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Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas did not release a depth chart and did not name a starting quarterback today. Charlie Strong says he's trying to give Notre Dame as little info as possible. We'll see if that extra secrecy pays off on Sunday night.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlie Strong won't announce his decision for the Texas quarterback competition. "I know who we're gonna start," Strong said. "Sunday, we'll see who runs out there." He has said senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele will both play against the Irish.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlie Strong added he won't be naming a QB starter before the Notre Dame game.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Teas coach Charlie Strong says he has not decided on a starting QB for Notre Dame yet. The competition is down to Tyrone Swoopes and true freshman Shane Buechele.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

"It's never about me," says Texas coach Charlie Strong in response to the second question of the year on the Big 12 teleconference -- about his job security. Looks like there will be no pleasantries here at the outset of Strong's third season in Austin.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas has moved another QB to wide receiver. First it was Jerrod Heard, now it's Kai Locksley. The redshirt freshman and former ESPN 300 recruit is playing receiver according to Texas' updated roster. He has potential there, too: Locksley played that position in the Under Armour All-America Game and played well.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas QB commit Sam Ehlinger, an ESPN 300 recruit, accounted for 314 total yards and 2 TDs on Friday night to lead Austin Westlake to a 32-29 upset of No. 1 ranked Katy in their season opener.

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Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas LB Malik Jefferson, the Big 12 preseason Defensive Player of the Year, was asked to describe where his game is at entering his sophomore year. The word he chose: wiser. He feels all caught up to the speed and pressures of the college game now. Will he get to pass rush more this year? "We'll see," Jefferson said. "You know we like to blitz."

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas coach Charlie Strong said he would only share his decision on the Tyrone Swoopes-Shane Buechele quarterback battle with his Texas players. So did he? "No he hasn't," LB Malik Jefferson said. "I saw (Strong said) that. I have no idea as well."

Team Stats

Passing Yards145.9118th
Rushing Yards224.820th
Points For28.867th
Points Against30.3Tied-90th

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