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A Big 12 Football Star Is Reportedly Out For The Season

A general view of TCU's football stadium ahead of a Baylor game.

FORT WORTH, TX - NOVEMBER 24: A view as the TCU Horned Frogs take on the Baylor Bears at Amon G. Carter Stadium on November 24, 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

A TCU football star is reportedly out for the entire 2018 season.

Horned Frogs' Ross Blacklock, the Big 12's Defensive Freshman of the Year, is reportedly out for the 2018 season.

Blacklock, a four-star recruit, suffered an achilles injury at practice on Tuesday.

247Sports first reported the news:

TCU sophomore defensive tackle Ross Blacklock is out for the 2018 season sources confirmed to HornedFrogBlitz on Wednesday night. Rumors of an injury surfaced after Blacklock posted an update from his Instagram account on Wednesday from Ft. Worth Orthopedics. HFB confirmed the news shortly after that Blacklock was indeed injured.

Sources told HFB that Blacklock was injured during a non-contact drill during the Frogs' practice on Tuesday.

Bruce Feldman confirmed the news.

"BREAKING TCU standout DT Ross Blacklock is expected to be out for the season due to an achilles injury suffered at practice on Tuesday, a source told me. He was the co-Big 12 Defensive Freshman of the Year. 247 first reported the news," he tweeted.

TCU was ranked No. 16 in the preseason Coaches' Poll.