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Wanna know the Texas starting quarterback?

Texas football head coach Charlie Strong again declined to name his starting quarterback for Sunday's opener against Notre Dame, reiterating that senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele both will play (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

Texas football head coach Charlie Strong again declined to name his starting quarterback for Sunday's opener against Notre Dame, reiterating that senior Tyrone Swoopes and freshman Shane Buechele both will play (photo courtesy of texassports.com).

By Steve Habel/Senior Editor

AUSTIN, Texas — Sorry, but you’ll have to wait until Sunday night against Notre Dame like everyone else.

Texas fans hoping for a “big reveal” about the Longhorns’ starting quarterback for Sunday’s season-opener against 10th-ranked Notre Dame didn’t get their wish Monday when coach Charlie Strong stuck to his guns during his regular media availability.

Will it be senior Tyrone Swoopes or true freshman Shane Buechele? Head

Steve Habel is a senior contributing writer for Horns Illustrated. He has covered Texas sports since 1989 and was this magazine’s senior editor for 24 years. You can follow him on twitter @stevehabel .