TCU running back B.J. Catalon will not play in bowl game

Wednesday December 24th, 2014

TCU running back B.J. Catalon will not play in the Chick-fil-A Bowl against Ole Miss on Dec. 31, head coach Gary Patterson said, according to Carlos A. Mendez of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Catalon, a junior, is third on the team in rushing behind junior running back Aaron Green and quarterback Trevone Boykin. In eight games this season, Catalon has carried 98 times for 493 yards. He leads the team with 10 rushing touchdowns. 

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Catalon was concussed in the Horned Frogs' win against West Virginia on Nov. 1 and has not played since. Patterson said Catalon has been out for too long to get ready for next week's game.

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