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2016 TCU Recruiting Class Bio: ATH D'Eriq King

The high school quarterback could be a versatile future piece in TCU's offense.

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D'Eriq King stands at just 5-foot-9, and weight about 170 pounds, but don't tell him that his size is a detriment. As quarterback at Manvel High School in Manvel, Texas, for the past three seasons, King has already accounted for 7,421 passing yards, 97 passing touchdowns, 2,808 rushing yards, and 40 rushing touchdowns.

King committed to the Frogs back in March, and also holds offers from Baylor, Michigan State, Missouri, Kansas State, UCLA, Cal, Louisville, Texas Tech, and a few others.

Recruited by Demontie Cross to come to TCU, King, a 4-star athlete rated as the 14th best athlete recruit in the country, is expected to be a versatile athlete in TCU's offensive system. His most likely spot at the next level is as a slot receiver, but there's a chance he'll return kicks too, and possibly even run some option plays from the QB position.

Of course, there's no reason to say that he won't be a quarterback at the collegiate level other than his size. His numbers in high school show that he knows the position, and with the style of offense TCU runs, it's not a stretch to think he could thrive running the show.

Another testament to King's ability is the fact he was a semifinalist in the Elite 11 competition earlier this summer, turning heads and having folks note his true dual-threat ability.

Regardless of what position he winds up playing in college, King is going to make an impact early and often for the Frogs.

Check out his highlights here: