HFB.com Countdown of TCU Impact Players: #3

HornedFrogBlitz.com continues our countdown of TCU impact players for the 2013 season.

TCU 2013 Top Impact Players

With the start of the 2013 season just days away when the Frogs report to camp, HFB.com takes a look at the top 11 impact players that are vital to the Frogs success in their second season in the Big 12.

At No. 3 in our countdown of top impact players is sophomore defensive end Devonte Fields.

#3 Devonte Fields

FIELDS PROFILE
Position: DE
Class: Sophomore
Ht: 6-4 | Wt: 250
2012 stats: 53 tackles, 18.5 TFL, 10 sacks, 4 PBU, 1 INT, 2 FF, 1 FR
Best game of 2012: 7 tackles, 4 TFL, 2 sacks @ SMU
2012 accolades: Big 12 freshman of the year, Big 12 defensive POY, 1st team All-Big 12, Freshman All-American, Lombardi Award Watch List, Nagurski Award Watch List, Bednarik Award Watch List

What makes Fields an impact player?
Devonte Fields exploded on to the scene a year ago against Grambling State and never looked back. The 6'4" 250 pound DE was a major force off the edge and showed he had the ability to change a game on a single play. Although he'll serve a 2 game suspension to start the season, Fields will be cut loose in game 3 against Texas Tech and rest assured, he'll have some pent up aggression that he'll be ready to unleash on the Red Raiders. A force of nature for the TCU defense, Fields has set the bar extremely high for himself. Coach Patterson has warned that it's easy to be complacent after such a successful year but word coming from the TCU camp is that the former Arlington Martin star has worked hard in the offseason and is ready to take his game to the next level. Looking back on the 2012 season, it's hard to put in to words the impact that Fields had on the TCU D. The scary thing for opponents is, he's still learning the position. 2013 could be a special season for TCU and Devonte Fields will need to once again be a major player.

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