TCU defensive end Devonte Fields (foot) out for SMU game
TCU will be without star defensive end Devonte Fields against SMU due to a foot injury.
Fields injured his foot during TCU's 20-10 loss at Texas Tech on Sept. 12. The Horned Frogs were off last week, and hope to bounce back with a victory against their former Southwest Conference rivals.
The 2012 Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year received a two-game suspension in May for breaking unspecified team rules. Fields missed all of the opener against LSU, but played sparingly against Southeast Louisiana and Texas Tech. According to Gary Patterson, Fields must sit one more quarter to complete his punishment.
Fields recorded 18.5 tackles for a loss and 10 sacks in 2012, but the suspension and injuries have hampered his sophomore campaign. TCU's defense has been solid in his absence, and there is no reason to risk further injury in a game where the Horned Frogs enter as double-digit favorites.
Our Latest Stories
Wisconsin will be without linebacker Vince Biegel due to a cracked foot
Athletic Director Barry Alvarez thinks the Big Ten should look at how the schedule is breaking...
The former LSU coach is looking for his next gig, but it could be tougher than it seems
TCU will have a new look for its blackout game against Oklahoma
Two of the favorites within their respective Big Ten divisions square off Saturday
The Cardinals and Tigers play what could be the game of the year on Saturday night