Nineteen Horned Frogs graduated from the Big 12 title game two-deep, including 13 on offense. Chief among that group was quarterback Kenny Hill, who evened out nicely his senior year. Three starting offensive linemen, three receivers, two tight ends and running back Kyle Hicks also depart.
Sporting News Top 25: Previewing the 2018 TCU Horned Frogs
TCU is ranked No. 18 in our Way-Too-Early Top 25 heading into spring practice, but with so many talented, experienced players gone, coach Gary Patterson will have to rely on promising QB Shawn Robinson and the Frogs’ usual fearsome, under-sized defense to create havoc. An early test against Ohio State (Sept. 15 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas) might reveal whether TCU has made the progress to make another push for the conference title.