All nine Big 12 baseball teams rank in the top 87 of the latest ratings percentage index rankings, according to the RPI-tracking website Boydsworld.
A pair of TCU baseball players were named Big 12 Players of the Week for their performances in helping the Horned Frogs to a 4-0 week, including a sweep of No. 4 Texas. Garrett Crain (Co-Player) and Riley Ferrell (Pitcher) were honored.
For the second time this month, members of the TCU baseball team earned Big 12 Player of the Week and Big 12 Pitcher of the Week honors on the same day, according to a press release.
In college football, coaches have a maximum of four years to get a variety of moving parts working together as one. Sometimes the individual parts fit, sometimes they don’t. At Texas A&M, Matt Joeckel was supposed to fit.
Strong got to know TCU coach Gary Patterson when they both were finalists for the 2000 Frank Broyles Award, which goes to the top assistant coach in the nation. Patterson was then TCU’s defensive coordinator. Strong was the defensive coordinator at South Carolina.
The May 8-10 NFL Draft is soon. Last week, he saw the movie "Draft Day" in a local theater and, when a character was selected and shook NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's hand in New York City, got chills. Next month, that'll be him.