Boykin's 3 TDs lead TCU past Samford, 48-14
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:13:06 GMT —
Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third, leading TCU to a 48-14 victory over FCS Samford in the season opener for both teams on Saturday.
Boykin completed 29 of 41 passes for 320 yards. His touchdown passes covered 38 yards to Kolby Listenbee and 19 yards to David Porter. Boykin's scoring run came from 1 yard.
Samford scored on a 2-yard touchdown run by Denzel Williams late in first half and a 55-yard interception return by Jamerson Blount with five minutes to play.
TCU piled up 555 total yards, including 200 by eight different rushers, while holding Samford to 143.
Samford defensive coordinator Bill D'Ottavio served as head coach in the absence of Pat Sullivan, who didn't travel while recovering from neck surgery.
Listenbee finished the game with three catches for 76 yards and two touchdowns.