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Tuesday Links O' War: July 22, 2014

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Several frogs spoke at the Big 12 Media Days yesterday, and in other news Brandon Carter is probably done (shocking, I know).

A sad end for one of TCU's highest ranked recruits | Big Mac Blog

Not surprisingly, wide receiver Brandon Carter's career at TCU is pretty much over.

Patterson, TCU ready to dip their toes into offensive football's rapids | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Everybody knows Gary Patterson loves his Dr Pepper. But he’s also been thinking about Gatorade. Variety is the spice of life, after all, in beverages, travel, books — and college football offense.

TCU shakes things up on offense; Patterson unsure if he has all the right pieces | Dallas Morning News

In trying to game-plan the move to the Spread offense this season, TCU coaches talked to some of their colleagues at Texas A&M. Whatever useful tips TCU gleaned were offset by one simple fact: Johnny Manziel erased most glitches that A&M encountered in the change.

TCU coach Gary Patterson not sold on his star defensive lineman at media days | Dallas Morning News

Patterson criticized the media’s selection of sophomore defensive end Devonte Fields as Preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year, saying there are other players on his team, and around the league, that could be in the conversation.

No timetable set for TCU quarterback decision | Dallas Morning News

Coach Gary Patterson said they dont have any plans to name a starting quarterback at a specific time just yet. The competition is mostly between senior transfer from Texas A&M Matt Joeckel and returning dual-threat man Trevone Boykin.

Sam Carter wants to be the best TCU safety ever | Stormin' in Norman

One player I had a joy talking with Monday afternoon was TCU Horned Frogs safety Sam Carter. The safety will be a senior in 2014, and while it’s his last season at Texas Christian, Carter and the Frogs have a lot of work left to do.

TCU defensive star Devonte Fields a suspect in a domestic disturbance call | Yahoo Sports

TCU redshirt sophomore defensive end and Preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year Devonte Fields is a suspect in a domestic disturbance call stemming from a Sunday morning incident in Fort Worth, Texas, a police department spokesman told Yahoo Sports.


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/07/21/5985500/patterson-tcu-ready-to-dip-their.html#storylink=cpy

Big 12's Bowlsby warns that 'change is coming' to college athletics | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Change is coming to college athletics, and it may be disappointing for some, Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday in the opening press conference of media days.


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