2. TCU OC Kendal Briles was MJ Morris' primary recruiter to Arkansas
It may not been working out for him right now, but I have hope for Kendal Briles as an up-and-coming offensive play-caller. He was outstanding as the Arkansas Razorbacks' offensive coordinator on Sam Pittman's staff for years. Arkansas has regressed with Briles and former defensive coordinator Barry Odom leaving for other jobs. Odom is killing it at UNLV, while Briles is adjusting to his new gig at TCU.
Not to say Morris can be what Max Duggan was for the Horned Frogs last year, but Chandler Morris certainly is not. So I would be in favor of replacing one Morris at quarterback for another. TCU is a program that can contend for College Football Playoff berths every few years or so, even in a four-team field. Once it expands to 12 and the Big 12 re-shuffles itself just a bit, it may be even more often.
I think in time that Briles partnering up with Sonny Dykes in Fort Worth will be massive for the TCU football program. Because the Horned Frogs are staying put in the Big 12, there is so much unclaimed territory to be had in that league with historical blue-bloods like Oklahoma and Texas leaving it. To me, I would have to really consider transferring from NC State to TCU if I were a quarterback like Morris.
TCU was an obvious pullback program this year after last, but we have not seen the last of the Frogs.