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.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Tello Hernandez Faces Intoxication Manslaughter Charge Following Fatal Crash
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.READ MORE: Homeowner Terry Duane Turner Charged In Slaying Of Motorist Adil Dghoughi In His Driveway
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.MORE NEWS: Dallas Neighborhood Crime Spike Has Many Questioning, 'Is Uptown Going Downhill?'
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