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BREAKING: Four-star lineman Markis Deal commits to TCU

The 6-foot-6, 290-pounder from Garland, Texas immediately becomes the top-ranked recruit in the Class of 2023.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: OCT 15 Oklahoma State at TCU Photo by Matthew Pearce/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

A successful weekend for the TCU football team was capped off with a major announcement Sunday evening, when big-time four-star prospect Markis Deal revealed his decision to commit to the Horned Frogs. The 6-foot-6, 290-pound lineman immediately becomes the highest-ranked prospect and the fifth four-star prospect in the Class of 2023.

TCU was one of six schools including Arkansas, Oklahoma, USC, Texas and Georgia that had been working to secure Deal’s commitment. The two-way lineman from Garland, Texas plays for Naaman Forest High School and is a multi-sport athlete who competes in both basketball and track and field. With his decision Sunday evening, Deal becomes the 21st recruit to choose the Horned Frogs in the Class of 2023, which also features four-star prospects Cordale Russell, Warren Roberson, Avion Carter and Cameron Cook.