In an interview with Bruce Feldman of Sports Illustrated, Gary Patterson commented on the growth of Kenny Hill this season, and admitted a key part of his progression.
“I probably broke his swagger,” Patterson said, according to Feldman. “I was too hard on him early.”
What was Hill’s response? This season, where he’s thrown ten touchdowns to only three interceptions, and was named a captain of the team.
Hill isn’t the only reason TCU is performing well this season, their deep running back position group and a revamped offensive line share some glory. All the same, Hill is inarguably the most improved member of a unit that went from wildly inconsistent to a balanced, dependable force.
TCU is a legit top-ten team in the nation, they can beat you in any number of ways. As of right now, they’re probably the most complete team in the Big 12. They still have to get past Oklahoma and a number of traps in their way, but they easily have the most clear shot at a Big 12 Championship. Kenny Hill is a big part of this resurgence, and if he can keep on playing cool, relaxed football, there’s no reason why TCU can’t win the conference.
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