It's TCU for Iloka!

TCU landed a huge commitment on Tuesday with Tyler JC safety Kenny Iloka committing to the Frogs. Iloka chose TCU over Texas.

TCU won a huge recruiting battle on Tuesday morning when they landed Tyler Junior College safety Kenny Iloka. The 6-foot-2, 209-pound safety had offers from Texas Tech, Memphis, Texas and TCU among others.

Iloka visited both TCU and Texas last weekend and was very impressed with both of his visits. As of Sunday night he was truly undecided on which school stood out the most; stating that it was an even 50/50 shot for both teams.

By Tuesday, he had made up his mind.

"I'm committing to TCU," Iloka said via text on Tuesday.

Iloka said the style of defense was a big factor on why he chose the Frogs. His teammate, Frank Kee and former TJC coach Jason Teague, also had an influence.

"The biggest reason why I decided to commit to TCU is because they run the same defense," he said. "My teammate Frank Kee could also help make the transition easier. Coach Teague was definitely a reason I decided to go with TCU."

Iloka also built a strong relationship with TCU coaches throughout the process. He said the best part of his visit to TCU last weekend was getting a chance to talk X's and O's with Gary Patterson and Chad Glasgow.

"The visit to TCU was awesome," Iloka said. "I had a great time talking football with Coach Patterson and Coach Glasgow."

Iloka, who also played in the 4-2-5 defense at Tyler Junior College, was recruited to TCU as a weak safety. He has the ability to play any of the three safety positions however. Iloka will sign with TCU on Wednesday and as a mid-year transfer he will be available for spring workouts. He will have three years to play two for the Frogs.

Iloka was named first-team All-SWJCFC in 2013 after leading the nation with 126 tackles from his weak safety position. He also recorded 3.5 sacks and had 8 pass breakups. He is the younger brother of Cincinnati Bengals starting safety George Iloka.


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