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TCU’s defense suffered a blow on Wednesday, as end Devonte Fields will miss the rest of the season with a foot injury.
Fields was the Big 12’s Defensive Freshman of the Year last season and was selected as the Associated Press Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.
In 13 games last year, Fields recorded 53 tackles, 18.5 tackles for a loss and 10 sacks.
However, Fields never got on track in 2013, as he was suspended for the first two games and only recorded four tackles (two for a loss) in his limited snaps.
Although Fields will be missed, TCU’s defense is still one of the best in the Big 12. The Horned Frogs rank fourth in the conference in total defense after five games and shouldn’t slip too far with Fields sidelined for the year.
Losing Devonte Fields for the year hurts. But let's be honest. TCU had been playing without him pretty much all season.— Jake Trotter (@Jake_Trotter) October 9, 2013