FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – TCU is changing its offense, and got some top-notch recruits to help in that transition.
The Horned Frogs signed 22 players to national letters of intent Wednesday. That includes a school-record five four-star recruits, all on offense.
Foster Sawyer, a 6-foot-5 quarterback from All Saints’ Episcopal School in Fort Worth, is one of the state’s top quarterback prospects. The other four-star signees are receivers Corey McBride and Emanuel Porter, offensive lineman Ty Barrett and running back Shaun Nixon, a late addition after initially committing to Texas A&M.
The Frogs also signed Decatur quarterback Grayson Muehlstein.
Patterson hired two new co-offensive coordinators in December, and says the Frogs are “morphing into an Oklahoma State-Texas Tech style of throwing offense.”
TCU’s 2014 football signees announced Wednesday:
Vinny Ascolese, lb, 6-3, 220, ASA College (N.Y.)
Ty Barrett, ol, 6-5, 316, Skyline HS, Dallas
Chris Bradley, dt, 6-2, 255, Evangel Christian HS, Shreveport, La.
L.J. Collier, dt, 6-4, 245, Munday (Texas) HS
Trey Elliott, ot, 6-4, 275, Jesuit HS, Dallas
Ryan Griswold, ot, 6-5, 255, Pearland (Texas) HS
Travin Howard, s, 6-1, 190, Longview (Texas) HS
Kenny Iloka, s, 6-2, 209, Tyler JC (Texas)
Ridwan Issahaku, db, 6-1, 180, Norcross (Ga.) HS
Frank Kee, og, 6-4, 345, Tyler JC (Texas)
Corey McBride, wr, 6-2, 180, Dutchtown HS, Geismar, La.
Casey McDermott Vai, de, 6-4, 250, Raytown (Mo.) HS
Torrance Mosley, ath, 5-10, 160, Dutchtown HS, Geismar, La.
Grayson Muehlstein, qb, 6-4, 210, Decatur (Texas) HS
Shaun Nixon, tb, 5-10, 180, Lake Travis HS, Austin, Texas
Corry Omeally, cb, 6-0, 170, Ellsworth CC (Iowa)
Nick Orr, cb, 5-10, 166, DeSoto (Texas) HS
Emanuel Porter, wr, 6-4, 190, Lincoln HS, Dallas
Foster Sawyer, qb, 6-5, 215, All Saints HS, Fort Worth, Texas
Austin Schlottman, ot, 6-6, 280, Brenham (Texas) HS
Ty Summers, lb, 6-2, 211, Reagan HS, San Antonio
Desmon White, wr, 5-7, 150, DeSoto (Texas) HS
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