Sophomore QB Jerrod Heard Sustains Should Injury Midway Through Texas Longhorns Spring Football

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THURSDAY UPDATE FROM FOOTBALL HEAD ATHLETIC TRAINER ANTHONY PASS:

The Texas medical staff's evaluation revealed Jerrod Heard sustained a minor sprain to his right (throwing) shoulder during Tuesday's practice. He has started rehabilitation for the injury and there is no timetable on his return to action this spring.

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WEDNESDAY: Injury update on the 40 Acres. Sophomore quarterback Jerrod Heard sustained a right shoulder injury and is currently undergoing further evaluation, according to Texas media relations.

The injury to his throwing arm occurred Tuesday evening during the Longhorns seventh practice of spring football. Additional details have yet to be released. 

Heard has been battling to secure the starting quarterback job alongside of senior Tyrone Swoopes and true freshman Shane Buechele. The competition has been predominently focused around those three, but the Longhorns also have redshirt freshmen Matthew Merrick and Kai Locksley available to take snaps.

Horns Digest will provide any further information as it becomes available.


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