The Atlanta Falcons traded up 10 spots in the fifth round to select TCU defensive end Stansly Maponga in the fifth round of the NFL draft on Saturday.
Maponga was the fourth defensive player drafted by the Falcons over the last three days. They chose cornerback Desmond Trufant in the first round, cornerback Robert Alford in the second round and Clemson end Malliciah Goodman in the...
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April 27, 2013
The TCU Horned Frogs, who led the Big 12 in total defense, suffered a big loss Monday when defensive end Stansly Maponga elected to skip his senior season and head to the NFL Draft according to a source.
The 6-2, 265-pound Maponga missed two games for TCU because of an injury but was still selected to the All Big 12 First team by the coaches and the second team by the Associated...
The last two weeks have seen the TCU Horned Frogs win a 49-21 game at Baylor and lose a tough 56-53 three-overtime contest to Texas Tech.
Despite the final result of each game, TCU head coach Gary Patterson isn't convinced his team played better in the win than the loss.
"Even in a loss last week I think we played better than we did against Baylor as a football team,"...