McNeal likes what he sees on TCU visit

Mesquite (TX) Poteet WR DeAndre McNeal recently visited TCU.

TCU is already off to a great start for their 2015 class with eight commitments thus far. The Frogs impressive class currently ranks at No. 11 in the team rankings.

The TCU coaching staff has done a great job at landing positions of need early on, but one position they'd like to see an increase of commitments is receiver; long and fast receivers to be more specific.

The Frogs already have two very talented receiver commitments with Tony James and Jarrison Stewart, who are both expected to play slot at the next level. The staff is targeting big outside targets DaMarkus Lodge, Carlos Strickland and most recently DeAndre McNeal.

McNeal received an offer from the Frogs last week and recently made a visit to TCU's campus with Mesquite Poteet teammate Malik Jefferson; the nation's No. 2 ranked player. The duo spent virtually the whole day on campus.

"I thought it was a very nice place, especially offensive wise because they run the same offense that we do at Poteet," McNeal said. "I think it would be a very easy place for me to maneuver and get on the right track with everything."

One of the many things McNeal saw while on his visit was TCU's Pro Day.

"It's a great thing to see, its motivation for what you need to do to get to the next level," he said. "I really liked it."

At 6-foot-3, 207-pounds, McNeal is one of the biggest receivers in the DFW area. The Frogs see him as someone who would get the ball plenty of times in their new offense.

"I would play the "Y" position, like a tight end type and I would be able to get the ball a lot on a lot of routes," McNeal said.

While on the visit McNeal had plenty of time to meet with all of the TCU coaches.

"I had a lot of one-on-one time with Coach Cumbie and Coach Patterson; they're both great, down-home people and very generous," he said. "All the coaches were there, I had a lot of one-on-one time with all of them."

Overall, McNeal loved everything about his visit to Ft. Worth.

"I loved it there," he said. "It was really nice."

McNeal currently holds offers from Arizona State, Colorado State, SMU, Texas Tech in addition to TCU. He may visit Auburn later this spring.

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