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TCU News: Where does Kenny Hustle fit in the NBA?

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A scout weighs in on Williams’ pro prospects, but somehow I don’t think it will matter what people think - that kid will find a way to make it.

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Football:

TCU special teams outlook for 2018: Horned Frogs return everyone -- can they be better? | Sports Day

LOL. Question Turp at your own peril... plus, this is dumb. Turpin can’t return kicks when teams don’t kick to him ** eye roll **.

Why 2018 production could be worse: This is a stretch -- but KaVontae Turpin is always somewhat of a question mark. He was TCU’s only player to return a touchdown in 2017, but with Jalen Reagor and Manning looking to receive more opportunities, that may change. Turpin has become a better player in his three years with the Frogs, but his level of contribution hasn’t always matched that. You can’t blame that fact entirely on him, either. It’s been a weird stay in Fort Worth. Will he ever come close to those numbers he posted as a freshman?

Spring cleaning: TCU hopes to solidify revamped offensive line | The Star-Telegram

Every keeps forgetting about Manning... but fully healthy, he Reagor, and Hunt make a dangerous trio to join a veteran group of receivers.

After winter of discontent, TCU’s Gary Patterson prepares for 18th spring practice | The Star-Telegram

This is the first time in a long time that there have been questions around the coach, not just the team. I don’t think it will be a distraction, though.

Multiple former well-known TCU players have publicly dismissed the accusations as nothing more than typical football coach antics. One well-known former offensive player for the Frogs now playing in the NFL said he doesn’t discount the allegations but also said he never witnessed a teammate being forced to play injured. He spoke to the Star-Telegram on the condition of anonymity.

Patterson, understandably, has declined to comment on the lawsuit.

When four players were arrested in February 2012, Patterson handled the ensuing media melee with aplomb. He was an innocent bystander then, however. This is a little different.

Basketball:

An NBA scout’s biggest unanswered question about TCU’s Kenrich Williams | The Star-Telegram

Hustle is destined to be drafted by the Spurs in the second round and have a long and fruitful career as sixth man extraordinaire.

He averages a team-leading 9.2 rebounds per game, which ranks 37th in the NCAA, and is second in the Big 12. Williams is a matchup migraine.

He shoots better than 41 percent from 3-point range, and routinely out-rebounds the biggest players in college. One is hard to defend, and doing both is nearly impossible.

Williams has a unique ability to find, and get the ball, even though he’s often far from the basket.

A smaller guard can’t match up with Williams for the rebound, and Williams out-works the bigger players to grab the ball.