Horned Frogs return 15 starters, including nine from last year's Big 12-leading defense
Selected members of the football team participated in Media Day.
Five turnovers by Frogs key in 37-23 loss.
Iowa State 37, #13 TCU 23
Casey Pachall throws for 305 yards and three touchdowns for the Horned Frogs.
No. 16 TCU vs. Kansas - AP Photos - 09/15/12
The following are photos of No. 15 TCU vs. Kansas Saturday afternoon.
TCU vs. Colorado State - Nov. 19, 2011
TCU at No. 5 Boise State - AP Photo Gallery
TCU at Wyoming - Nov. 5, 2011
2012: Appeared on the Doak Walker Award Watch List ... TCU's leading rusher until his season came to a close due to injury in the fourth quarter of a week two contest at Kansas ... had already accumulated 168 yards rushing on a 9.9 per carry mark for the season at the time of the injury ... ran for 99 yards on 12 carries while adding two receptions and a season-long 28-yard kickoff return at Kansas ... had five carries for 69 yards, including a 1-yard scoring run, and a 30-yard reception in the opener against Grambling State.
2011: Honorable-mention All-Mountain West ... TCU's top rusher with 875 yards, pacing the Frogs in six of the 13 games ... averaged 7.2 yards per carry ... had three 100-yard rushing performances in 2011, surpassing the century mark against Portland State (136), Wyoming (181) and Colorado State (108) ... his 181-yard effort at Wyoming was a career-high and came on only 12 carries ... it was the most by a Frog since Ed Wesley rumbled for 209 against Air Force in 2010 ... claimed MW Offensive Player of the Week honors for his play against the Cowboys ... his career-long 74-yard run at Wyoming was TCU's longest carry from scrimmage since 2008 ... in addition to his 136 yards rushing against Portland State, he returned a kickoff 82 yards for a touchdown ... had a 65-yard scoring run against Portland State on the first play of the second half ... appeared in all 13 games this season, making one start at Air Force.
2010: Played in 11 games in his redshirt freshman season ... placed third on TCU in carries (87), rushing yards (513) and average yards per game (46.6) ... tied fullback Luke Shivers for fourth on the team with five rushing touchdowns ... also ranked fourth for TCU in all-purpose yards per game (46.6) and tied for fifth in scoring with 36 points ... finished the regular season with four straight games of at least 55 yards rushing ... rushed for 24 yards on four carries in the 21-19 Rose Bowl win over No. 5 Wisconsin, including the final first down of the game to enable the Horned Frogs to run out the clock ... enjoyed a career performance in the final home game of the season, posting 102 rushing yards on 23 carries and a touchdown versus San Diego State ... teamed with Matthew Tucker (131) to become the first TCU tandem to rush for 100 yards in the same game since Lonta Hobbs (117) and Brandon Hassell (110) against Boise State in the 2003 Fort Worth Bowl ... his previous career-high was 64 yards at Utah the week before ... his 25-yard touchdown run provided the Horned Frogs' final points in the 47-7 win in Salt Lake City ... made his collegiate debut at home against Tennessee Tech, carrying the ball five times for 34 yards and a score ... barreled for 41 yards on eight carries and two touchdowns at SMU ... ran for 61 and 55 yards, respectively, at UNLV and Colorado State ... caught five passes for 91 yards on the season ... hauled in two receptions, including a career-long 38-yard touchdown grab, at New Mexico ... also rushed for 55 yards against the Lobos to total 101 all-purpose yards ... had a 34-yard reception versus Wyoming.
2009: Redshirted in his first season on campus.
High School: A four-star recruit by Rivals.com ... rated by Rivals as the second-best running back in Texas and the 10th-best back in the nation ... also ranked as the nation's third-best inside runner and No. 103 player in the country ... named to the prestigious Rivals 250 as one of the top 250 players in the nation ... listed as the No. 13 player in Texas ... ran for 1,939 yards and 26 touchdowns, both Sherman records, as a senior ... averaged 11.3 yards per carry ... added 36 receptions for 423 yards and four touchdowns ... named the Class 3A-4A Offensive Player of the Year for the second straight season by the Herald-Democrat ... a Texas High School Coaches Association All-Star ... was the Texas 4A Player of the Week as a sophomore after rushing for 285 yards and four touchdowns in a 48-44 win over rival Denison ... ran for three second-half scores, including the game-winning 4-yard carry with less than two minutes to play ... holds Sherman career records for rushing yards (4,732), total yards (5,305), rushing touchdowns (54) and total touchdowns (63) ... posted a career 10.1 yards per carry average ... had kickoff returns of 99 and 95 yards for touchdowns ... ran for over 1,000 yards and scored at least 14 touchdowns as a sophomore and junior ... also lettered in track and field at Sherman.
Personal: Parents are Lee Johnson and Chris James.