Texas QB Jerrod Heard diagnosed with shoulder sprain

Texas Longhorns fans can rest a bit easier.The school announced Thursday that sophomore QB Jerrod Heard is battling a minor sprain in his throwing shoulder. He was injured in practice Tuesday.Heard is competing with senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele for the starting job, so the injury still could prove costly this spring.In 12 games last season, Heard threw for for...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Jerrod Heard shoulder injury ‘not serious’

The Texas Longhorns thought that they had suffered a big blow to their offense when quarterback Jerrod Heard went down with an apparent shoulder injury during practice on Tuesday. Luckily for the team, the injury doesn’t seem to be as bad as they originally believed it to be. The Longhorns ran tests on Heard’s shoulder on Wednesday and then confirmed Thursday morning that the injury...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas QB Jerrod Heard injures shoulder during practice

University of Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard injured his shoulder during Tuesday’s Spring practice. The university released this information Wednesday, but was very vague in their description. The statement the school submitted was a simple one, saying only that Heard “is being evaluated at this time”. Before today, it seemed that the redshirt sophomore had practically secured the...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas says QB Heard injured shoulder

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard, who is in a three-way competition for the starting job, injured a shoulder in spring practice. The school said Wednesday that the injury happened Tuesday and that Heard was being evaluated, but released no other details. Heard, a sophomore, is competing with senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele for the starting job...
Via Associated Press
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Texas QB Jerrod Heard day-to-day with concussion

Texas Longhorns freshman quarterback Jerrod Heard is day-to-day with a concussion and could end up missing the season finale against Baylor, per Jeff Howe of 247 Sports. #Longhorns QB Jerrod Heard is day-to-day with a concussion. Charlie Strong said this morning the training staff is still evaluating him. — Jeff Howe (@JeffHowe247) November 30, 2015 Heard suffered the concussion...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas QB Jerrod Heard suffers concussion vs. Texas Tech

Jerrod Heard has taken over the reigns as the starting quarterback of the Texas Longhorns, but things didn’t go as he had hoped today against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Not only did the Longhorns end up losing by a final score of 48-45 this afternoon in Week 13 college football action, he also suffered a concussion. According to a report from ESPN, Heard suffered the concussion...
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November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jerrod Heard Gets Off To Good Start Against Kansas With 84-Yard TD Pass

If there is one thing that can make a football team feel good about itself it is playing Kansas. The poor Jayhawks are jut awful this season. They can't stop anyone from scoring and they are not very good at scoring themselves. So after an embarrassing loss to Iowa State last week the Texas Longhorns could use the confidence boost that comes with playing Kansas.They wasted little...
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November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerrod Heard's ready for a shootout at TCU, and that's fine by him

When Texas quarterback Jerrod Heard was leading his high school to multiple Texas state championships playing about 45 minutes from the site of Saturday's Big 12 game at TCU, he was known for putting his team on his back and lighting up the scoreboard. That's exactly the kind of performance the redshirt freshman expects the Longhorns' will need from him to even have a chance of knocking...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cal DT James Looney Nearly Rips Head Off Of Texas QB Jerrod Heard With Facemask

Cal defensive tackle James Looney is lucky he didn't get ejected from the game after this play. He didn't just yank on Jerrod Heard's facemask. He grabbed a hold of it as he passed by and used it to throw Heard to the turf. It got Texas another 15 yards, but as severe as it was that just doesn't seem enough.A play like this on Sundays would get Looney called to the commissioner's...
Via FatManWriting
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Longhorns QB Jerrod Heard Is Making Texas Exciting Again

Deciding to change quarterbacks at anytime during the season is a tough call to make, but so far it appears that Charlie Strong made the right call benching Tyrone Swoopes and inserting Jerrod Heard into the lineup. Yes, he has made some mistakes against Cal that have hurt the team, but his ability to pass and run has breathed life into the Texas offense.Even if his mistakes cost...
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September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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