Dec. 20, 2011
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PRESS CONFERENCE TRANSCRIPT
SAN DIEGO - TCU coach Gary Patterson, along with Louisiana Tech coach Sonny Dykes, visited with the media during Tuesday's head coaches' press conference in San Diego.
Both coaches fielded questions from the media in advance of Wednesday's 7 p.m. CST matchup between their two teams in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl.
Horned Frog coaches, players and support staff as well as multiple fans attended the Landmark Aviation Team Luncheon on Tuesday afternoon inside the U.S.S. Midway Museum. At the event, TCU associate athletics director Jack Hesselbrock was awarded the Most Inspirational Award by the TCU football team.
In the evening, TCU Chancellor Victor J. Boschini officiated a graduation ceremony inside the team hotel for TCU players unable to attend last Saturday's commencement on the campus of TCU.
Braylon Broughton, Tekerrein Cuba, Robert Deck, Kyle Dooley, Kris Gardner, Jonathan Jones, Jeff Olson and Spencer Thompson, as well as former players and student coaches Alonzo Adams and Garrett Winsett were honored with their degrees.
By the time they take the field in the San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, 14 of TCU's 19 seniors will have their degree. In addition, Thompson earned his master's degree. Four more TCU seniors are on track to receive their degrees next May.