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TCU defense, not Boykin, must shoulder burden of title quest

DALLAS Media members arrived in waves Monday, surrounding TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin and peppering him with questions about his plans for dealing with life as a Heisman Trophy candidate. Inquiring minds wanted to know if Boykin, the preseason Big 12 offensive player of the year, can be the straw that stirs the Horned Frogs' national championship cocktail this season. The short answer: Sure, he can. He'll be the most visible of 10 returning starters from a prolific offense that averaged 47.6 points per game last season against Big 12 opponents. But if you're looking for the guy who truly holds TCU's national title hopes in his hands, the individual who must turn...

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