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Charlie Strong Hopes He Doesn't Have To Start A Freshman QB For Season Opener At Notre Dame

After an up-and-down first season for Charlie Strong's Texas Longhorns, things won't get much easier to kick off 2015. Texas opens the year at Notre Dame, and while Strong enjoyed watching the quarterback battle today, in a perfect world, he wouldn't have to throw a freshman to the wolves in South Bend.

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That quote would seem to favor the incumbent at quarterback Tyrone Swoopes if all things are equal, but we imagine that redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard, who had the better spring game statistically, will still have a good shot at winning the job heading into the season. The QB race in Austin is definitely one to follow through the summer.