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TCU News: August is here and so is the start of Fall Camp!

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The turning of the calendar means it’s finally (almost) football season.

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Football:

‘TCU was the perfect fit for me.’ Inside how TCU landed German QB Alexander Honig | The Star-Telegram

It sounds as if Honig has made a decision that he intends to keep. And that’s great news for TCU.

“I’m not about all these numbers and getting as many offers as I can,” Honig said. “I just needed one offer that is perfect.”

The perfect offer came on Saturday from TCU, and Honig didn’t take long to accept it from co-offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Sonny Cumbie. Honig made his commitment public on Monday.

“I knew I wouldn’t get anything better than TCU,” said Honig, a 17-year-old German who speaks perfect English and is the Frogs’ first 2021 commit. “TCU was the perfect fit for me and I had to pull the trigger immediately.

Yahoo Sports’ 2019 Top 25: No. 24 TCU | Yahoo

Honestly, just go in and read the comments. People are something else.

Fantasy sleeper: RB Darius Anderson

Fans of the Big 12 know Darius Anderson’s name, but he has never had the chance to assume the lead back duties for TCU. He led the Horned Frogs with 768 rushing yards in 2017, but finished second in carries behind Kyle Hicks partially due to a foot injury. Last year, he split carries with Sewo Olonilua. With Olonilua’s status up in the air after an arrest, the speedy Anderson has the chance for a heavy workload as a senior.

Win total projection (7.5): Over

TCU has a really good chance of starting 4-0 and has a few other games where it will be a significant favorite. Win a few toss-up games at home, and 8-4 is very feasible.

Ranking the 25 best facilities in college football | 247 Sports

TCU has worked as hard as anyone to make their facilities as good as any in the country. It’s working.

Gil Brandt, the former VP of Player Personnel for the Dallas Cowboys and now a senior analyst for NFL.com, said on Twitter in 2018 that TCU football’s facilities, “without hesitation,” are better than those of several teams in the NFL, per the Dayton Daily News.

Volleyball:

Get Served | Fort Worth Weekly

élan alone is worth the price of admission, but this is a really good team on their way to being great.

Returning sophomore élan McCall (No. 1) is already running short of room on her resume and one of only eight unanimous selections to the preseason all-conference team. McCall, an outside hitter, was voted Big 12 Freshman of the Year and first-team all conference last season. The spiker spent her summer training in California with the U.S. Women’s Collegiate National Team and is already one of the most decorated and successful Frogs in program history.