Plenty of QB's for TCU Junior Day

TCU will host a junior day on Saturday and among those expected to be in attendance are four talented signal callers.

Big names are expected to be in attendance for TCU's second and third junior days on Saturday and Sunday. With an anticipated 30 juniors expected to be in attendance for the two days, one position will be heavily loaded with standout prospects; quarterback.

Four 2014 signal callers will attend TCU's junior day on Saturday and the questions on everyone's mind is who gets an offer and if anyone does, who commits?

TCU has yet to offer a quarterback for their 2014 class but one should surely happen on Saturday. If it's anything like the 2012 class, when TCU offered five quarterbacks early on, multiple players could receive an offer. The players vying for that offer have all been on the Frogs radar for at least a year and each possess a good case to why they should be offered.

Grayson Muehlstein
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School: Decatur
Height: 6-4
Weight: 202
Speed: 4.52
Offers: None.

2012 stats: 1,444 yards, 17 TD passing; 721 yards, 6 TD rushing (10 games)

Muehlstein doesn't hold an offer to date, but the 6-4, 205-pounder with legit 4.5 speed is drawing very strong interest from the likes of LSU, Alabama, Kansas State, Rutgers, Baylor, Tennessee, Oklahoma State and TCU to name just a few. Muehlstein's blend of size and speed gives him a unique advantage over the competition as there aren't many quarterbacks his size, with his speed and the ability to launch a football nearly 70 yards. Muehlstein was very impressive at a Frogs summer camp last year, going head to head with the nation's top quarterback; Jerrod Heard. Muehlstein's ability is a perfect fit for TCU's offense which relies on the quarterback's legs nearly as much as his arm.

Key factors: Muehlstein has visited TCU multiple times and may want to stay close to home.
 

Foster Sawyer
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School: Ft. Worth All Saints
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Speed: 4.7
Offers: UCLA, SMU, Missouri, Ole Miss, Arizona State, Houston, Vanderbilt

2012 stats: 162-of-263, 2,813 yards, 28 TD passing; 42 carries, 145 yards, 2 TD rushing. (11 games)

Sawyer is starting to see his recruitment take off in recent weeks and now holds six offers. Also a standout baseball player, Sawyer was good mechanics and continues to improve his delivery, which is tough as a third baseman. Sawyer excelled in his first season at All Saints, guiding the Saints to a perfect 11-0 record and SPC Championship. Sawyer's name is not new to Frog fans as he's been on their radar since he was a freshman. He's more of a pro-style quarterback, but can use his mobility to avoid a rush. He's not a 4.5 burner, but he's not exactly slow either.

Key factors: Sawyer has a brother that attends TCU and he himself has visited TCU countless times the last two years.
 

Zach Cripps
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School: League City Clear Springs
Height: 6-3
Weight: 217
Speed: 4.7
Offers: None

2012 stats: 221-of-351; 2,836 yards, 23 TD passing; 110 rush, 458 yards, 12 TD (11 games)

Cripps is another big-bodied quarterback who put up big numbers in his first year as a full-time starter. Although he's a big quarterback, Cripps also has good mobility as evident with his 12 rushing touchdowns last season. He also happens to have one of the strongest arms in the Houston area. Cripps doesn't hold an offer to date but schools such as Baylor, Texas State, UTSA, Northwestern and TCU are showing very strong interest. In fact, Gary Patterson visited Clear Springs early last month. His trip up to TCU for the junior day will be his first time on TCU's campus.

Key factors: Cripps runs the same offense at his school that the Frogs run.
 

Ronald Monroe
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School: FB Bush
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Speed: 4.6
Offers: Houston

2012 stats: 1,932 yards, 21 TD passing; 281 yards, 6 TD rushing (12 games)

Like Muehlstein and Sawyer, Monroe has visited TCU multiple times in the last year so he is familiar with the coaching staff and campus. Monroe is another true dual-threat quarterback and is already ranked as the No. 20 quarterback by FOX Sports NEXT. While he doesn't have as strong an arm as the others, he arm strength is definitely not lacking. Plus, he may be the best of the four at avoiding the rush and making plays with his feet. With one offer from Houston, Monroe is also getting interest from Texas Tech, Baylor, LSU and Northwestern. Monroe led Bush to their best season in school history in 2012 as they finished 10-2 on the year.

Key factors: Monroe is familiar with TCU but is expected to take his time visiting others before committing anywhere.
 


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