Fmr. Southlake star Quinn Ewers named starting QB for Texas Longhorns

AUSTIN, TX - APRIL 23: University of Texas Longhorns quarterback Quinn Ewers makes a throw during the spring game on April 23, 2022, at Darrell K Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX. (Photo by Adam Davis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Former Southlake Carroll star Quinn Ewers has been named the starting quarterback for the University of Texas Longhorns for the upcoming season.

Ewers left Southlake a year early to enroll at Ohio State and start making money through the new name image and likeness rules.

He likely has already made more than $1 million through the deals.

He only took two snaps for the Buckeyes last season before transferring to Texas.

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The redshirt freshman was locked in a battle with redshirt sophomore Hudson Card.

It was announced Friday that Steve Sarkisian named Ewers as the team's starting quarterback.

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Texas opens its season on Sept. 3 at home against Louisiana-Monroe, before taking on No. 1 Alabama on Sept. 10.