TCU defeats Southeastern Louisiana, 38-17


    TCU defeated Southeastern Louisiana 38-17 in its first home game on Saturday to improve to 1-1 on the season.

    After struggling to gain separation from Southeastern in the first half, the Frogs took control in the third quarter, scoring on their first two drives to make the score 31-14. Trevone Boykin started at quarterback in the second half for Casey Pachall, who left the game in the second quarter with an apparent left arm injury.

    Boykin completed nine out of 13 passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns, including a 27-yard strike to WR Josh Doctson and a 9-yard screen to Nebraska transfer RB Aaron Green. B.J. Catalon led the team in rushing with 59 yards and a touchdown.

    The defense had difficulties stopping Southeastern QB Bryan Bennett in the first half, but rebounded in the second half. The quarterback gained only 34 rushing yards after halftime, compared to 70 yards and a rushing touchdown in the first half.

    TCU has made no official statement on the nature or severity of Pachall’s injury. DT Chucky Hunter also left the game in the first half with an injury, but returned to action.

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