TCU punter Adam Nunez earned the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week award for his part in limiting the Mountaineers to a field goal in the first half of the Horned Frog’s 31-24 victory over the Mountaineers Saturday.

Nunez placed four of his five first-half punts inside the Mountaineers’ 6-yard line. Field position was key for the Horned Frogs in holding off West Virginia, who entered the game second in the nation in scoring at 48.8 points per game, to just three first-half points and 24 total.

“It was awesome,” TCU head coach Gary Patterson said. “If you look at the percentages for when they start inside their 10-yard line, it’s not very good.” Read More