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Filling out the rest of #CarterBoys18

With 17 signatures to fill the bulk of the class, there are still a handful of spots left in TCU’s Top 20 class.

TCU signed 17 of their 19 commits on Wednesday, kicking off the early signing period with a bang. Of course, it’s less of an “early” signing period than just the new national signing period at this point, as most schools signed the majority, if not all, of their commits on Wednesday.

With somewhere around 7-9 spots left to fill (early enrollees like Justin Rogers and Bryson Jackson technically count towards the 2017 class), the Frogs still have a lot they can do with those remaining spots.

Here’s a look at what we need to know about the two remaining unsigned commits.

Justin Rogers | 4-star QB | 6-4, 210 | Bossier City, LA

Class Rankings: No. 34 overall | No. 2 dual-threat QB | No. 2 in LA

Rogers, the No. 2 dual-threat QB in this class and No. 34 player overall, is signing with TCU on Friday, December 22nd, the last day of the early signing period. He’s been solid to TCU since committing over the summer, and late overtures from LSU and Texas A&M weren’t nearly enough to pull him away.

Derius Davis | 3-star CB | Saint Francisville, LA

Class Rankings: No. 86 CB | No. 43 in LA

Davis has a big signing event on the docket for the traditional signing period, which is one of the reasons he won’t sign with TCU during the early period. He remains solid to the Frogs, and he may even help reel in another name or two before it’s all said and done.


Beyond Rogers and Davis, TCU will look to close out their class with some more big names. Keep an eye on these guys as we move towards February.

JaMarr Chase | 4-star WR | 6-1, 195 | Metairie, LA

Class Rankings: No. 74 overall | No. 15 WR | No. 4 in LA

We know the story by now: Chase was ready to commit to TCU during the Elite 11 competitions over the summer, but a snafu by the NFL Network meant he wasn’t going to be able to commit how/when he wanted to. He backed off, reconsidered things, and committed to Florida a few weeks later.

Now, though, Chase is back on the market, and he spent an official visit at TCU just last weekend. I really like TCU’s chances here. Michigan and LSU are two other schools to keep an eye on.

Keondre Coburn | 4-star DT | 6-1, 295 | Houston, TX

Class Rankings: No. 115 overall | No. 8 DT | No. 13 in TX

Coburn is currently committed to Texas, but he didn’t sign with the Longhorns early as was originally expected. TCU has been in his ear as of late, and while he didn’t make it for an official visit last weekend, he may still get on campus in January.

Coburn would be the lone DT in the 2018 class for TCU, should he flip, and he could be a day-1 impact player playing alongside Ross Blacklock and Corey Bethley.

Jashaun Corbin | 4-star RB | 6-0, 191 | Southwest Brevard County, FL

Class Rankings: No. 247 overall | No. 6 APB | No. 46 in FL

Corbin was also on campus for an official visit last weekend, and according to his Twitter, he had an absolute blast. He would be a massive addition to the class, as TCU has one big back in the fold (Fabian Franklin) but could use another.

Texas A&M is another team to watch here. Corbin was committed to Florida State most recently, before Jimbo Fisher left for the Aggies. Now, Corbin holds an offer from Texas A&M as well. It could very well be a two horse race at this point, but there’s time for other schools to enter, or reenter, the mix for his signature.

Aaron Brule | 3-star S | 6-1, 205 | Metaire, LA

Class Rankings: No. 408 overall | No. 30 S | No. 14 in LA

A teammate of JaMarr Chase, Brule is another recruit who could have been considered a TCU lean over the summer. When Chase slowed down, he did, and when Chase committed to Florida, Brule committed to Georgia.

He’s still committed to Georgia, and was planning on signing early with them just a few weeks ago. But it seems he’s having second thoughts, and TCU is a part of those thoughts. Brule was another guy who OV’d to TCU over the weekend, and he appeared to have a good time.

ArDarius Washington | 3-star S | 5-8, 175 | Shreveport, LA

Class Rankings: No. 629 overall | No. 43 S | No. 24 in LA

Washington is an LSU commit, but he hasn’t signed yet, and he’s had an interest in TCU for some time now. Don’t let his size fool you, this kid is an athletic beast. It’s clear TCU wants at least one, probably two more defensive backs in this class, and flipping Washington would be a big win.

Eddie Smith | 3-star CB | 6-1, 181 | Slidell, LA

Class Rankings: No. 736 overall | No. 66 CB | No. 31 in LA

The one-time TCU commit is still considering the Frogs, but Tennessee and Missouri have also entered the picture for his services. He’s a big, rangy corner, breaking the mold of who TCU usually goes after to play that position, but he’d be great on an island in Patterson’s 4-2-5.

He’s taking an official visit to Tennessee in January, after which he’ll probably make his final decision.

Derek Turner | 3-star S | 5-11, 190 | Saint Francisville, LA

Class Rankings: No. 86 S | No. 47 in LA

Turner is a teammate and brother of TCU commit Derius Davis, and he’s solid in coverage and against the run. Obviously with Davis in the fold it would appear that TCU is the frontrunner for Turner, and his 247 Crystal Ball page reflects that as well. Auburn is the other school in play for Turner, so the question is: would playing in the SEC outweigh playing with his brother for the Frogs?