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TCU steals 3-star Florida safety from Boise State

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Jamie Byrd Highlights (via CoachBorders)

Tonight it was announced that Jamie Byrd of Dade City, FL has switched his commitment from the Boise State Broncos to the TCU Horned Frogs.  I don't know a lot about this kid but I trust Chris Petersen's evaluation of talent and if Byrd is good enough for him he is good enough for me.  Judging by the hits in his highlight reel I would say Byrd should be a perfect fit at strong safety in the 4-2-5.  It looks like distance was a major factor in the switch and with TCU's impending move to the Big East Byrd should be able to play a couple games in front of a hometown crowd when the Frogs play USF, because Dade City is just outside of Tampa.  This doesn't totally square TCU and Boise after the home game switcheroo but it's a start.