Adult Round Table: Duane Jones et al excelled on day one

MOBILE, Ala. Despite the increased pressure from the Shrine Game, the Senior Bowl is still the top all-star game for NFL Draft prospects. With this year’s edition of the event kicking off on Tuesday, the athlete Draft experts Dane Brugler and Nick Baumgardner vetted their first impressions. Which recruiting hopefuls made the biggest early impressions, and which ones need to bounce back for the rest of the week? 1. Down Jones’ measurements were predictably ridiculous. The two of you were in the second round of your most recent model, but…

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TCU Adds Kendall Briles as Offensive Coordinator/Coach QBs: What Hiring Means for the Two-Horned Frogs

TCU hired Kendal Briles as their new offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach The team announced Thursday. Here’s what you need to know: Briles has spent the past three seasons in the same position at Arkansas. The 40-year-old also had one-year stints as the OC/quarterbacks coach at Florida State (2019), Houston (2018), and Florida Atlantic (2017). He will replace TCU’s 2022 Broyles award-winning Jarrett Riley, who joined Clemson as the OC/quarterbacks coach on January 12. Briles’ career as a coach began in 2008 when he joined his father Art’s staff at…

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NCAA Tournament Bracket Watch: Alabama is the top seed. Northwestern and Clemson

“They can’t imagine it… that someone like me would walk into their house, walk on their land…” – Cassian Andor When compiling this week’s segment, we were astounded by the inclusion of teams we’d never expected to have considered as recently as a few weeks ago. North-west? Pittsburgh? Clemson? UCF? wait … Is that true? It also got us thinking about another story focusing on underdogs who took the power structure by surprise: “Andor,” our favorite TV series of 2022. After the train wreck that was “The Book of Boba…

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How TCU OC Garrett Riley Made His Way To The Title Game: “Who Would Have Thought?”

LOS ANGELES – In the fourth game of the final year of his high school basketball career, Garrett Riley was ejected. There was a controversial call late in Muleshoe’s comeback try against Idalou, and the principal official considered that Riley, the Mules’ star quarterback, had used “foul language”. Riley was flustered, as was his coaching staff. This was a clean kid, a guy who would go on to win Texas Offensive Player of the Year for his league, and now he was jeopardizing his team’s game-winning chances? It simply does…

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The Pulse: A memorable playoff game that can win the NFL and New Year’s resolutions

Start each morning with The Pulse in your inbox. Register here. good morning! It’s never too late to consider some resolutions, really. match mess The greatest day in CFP history The biggest blow to the College Football Playoff was the lack of competitive games in the semifinals. within eight hours, That narrative was turned upside down yesterday. TCU’s underdog status will not change on January 9 in the title game. per bet Georgia opened as the game favorite at 13.5 points. wow. Speaking of fireworks, Ohio State missed the game-winning…

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TCU blocked outside noise in its Fiesta Bowl victory. The National Championship is next

Glendale, Ariz. — After the purple confetti fell onto the turf of State Farm Stadium and TCU head coach Sonny Dykes bagged the Fiesta Bowl in victory, the Horned Frogs were overwhelmed with the spoils of victory. The southeastern end of the field was filled with hugs, handshakes, and photos. Dykes, who sobbed four weeks ago as his family surrounded him after losing the Big 12 Championship game to TCU, hugged his wife and three children again, this time wearing a smile, a gray Fiesta Bowl champs cap and a…

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How TCU has built a worthy CFP list without relying on 5 stars and highly rated categories

SCOTTSDALE, AZ. When it comes to recruiting, TCU’s roster is nothing like that of its College Football Playoff counterparts. Blue Bloods in Georgia, Ohio State and Michigan are all recruiting at a higher clip. All three have an average recruiting rating in the top 12 of the 2018-2022 recruiting cycle, according to the 247Sports Composite. The average TCU recruit rating in this run is 35. The Bulldogs, Buckeyes and Wolverines are ranked in the top 13 of the 247 Sports Team Talent Composite. TCU is 32. Georgia has 68 former…

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College basketball rankings: Illinois out, Miami in. And hey, New Mexico!

Merry Christmas after Christmas! I trust that the holiday treated everyone well, though there were a few precious college basketball games that caught our eye. As a result, there wasn’t much movement on top of the polls. The good news is that there are plenty of great matches to be shown this week, which top the list for Saturday’s packed New Year’s Eve. In the meantime, allow me to spread my usual holiday cheer by presenting the correct ranking of the top 25 college basketball teams, as presented to the…

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How will TCU replace Max Duggan? Why will Texas be better in 2023? Ask TechExpert

The early signing period is over, the transfer portal is moving around, and the bowls are in full swing. Let’s move on to your questions in the Ask the Texpert 2022 final question. (Note: Questions submitted have been slightly edited for length and clarity.) How likely is it that TCU will be able to effectively replace Max Duggan? – William M. Finding someone who can become a Heisman Trophy finalist like Duggan is taking a lot — although anyone who connected Duggan in Heisman conversation prior to this season would…

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USC quarterback Caleb Williams wins the 2022 Heisman Trophy

USC quarterback Caleb Williams capped off a dominant 2022 season by winning the Heisman Trophy Saturday night. Here’s what you need to know: background story Williams, 20, hails from Washington, D.C. He attended Gonzaga College High School, where he was a five-star recruit and the top QB prospect in his class. Williams played his freshman season with the University of Oklahoma. On February 1, 2022, Williams transferred to USC. In addition to winning the 2022 Maxwell Award, Williams was a first-team All-Pac-12 and Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. He…

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