Garrett Gilbert is the Texas quarterback now and for a sophomore with no starts in his career, he's taking the role of grizzled veteran for the Longhorns.
With No. 2 quarterback Sherrod Harris' decision to leave the
team on the eve of training camp, Gilbert and the Longhorns
reported for the 2010 season with a serious lack of depth at the
position where Colt McCoy spent the past four seasons winning 45
Gilbert is best known for taking over for McCoy early in last
season's national championship game when McCoy got hurt early in
Texas' 37-21 loss to Alabama.
Harris, who would have been a fifth-year senior, has already
earned his degree and left the team Friday. That leaves true
freshmen Case McCoy, Colt's younger brother, and Connor Woods
battling for the No. 2 spot.