Jul 2, 2013; Beaverton, OR, USA; Jerrod Heard (18) passes the ball during the Nike 7on7 pool play at Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon on Tuesday July, 2, 2013. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for March 20, 2014

Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Thursday, March 20.

Jerrod Heard takes advantage of spring break at George Whitfield’s QB camp – Burnt Orange Nation

The key words from Andy Staples that every Longhorn fan wants to hear, “Texas signee Jerrod Heard talks and acts like a senior.”

Texas QB recruit Jerrod Heard eager to play right away, wants to “take over” – Dallas Morning News

I still expect Heard to redshirt this year with the intention of letting him take the reigns in 2015, but if the true freshman forces Charlie Strong’s hand he could start. Remember, Strong allowed Teddy Bridgewater to start as a true freshman at Louisville.

Charlie Strong: QB coach Shawn Watson will have “final voice” on play calls – Burnt Orange Nation

There had been considerable discussion about how the offensive play calling would operate. Now we know conclusively that Shawn Watson has a role.

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