One of the favorite rites of summer is Bruce Feldman's annual "Freaks List", where the Fox Sports writer reveals the 20 most unusually athletic athletes in college football. It has been a pretty normal occurrence to see Frogs on the list - Kolby Listenbee made the cut in 2015 - but this year's honoree, guard Patrick Morris, stands alone for TCU.
Morris, who stands 6'3" and clocks in at a solid 300 pounds, made this year's list as the 16th most outlandishly-athletic athlete in the sport.
The offensive lineman, who has seen significant action in his three years on campus and two on the active roster, is known for his ridiculous weight room antics and unbelievable stats.
BEST feeling: “We always stop whatever we’re doing when he’s about to lift,” said TCU senior DE Josh Carraway said about OL Patrick Morris.— Brent Sobleski (@brentsobleski) July 27, 2016
With a 500 pound bench press, a 720 pound squat, and a 450 pound clean, it's no wonder that he has impressed his teammates in addition to drawing national praise. But he's no one trick pony - the Denton, TX native is also an Academic All-American.
Joined on the list by fellow Big 12 athlete Derrick Willies, a wide receiver at Texas Tech who came in at 19, Morris is one of only two offensive linemen to make the cut, and the only guard. Two other Texas players were also named, Houston cornerback Brandon Wilson, at 13, and the biggest freak of all, Texas A&M Myles Garrett, a 6'5", 262 pound defensive end who runs a 4.45 40 and led the SEC in sacks and TFLs last year,
You can see the list in its entirety here, and it's always worth a read.