yards ... had a 53-yard boot in the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl and also placed three of his seven kicks inside the 20.
High School: A Rivals.com three-star recruit ... ranked as the No. 6 punter/kicker in the nation and No. 1 in Texas ... played for the West team, with TCU teammate Tyler Matthews, at the U.S. Army All-American Bowl in San Antonio ... had three punts for a net average of 44.3 yards in the game.
Personal: Parents are Daryl and Carrie Perry ... major is geology.