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Football

TCU’s Gary Patterson needs to defend himself | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Mac Engel is back to his old ways.

Gary is not talking, and repeated attempts for an interview have been ignored, or rejected.

He even went so far as to cancel his annual Signing Day press conference because he had a “root canal” scheduled.

TCU linebacker outlook: could a true freshman see the field this season? | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Linebacker is a key position in the 4-2-5, and TCU has to replace the loss of their most productive linebacker of all time, Travin Howard.

TCU’s biggest defensive loss, without question, is Travin Howard. DE Mat Boesen and CB Ranthony Texada come close, but they didn’t produce like Howard did in his final two seasons as a Horned Frog. Who replaces those tackles in a 4-2-5 defense where linebacker is so critical?

Baseball

Preview: Long Beach State | GoFrogs.com

The Frogs’ home opener is tonight at 6:30pm. Get out to Lupton to support the Frogs!

No. 3 TCU is set to open its 16th season at Lupton Stadium Friday night when it hosts 2017 NCAA Super Regional participant Long Beach State. The Horned Frogs enter the weekend with a 2-1 record, while the Dirtbags are 1-3 on the season.

WEEKEND ROTATION

Friday: RHP Jared Janczak vs. LHP Zak Baayoun

Saturday: LHP Nick Lodolo vs. RHP Eli Villalobos

Sunday: RHP Sean Wymer vs. LHP Clayton Andrews