Former Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes getting NFL interest as TE

Former Texas quarterback Tyrone Swoopes has virtually no chance of ever throwing a pass for an NFL team, but what about catching a few?Swoopes, who completed 56 percent of his passes in four seasons with the Longhorns, ran an impressive 4.65 40-yard dash at Texas Pro Day this week. While his days of playing quarterback may be over, Swoopes is reportedly generating interest as a tight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 29, 2017  |  Discuss

Tyrone Swoopes’ TD helps Texas shock Notre Dame (VIDEO)

Four quarters weren’t enough to settle Sunday’s Texas-Notre Dame game, which went into double overtime, and the unranked Longhorns coming out on top over the tenth-ranked Irish, 50-47. It appeared that Texas had control of the game late in the fourth quarter, but Notre Dame blocked a field goal to tie the game at 37 and force OT. Texas goes for the 3 point lead and…IT'S BLOCKED...
Via The Sports Daily
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Tyrone Swoopes' crazy run caps Texas' double OT upset of No.10 Notre Dame

If anyone ever questions why you love college football, show them Sunday night’s game between No. 10 Notre Dame and unranked Texas. The Fighting Irish and Longhorns went back and forth for four quarters in Darrell K. Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium before Texas closed out a 50-47 double overtime victory. Texas scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the final frame and seemed to...
Via NESN.com
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-QB Jerrod Heard switching to WR for Texas

Texas has confirmed the rumors – former quarterback Jerrod Heard is switching to wide receiver. Texas safety Kevin Vaccaro announced at practice Wednesday that Heard, an extremely athletic quarterback, will be making the position change. Heard was expected to compete for the starting quarterback job with freshman Shane Buechele and Tyrone Swoopes. Vaccaro just said that...
Via College Spun
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes Breaks Loose For 46-Yard Touchdown Run

Tyrone Swoopes was not very good when he started at quarterback for the Texas Longhorns, but it seems like whenever he subbed in for Jerrod Heard during the season he played well. Thursday night he was needed to step in once again after Heard was injured, and proceeded to have a pretty solid night.His passing numbers were pedestrian, but that was largely because the team didn't need...
Via FatManWriting
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes Making A Big Impact For Longhorns Off The Bench

When he was the starting quarterback for the Texas Longhorns Tyronne Swoopes was far from impressive, but since he has been coming off the bench his play has been a lot better. He's been a big part of the Longhorns running game, and has been especially effective in the red zone.Saturday against Kansas he was on point yet again completing six of seven passes for 98 yards and a touchdown...
Via FatManWriting
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Texas QB Tyrone Swoopes With Yet Another Rushing Touchdown For Longhorns

It is not often that you can say this about a football player, but the bench seems to be agreeing with Texas Longhorns quarterback Tyrone Swoopes. This is not to say that he sucks and that is where he belongs, but that he seems to be playing much better coming off the bench in spot duty for the Longhorns rather than as the full-time quarterback.Here he is coming off the bench to...
Via FatManWriting
October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyrone Swoopes, Malik Jefferson, And Others Star In Texas Student’s Longhorns Music Video “Put ‘Em Up”

Last fall, Texas student Jonathan Dror recorded himself singing a 10 second hook in support of his Longhorns. This year, in conjunction with UT’s University Co-op, Dror recorded a full song and music video for his anthem “Put ‘Em Up.” The video features a number of Longhorn stars, including quarterbacks Tyrone Swoopes and Jerrod Heard, top freshman linebacker Malik Jefferson...
Via College Spun
September 01, 2015  |  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
August 22, 2015  |  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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