Although the practices have been closed to the media, recruits, coaches and select others have had access to every Frogs' practice. One recruit who rarely misses the opportunity to catch a practice is 2014 signee Grayson Muehlstein.
The 6-foot-4, 210-pounder out of Decatur has made the hour drive to Ft. Worth for nearly every spring practice the Frogs have had. As a quarterback, the trips are instrumental for as he has hopes of making an immediate impact.
Like others who have seen the practice, Muehlstein has been impressed with the Frogs' new offensive scheme; especially the speed. He also feels making the drive to attend practice will be beneficial once he arrives on campus in June.
"I really like it; I like the new offense and I like Coach Meacham and Coach Cumbie and how they coach the offense. I really like what they're doing," Muehlstein said. "I like how they coach the players; I'm excited about it and ready to get there. I've learned a lot about the offense. I'm just ready to get there and compete with everybody else."
"I think it helps a lot being out there and being in that atmosphere. I'm getting used to that so when I get there it's not anything new. I already have a feel for it. It's good to be out there when they're scrimmaging and just being around it. I'm learning as much as I can."
Muehlstein racked up nearly 5,000 yards and accounted for over 60 touchdowns as a senior running the same offensive system. With a familiarity in the offense, Muehlstein knows first-hand what kind of impact it can have if run correctly.
"I think their tempo is really good," he said. "Tyler and Tre have done a good job of keeping the tempo fast and getting everyone set and moving the ball quick. I like it; it's hard for defenses to defend you when you're going so fast. That's how I did it my senior year; it's just hard on the defenses. I definitely like the tempo."
Aside from visiting TCU when he can, Muehlstein is also competing for Decatur's track team competing in the 4x100, 4x200 and 200-meter. He hopes to advance to regionals in each event next week at the district meet.
"It's going good, I've got district coming up next week in Sanger so I'm looking forward to that," he said. "Our mile relay team recently got a 3:26 so I've been happy about that. I've still got to get my time down (in the 200) to compete for regionals and state but I think I can do it. My season best is a 22.8 so far but I know I can get it down."