SMU 7 3 0 7 17
TCU 0 7 10 31 48
Date of game: 9/28/2013

Recap: TCU vs. SMU

Fort Worth, Texas (Sports Network) - Trevone Boykin threw for two touchdowns as the TCU Horned Frogs easily took down the SMU Mustangs, 48-17, at Amon G. Carter Stadium and captured the Iron Skillet for the second straight year.

Boykin went 15-of-26 for 228 yards and the two scores for TCU (2-2). Ty Slanina caught three passes for 63 yards and a score while Waymon James rushed for 54 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.

Mustangs' (1-3) quarterback Garrett Gilbert completed 23-of-44 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns but also threw four interceptions and was sacked seven times. JEremy Johnson hauled in 11 passes for 159 yards and a touchdown.

SMU struck first against the Horned Frogs by scoring on a one-yard touchdown pass from Gilbert to Johnson late in the fourth quarter. The touchdown capped off a 13-play drive for the Mustangs.

TCU answered with a two-yard touchdown run from James.

Late in the second quarter the Mustangs weren't able to capitalize on the great field position they started with after recovering a blocked punt. SMU started its drive at the TCU one-yard line but due to a sack and fumble were forced to settle for a 34-yard field goal from Chase Hover.

Midway through the third quarter the Horned Frogs mimicked the Mustangs by getting the ball inside the five-yard line and then fumbling. After recovering their own fumble at the 25-yard line, the Horned Frogs were forced to settle on a 35-yard field goal from Jaden Oberkrom.

A Sam Carter interception setup the home team with a drive inside the opponent's 40-yard line. This time TCU would score a touchdown on a 20-yard pass from Boykin to Slanina. This gave the Horned Frogs a seven point lead with a little over four minutes left in the third quarter.

TCU continued the offensive attack on their next drive on a 56-yard screen pass touchdown from Boykin to Ja'Juan Story.

A 50-yard punt return from Cameron Echols-Luper started the Horned Frogs' next drive in the red-zone as well. This led to a six-yard rushing score for B.J. Catalon, putting TCU up 31-10.

TCU continued to score as the when it added another three points on a 26-yard field goal from Oberkrom.

The Mustangs were finally able to end the second half shutout by scoring on an 11-yard touchdown pass from Gilbert to Darius Joseph.

A failed onside kick by SMU led to a 45-yard touchdown return by Ladarius Brown for TCU.

The Horned Frogs widened the gap even more with just over a minute left when Gilbert threw an interception to Sam Carter that was returned 66 yards for a score.

Both teams had issues holding on to the ball with eight combined fumbles but only three total lost between the two. The Horned Frogs were just 2-of-12 on third down.

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