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TCU News: Redskins Love Doc, Schloss Looking For Answers

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Football

Redskins Receiver Josh Doctson is John Snow | Hogs Haven

I hopped on the Hogs Haven podcast, The Audible, to chat about Washington's first round pick. Give it a listen.

If you were looking for another reason to feel good about the first round selection of Josh Doctson, listen to this conversation with the managing editor of Frogs O' War, Jamie Plunkett. It says here that Doc, the TCU product, is going to make a material contribution in his rookie campaign. Also, one of the boldest claims about a Game of Thrones character reference is backed up by the best answer. Ever.

TCU's Doctson, Listenbee return to campus as NFL receivers | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Two kids largely overlooked out of high school are now two of the newest receivers in the NFL. Such a cool career arc for both of them.

Years ago, Josh Doctson and Kolby Listenbee were two guys on a TCU practice field, a walk-on and a former quarterback, trying to make it at receiver.


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TCU's Boykin among Big 12 stars with solid free-agent futures in NFL | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Boykin will have a shot at earning the backup job behind Russell Wilson. This is arguably the best situation for Boykin, to learn more about the QB position at the NFL level, from a guy who has an almost identical skill set.

The player who posted a 22-2 record as the Horned Frogs’ starting quarterback the past two seasons signed with Seattle, where dual-threat Russell Wilson is the starter and the Seahawks’ roster is light on backup options.


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Baseball

TCU pitching has coach Schlossnagle looking for answers | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Schloss isn't one to hold back when his team isn't performing the way he thinks it should, but this is a new level of fire. Hopefully it inspires the arms on this squad to step up and do what they're capable of.

“Horrible, just horrible,” he said. “A total lack of respect for the pitching tradition in this program by our pitching staff. Everything we are about is pitching and throwing strikes, and this pitching staff refuses to commit to it.”


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