TCU Football has at least one spot to fill on it’s coaching staff — or at least they did, according to Kenny Hill’s Twitter bio:
Kenny Trill twitter bio doesn’t look like he’s offensive analyst anymore pic.twitter.com/KxDmdFhZOC— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) January 13, 2021
Hill, a former five star recruit out of Southlake, TX, matriculated to Fort Worth via College Station, after spending two years with Texas A&M Football. He started eight games for the Aggies before losing the job and electing to transfer, arriving at TCU in 2015, redshirting his first year on campus.
Hill’s tenure at the helm of the Horned Frogs was a mixed bag; after an up and down campaign in 2016, where he completed 269-of-440 passes for 3,208 passing yards and 17 touchdowns while rushing for 609 yards and 10 more scores, he shined as a senior, earning Valero Alamo Bowl MVP after taking the Frogs to the Big 12 Championship and engineering an 11 win season.
After his professional football opportunities dried up, he returned to Fort Worth, taking a job as a student assistant coach in 2018 and a graduate assistant in 2019. This past season he was promoted to the role of Offensive Analyst, where he was an integral part of the improvement of Max Duggan and the Horned Frog offense down the stretch.
Hill is already known as a great recruiter, and has played a role in the Frogs landing several of their top prospects. Players and coaches rave about him as a technician, a person, and a hard worker, and he is already making a name for himself as one of the rising young stars in the profession. At 26, he is the youngest person on staff, but he joins a dynamic group of recruiters in Zarnell Fitch, Paul Gonzales, and Malcolm Kelly to form one of the best groups of guys kids want to play for in the Big 12.
Frankly, this is probably the right move for the Horned Frogs, who get to keep another guy on staff that loves TCU, recruits at a high level, and is improving daily on his Xs and Os. Plus, you don’t bring another rooster into a henhouse that already features big personalities with a wealth of experience in Jerry Kill and Doug Meacham.
TCU could still add one more person to the coaching staff if they desired with Offensive Analyst Rusty Burns retiring and Hill moving to the “full time” role. Former Pittsburg State coach Tim Beck was a volunteer coach throughout the 2020 season, and could get a paying gig at some point to help fill that gap.