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TCU News: Can TCU lead the Big 12 in defense for fourth straight season?

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How TCU plans to lead the Big 12 in defense a fourth straight year | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Despite losing Jeff Gladney, TCU’s secondary is expected to be a force in 2020.

“Noah and Tre Tomlinson are probably our starters. We’re finding backups between Kee’yon Stewart, Tony Wallace and (C.J.) Ceasar,” Patterson said. “Ceasar has still been doing some good things. But when you get into the season you better have five or six guys that can go. We’ve really pushed all of those guys. In the SMU game they have a high level receiver corps and we’ve got to make sure we’re as ready to go as possible because they can play.”

Game-by-game predictions for TCU in 2020 | Dallas Morning News

A pretty favorable review considering TCU will be without Max Duggan for an unknown amount of time.

TCU football enters the 2020 season following a disappointing 2019 campaign that ended with a 5-7 record — the program’s first season without a bowl game appearance since 2013.

TCU plans to open Big 12 season as SMU game moved to Friday primetime slot | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Friday night under the lights in the Carter - if only it could be a full stadium...

The Big 12 announced kickoff and TV information for upcoming games on Tuesday, and the TCU-SMU game is getting primetime treatment by moving into a Friday night (Sept. 11) slot on Fox Sports 1. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. at Amon G. Carter Stadium.

Baseball:

The road to Texas Christian leads through Georgia for San Marcos ace | Santa Barbara News-Press

Left-handed pitcher Chase Hudson is one of the latest baseball studs to commit to Schlossnagle and the Frogs.

“I’d say that 2020 definitely turned into a win,” the junior left-hander said after committing last week to NCAA Division 1 power Texas Christian University. “I got the opportunity to earn a scholarship from my dream school.”

The Horned Frogs’ offer came after Hoover struck out six of the 10 batters he faced three weeks ago at the Underclass Area Code Games in Atlanta, Ga.