Texas QB Shane Buechele expected to be available against USC
Texas quarterback Shane Buechele is expected to be available against USC after missing last week with a shoulder injury, according to a report.
The sophomore QB missed Texas’ game against San Jose State last weekend with a shoulder injury. He was able to throw and took limited reps in practice on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Horns Digest’s Chip Brown said Buechele was expected to be available against USC on Saturday.
Shane Buechele (shoulder) continues to progress. UT expects 3 QBs – Buechele, Sam Ehlinger, Jerrod Heard – to be available Saturday at #USC.
— Chip Brown (@ChipBrownHD) September 14, 2017
Freshman Sam Ehlinger played against San Jose State and was 15 of 27 for 222 yards and a touchdown. He also rushed for 48 yards. Junior Jerrod Heard took a few snaps at QB and rushed for 39 yards and two touchdowns.
The 1-1 Longhorns face the 2-0 Trojans on Saturday at the Coliseum in Los Angeles.