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TCU News: Duggan impresses at The Opening, Volleyball will have a chip on their shoulder

The Frogs’ four star QB recruit is turning heads at The Star.

Football:

Has 4-star TCU commit Max Duggan shut down his recruitment? | The Star-Telegram

Duggan, a four star recruit, plans to enroll at TCU in January.

So that begs the question: Is Duggan completely locked in with TCU? Has he shut everything down?

Keep in mind, Duggan told Sam McKewon of the Omaha World-Herald, “It’s difficult. I’ll have a top three when I wake up and go to bed with a different one.” That was five days before he committed on April 15.

”Nope I’m completely shut down,” he said. “I will enroll early.”

TCU QB commit Max Duggan embracing future competition in college, time at The Opening’s Finals | Sports Day

Duggan doesn’t seem too worried about entering a QB room that features a ton of talent.

But the viable options isn’t a deterrent for Duggan to sign with the Horned Frogs. Instead, the 4-star prospect from Iowa cherishes the competition.

”When you go into a quarterback room and you have competition, you’re going to make every guy better around you,” Duggan said Saturday inside The Ford Center at The Star in Frisco. “I think that’s the best thing.”

WATCH: QB Max Duggan on day one at The Opening Finals | 247 Sports

Duggan has looked sharp in drills, but the real “test” begins today as the 7on7 tournament starts.

247Sports brings you a look at quarterback Max Duggan from day one of The Opening Finals 2018.

Check out footage of the four-star Council Bluffs (Iowa) Lewis Central signal-caller and TCU commit in action.

As a junior, Duggan completed 54 of 95 passes for 748 yards, eight touchdowns, and one interception, although he was injured. Prior to that, he completed 108 of 174 passes for 1,651 yards, 15 touchdowns and five interceptions as a sophomore.

Volleyball:

Texas Picked as Preseason Big 12 Volleyball Favorite | Big 12

Jill Kramer’s squad has been a program on the rise, but they aren’t getting much respect in the polls. For now.

The Texas Longhorns were selected as the 2018 Big 12 Volleyball Preseason Champions, as voted on by league coaches. This marks the 11th occasion Texas has been picked as the No. 1 Big 12 team.

UT finished the 2017 season with a perfect 16-0 record in Big 12 play and a 27-3 overall record on its way to earning its sixth conference crown in the last seven years. With the preseason awards, Texas duo Micaya White and Logan Eggleston swept the Preseason Player and Freshman of the Year accolades, respectively.

Basketball:

Recruiting Thursday: Former McDonald’s All American tells why she’s a Razorback | Whole Hog Sports

Apparently a long desire to play for Coach Mike Neighbors led to Ramirez leaving TCU.

Arkansas commitment Amber Ramirez’s relaltionship Coach Mike Neighbors was the deciding factor for her choosing to be a Razorback. She talked about her decision on Recruiting Thursday.

The former TCU guard is Arkansas’ fourth-ever McDonald’s All-American.

Ramirez, 5-8, starred at San Antonio Wagner High School and played in the 2016 McDonald’s All-American Game before signing with TCU. As a senior, ESPN rated her a 5-star recruit, the No. 2 guard and No. 11 overall prospect in nation.