How did TCU players perform in the Senior Bowl?
The 2023 Reese’s Senior Bowl is in the books. A record five TCU players competed in the exhibition, second most to only the University of Alabama.
The Senior Bowl is an all-star game that allows top college draft prospects to showcase their skills to NFL coaches, scouts and media. The Senior Bowl is preceded by a week of practice that pits the participants against each other in various drills and game situations for evaluation.
A good showing at the Senior Bowl can vastly improve a player’s draft stock.
TCU players racked up Senior Bowl practice accolades.
QB Max Duggan was selected as the American team’s QB practice player of the week heading into the Senior Bowl. LB Dee Winters was selected as the American team’s LB practice player of the week.
So how did the former Horned Frogs perform in the Senior Bowl?
Quarterback Max Duggan: Duggan struggled, completing 4-of-9 passes for 26 yards while missing several throws for the American team. Duggan did have a touchdown pass dropped on one of his possessions.
Wide receiver Derius Davis: Did not suit up for the game.
Offensive lineman Steve Avila: Avila started at guard in the second half. Avila did a good job in pass protection and run blocking even though the American team struggled to move the ball with him on the field.
Linebacker Dee Winters: Did not play in the game.
Defensive lineman Dylan Horton: Did not suit up for the game.