TCU’s Boykin hauls in Quarterback of the Week honor

TCU’s Boykin hauls in Quarterback of the Week honor

QBofWeek_BoykinFORT WORTH, Texas (Sept. 29, 2015) – TCU senior Trevone Boykin, a finalist for the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award, has been named the Davey O’Brien Quarterback of the Week for week four of the college football season.

Boykin amassed 527 total yards and tossed four touchdown passes in a thrilling 55-52 victory over Texas Tech Saturday. His final touchdown pass was the game winner with :23 remaining.

Boykin finished the day 34 of 54 passing for 485 yards with no interceptions. He also had 14 carries for 42 yards. The native of Dallas, Texas, has topped the 500-yard mark in total offense in each of the past two games, accounting for 10 touchdowns over that time.

Nationally this season, Boykin ranks tied for first in points responsible for (96), second in total offense (415.0 yards per game), third in passing yards (1,470) and third in passing touchdowns (14).

It is the second time in his career that Boykin has won the weekly honor, with the first coming on Oct. 28, 2014. He is the second straight winner from the Big 12 Conference, following Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, and the sixth winner from the league in the last 11 weeks dating back to last season.

All 128 FBS quarterbacks are eligible for the weekly honor, which is determined by a subset of the Davey O’Brien National Selection Committee. Honorable mention quarterbacks in week four included: Kyle Allen (Texas A&M), Brandon Doughty (Western Kentucky), Cody Kessler (USC), Hayden Moore (Cincinnati), Josh Rosen (UCLA), Brett Rypien (Boise State), Patrick Towles (Kentucky), Greg Ward Jr. (Houston) and Travis Wilson (Utah).

The Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award winner will be announced on Dec. 10 during ESPN’s The Home Depot College Football Awards. The winner is not required to have won a weekly award during the season. A list of 16 semifinalists for the award will be announced on Nov. 2, while the three finalists will be named on Nov. 24.


2015 Week-by-Week Winners:

Sept. 9 – Josh Rosen (UCLA)

Sept. 15 – Matt Johnson (Bowling Green)

Sept. 22 – Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma)

Sept. 29 – Trevone Boykin (TCU)


Week 4 Honorable Mention:

Kyle Allen (Texas A&M) – Led Texas A&M to a comeback win in overtime over Arkansas by completing 21 of 28 passes for 358 yards and 2 scores.

Brandon Doughty (Western Kentucky) – Tossed 6 TDs (33 of 41, 457 yards), including 5 in the first half, in a 56-14 win over Miami (Ohio).

Cody Kessler (USC) – Went 19-for-33 for 375 yards with 5 TDs in win over Arizona State, tying for nation’s lead in season TD passes (15).

Hayden Moore (Cincinnati) – Passed for an American Conference-record 557 yards and threw 4 TD passes (31 of 53) in relief in a 53-46 loss to Memphis.

Josh Rosen (UCLA) – Was 19-for-28 for 284 yards and 2 TDs and ran for another score in a 56-30 victory at No. 16 Arizona.

Brett Rypien (Boise State) – Completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 321 yards and 3 TDs in a dominating 56-14 triumph at Virginia.

Patrick Towles (Kentucky) – Led Kentucky to a win over No. 25 Missouri with 3 TDs (2 pass, 1 rush), while completing 22 of 27 passes for 249 yards.

Greg Ward Jr. (Houston) – Totaled 6 TDs and 365 yards of offense (17 of 21, 271 yards, 4 TDs; 10 carries, 91 yards, 2 TDs) in win over Texas State.

Travis Wilson (Utah) – Was 18 of 30 for 227 yards and 4 TDs and ran for 100 yards and a score in a signature 62-20 win over No. 13 Oregon.