|Date of game: 9/27/2014
Recap: SMU vs. TCU
Dallas, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Trevone Boykin threw for four touchdowns and ran for two more, as TCU cruised to a 56-0 win over the SMU Mustangs in the Horned Frogs' final non-conference tuneup at Ford Stadium.
Boykin completed 23-of-36 passes for 280 yards and ran for another 62 on seven carries (8.9 ypc) for the Horned Frogs (3-0), who were coming off their second bye of the season to claim The Battle for the Iron Skillet. B.J. Catalon paced the ground game with 114 yards and a score on 19 carries, while Deante' Gray headlined the receiving corps with 96 yards and a pair of TDs on six catches.
The Mustangs (0-4) averaged only 2.0 ypc on 45 rushes as a team, while Garrett Krstich threw for only 142 yards and was sacked seven times.
Boykin accounted for the only points of the first quarter on a 27-yard TD scamper less than three minutes into the game.
The score would remain 7-0 until the 13:18 mark of the second quarter, when Catalon scored on a nine-yard run to make it a 14-0 game.
TCU tacked on two more touchdowns before the half; a 28-yard scoring strike from Boykin to Gray, and then an eight-yard run by Boykin with 50 seconds to play until intermission.
The Horned Frogs continued to stretch their lead in the third quarter. Boykin found Gray again for a seven-yard TD at the 11:40 mark, following a 47-yard punt return by Cameron Echols-Luper.
A six-yard scoring strike from Boykin to Josh Doctson made it a 42-0 game with 5:01 remaining in the third quarter. The Horned Frogs found the end zone again on their next possession as Boykin hooked up with Desmon White for a 10-yard TD.
Horned Frogs backup Matt Joeckel tossed a 25-yard touchdown pass to Charlie Reid in the fourth quarter.
TCU outgained SMU, 614-245.Game Notes