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Thursday Links O' War: July 3, 2014

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TCU basketball saw a few guys get promoted yesterday, and a TCU football commit is standing firm despite some big offers, or is he?

TCU basketball promotes new assistant; adds a few Texas products to coaching staff | Dallas Morning News

Along with promoting Director of Operations Chris Tifft to assistant coach, the Frogs added two Texas products to the coaching staff.

Is 3-star FW Southwest LB Semaj Thomas still solid to TCU after landing offers from Oklahoma, Texas? | Dallas Morning News

But three-star Fort Worth Southwest linebacker Semaj Thomas is still solid — at least for now. Thomas committed to TCU back in January but has since picked up offers from Big 12 powers Oklahoma and Texas.

Former McAllen Memorial, TCU standout Terry eyes Olympic development | The Monitor

Terry, a two-time cross country regional champion and two-time Class 5A runner-up in the 1600 meters at McAllen Memorial, starred at TCU, where she wrapped up a stellar career this spring. In February, she set the school record in the mile at the Tyson Invitational with a time of 4:42.52. But it was at the Texas Relays in late March where she met Sisson and was sold on his Olympic development squad, the pro track club team Adidas/Rogue.

Del Norte High grad Zeller off to live dream at TCU | Pomerado News

The 2014 Del Norte High graduate recently got his wish, as Texas Christian University, a NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision school, offered the hybrid-style receiver a preferred walk-on spot.

TCU's quarterback derby should be fascinating | Dallas Morning News

It’s interesting that former Texas A&M quarterback Matt Joeckel is now in the running, and maybe even the favorite, to be TCU’s starter this season. The former Arlington star, who graduated from A&M and therefore could transfer to TCU and be eligible immediately, is part of a TCU quarterback mix that should be very familiar to local high school football fans.

TCU taking wait & see approach on USC decision | Big Mac Blog

When an athlete-student commits to a school, and more specifically a coach, it is almost universally accepted the agreement is four years. When a coach leaves, or is fired, that changes everything. What happens more often is the coach will not cancel the scholarship, but bury the kid on the bench in hopes they transfer.

10 moments to remember from 5 years on the TCU Beat | Fort Worth Star Telegram

The past five years have been an historic time for TCU athletics. Specifically the three main sports, football, basketball and baseball, have seen thrilling highs and gut-wrenching lows. As the TCU beat writer for these sports, I’ve been witness to nearly every moment, good and bad. Here’s a look back at the top 10 moments on the beat.


Read more here: http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/07/02/5945975/10-moments-to-rememberfrom-five.html?rh=1#storylink=cpy

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