AUSTIN (AP) – Texas coach Tom Herman isn’t saying who will start at quarterback against No. 4 Southern Cal this weekend.

Herman says regular starter Shane Buechele must come back from a sore shoulder — but even if he does, freshman Sam Ehlinger could still win the job.

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Buechele sat out last week’s 56-0 win over San Jose State. Ehlinger got the start and threw for 222 yards while sharing snaps with wide receiver Jerrod Heard, who started several games at quarterback in 2015.

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Buechele is the more polished passer but is 5-8 as a starter. He set several school freshman passing records in 2016 and passed for 375 yards in a season-opening loss to Maryland. He finished that game but was held out of practice last week with a bruised throwing shoulder.

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