TCU is third in the men’s division and fifth in the women’s division following the second day of the Big 12 Conference Swimming and Diving Championships on Thursday in Austin.
The former TCU cornerback was already meriting first round consideration because of that “flawless” game tape, and he helped his draft stock with a strong performance at the NFL Scouting Combine. The knock on Verrett is that he stands just five feet, nine inches tall, but his ball skills and blazing speed make up for the fact that he lacks the prototypical size the NFL scouts like in a cornerback.
If there was one side of the ball the Cincinnati Bengals did not struggle on last season, it was defense. Ranking third in total defense and ranking fifth in passing yards per game, the Bengals successfully overcame several key injuries, including losing Geno Atkins and Leon Hall for the season. Those injuries still did not prevent the team from reaching the 2013 NFL Playoffs, where the team fell victim to the San Diego Chargers by a score of 27-10.
TCU will wrap up a stretch of six out of seven games away from home this weekend when it heads south to the Houston College Classic. The prestigious tournament will be held at Minute Maid Park. TCU opens play Friday afternoon against Sam Houston State at 3:35 p.m.
TCU football and track standout Jordan Moore was certainly dialed in to the NFL Combine this year. Naturally, as a standout running back for the Frogs, Moore can’t wait to have an opportunity to show off his speed for NFL scouts one day.
Beaumont (TX) Central defensive back James Locke, better known as P.J., knows that good things come to those who stay patient. He’s a prime example of it.