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Tyrone Swoopes or Jerrod Heard? Who Will Texas Finally Decide On?

The 2015 Texas Longhorns are gearing up for their season opener on September 5 against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. The Longhorns are 2-8 all-time against the Fighting Irish, but all the numbers will be thrown out the window when they meet the first weekend in September. The Longhorns are coming off a 6-7 season and were highly disappointing on offense and it all began at the quarterback...
Via Football Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyrone Swoopes leading Texas QB battle?

Fans finally got some clarity on the Texas Longhorns starting quarterback battle today as, not surprisingly, head coach Charlie Strong told reporters that junior Tyrone Swoopes would be the starter in the team’s season opener against Notre Dame “if the season started today.” Strong’s words were reported on Twitter by Anwar Richardson of Rivals and Chip Brown of’s...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Strong: Swoopes would be starting QB if season started now

This isn’t too surprising, but Texas head coach Charlie Strong told reporters following today’s scrimmage that if the Longhorns opened the season against Notre Dame today, junior Tyrone Swoopes would be the team’s starting quarterback. #Longhorns #HookEm coach Charlie Strong said if they had to play Notre Dame today, Tyrone Swoopes would take the first snap — Anwar Richardson...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas closer to naming starter for season opener

In just two weeks, the Texas Longhorns will take the field for their 2015 season opener against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in one of the most high-profile games of the opening weekend. There is just one problem right now for fans in burnt orange: head coach Charlie Strong hasn’t named a starting quarterback for that game. During a press conference Saturday, Strong did name...
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Longhorns still looking for better QB play from Swoopes

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Charlie Strong long ago promised that what happened last season at Texas won't happen again. Considering the Longhorns went 6-7 and collapsed with two of their worst games at the end, what choice did he have? "It's partially my fault," Strong said. "A lot of times when you walk into a program and there's been tradition established, there's passion in the program...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Football Position Preview: Quarterbacks

At a position where stability is key to a team’s success, Texas head coach Charlie Strong finds himself in a bit of a quandary. His first season as head coach saw him lose his starting quaterback David Ash to a career-ending injury in just his first game, forcing him to use his backup, Tyrone Swoopes. Now, as the beginning of the 2015 season rolls around, he must choose between...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

When projecting Swoopes' potential, it's really anybody's guess

What is Tyrone Swoopes' potential? There might not be a quarterback in the country whose potential is more of a mystery. After last season's ups and downs, Swoopes isn't even guaranteed of being the Texas Longhorns' starting quarterback when the 2015 season starts on Sept. 5 at Notre Dame.That honor might fall to redshirt freshman Jerrod Heard, but that's certainly not a guarantee...
Via Fox Sports
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong Forgot QB Tyrone Swoopes’ First Name During Deposition

The strange case between Texas assistant coach Joe Wickline and Oklahoma State over a contract dispute got pretty comical during Longhorn head coach Charlie Strong’s deposition. When asked about quarterback Tyrone Swoopes, Strong totally blanked on his player’s first name. Oops. — cuppycup (@cuppycup) April 10, 2015 Swoopes started 12 games for...
Via College Spun
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas Longhorns QB Tyrone Swoopes Gets Team on the Scoreboard

There have been times this season when Texas Longhorns quarterback Tyrone Swoopes has looked pretty good. There have been even more when he could not get the offense to move an inch let alone a yard. Unfortunately during the Texas Bowl it was the latter.He did, however, manage to get some offense going late in the second quarter that ended with him making a nine-yard dash in to the...
Via FatManWriting
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas Quarterback Tyrone Swoopes “Expects” The Longhorns To Make The College Football Playoff

No one expects a player to admit that his team will not reach the highest level, especially not just four weeks into the season. However, it certainly seems unlikely that with two losses already, Texas will find a way into the inaugural College Football Playoff. Don’t tell that to quarterback Tyrone Swoopes, however: Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes said he “expects to be in the College...
Via College Spun
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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