Zarnell Fitch is in his first season as a TCU video graduate assistant.
Fitch was a two-year letterman (2004-05) on the defensive line for the Horned Frogs after transferring from Navarro Junior College.
Fitch recorded two interceptions his senior year. The second pick came in his final game, a diving grab in the EV1.net Houston Bowl win over Iowa State. He also had two tackles against the Cyclones. Fitch had an interception at BYU while also breaking up a pass, recording a sack and totaling three stops.
Fitch started three games at nose tackle while playing in all 12 contests in the 2005 campaign. His starts came in wins over Army, Air Force and San Diego State. He forced a fumble to go with a season-best four tackles, all solo, in the 28-14 win at Wyoming. He also posted tackles for a loss against Oklahoma and Colorado State. Four of his 24 stops on the year came behind the line of scrimmage.
As a junior, Fitch recorded 10 tackles. He originally signed with Tennessee out of Navarro.
Zarnell Stephen Fitch was born July 6, 1983. The son of Louetta Fitch, he graduated in May 2006 with a communications degree and a minor in social work.