ARLINGTON TX - SEPTEMBER 04: Head coach Gary Patterson of the TCU Horned Frogs yells during play against the Oregon State Beavers at Cowboys Stadium on September 4 2010 in Arlington Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
The TCU Horned Frogs, having already been hit with a substantial depth-depleting incident already this offseason, are taking on more damage. Former three-star recruit tackle Nykiren Wellington, who played in two games as a redshirt freshman last year, has transferred to Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas.
Congrats to Nykiren Wellington 6-7 320, OT transfer from TCU by way of San Antonio Holmes HS another new Valley Boy as of today!!— TVCC FOOTBALL (@TVCCFOOTBALL) May 24, 2012
There are also rumors that as many as three others are off the team, with some completely unverified accounts naming running back Ed Wesley and linebacker Deryck Glidon, both starters. We'll wait and see if there's anything to that stuff, but both of those losses would be huge.
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