Joeckel finalized his decision after visiting the TCU campus Thursday. Because Joeckel earned his bachelor's degree in December, he will be eligible for the 2014 season.
Joeckel earned his undergraduate degree in December and will be eligible to play in 2014. He fills an immediate need at quarterback for TCU after Tyler Matthews announced his decision to transfer from the program earlier this week.
Former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel announced on the Internet on Thursday night his plans to transfer to TCU. Joeckel, who wrote “I am now TCU Horned Frog. Go Frogs!” on the social networking site Twitter, graduated from A&M in December.
The junior left-hander was masterful in TCU’s 3-0 win over Texas on Thursday night at Disch-Falk Field, tossing eight scoreless innings and striking out 11 to help the Horned Frogs win for the ninth time in their past 10 games.
The pitching duo of Brandon Finnegan and Riley Ferrell stole the show Thursday night as TCU won the series opener against No. 4 Texas, 3-0. The Horned Frogs got all the offense it needed in the fifth inning.
Casey Pachall grew up a Houston Oilers fan, but that didn’t stop the former TCU quarterback from being captivated by Jerry Jones during his introduction to the Dallas Cowboys owner.
Earlier this week, the NCAA ruled in favor of a proposition that will allow Division 1 student-athletes to “receive unlimited meals and snacks in conjunction with their athletics participation,” according to a press release.