AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas coach Charlie Strong says Tyrone Swoopes will start at quarterback against No. 12 Baylor as Jerrod Heard recovers from a concussion.
Strong says Heard will be evaluated during the week and could play if cleared by team doctors.
Swoopes, a junior, started most of 2014 and the first game of this season, but was replaced by Heard after a blowout loss at Notre Dame in the season opener. Heard was knocked of the game in the first half of last week's loss against Texas Tech.
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The loss dropped Texas to 4-7 and guaranteed a second consecutive losing season in Strong's second year.
Swoopes has passed for 386 yards and three touchdowns. He also has 11 rushing touchdowns.