Texas' Garrett Gilbert tabbed to start

Published 08/29 2011 02:22PM

Updated 08/29 2011 10:54PM


Gilbert started all 12 games for the Longhorns last season, but found his status as starter in jeopardy after he struggled.

Texas went 5-7 in 2010, its first losing season since 1997.

Gilbert threw 10 touchdowns and 17 interceptions last year, but he'll be working under new offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin, who arrived in Austin this offseason via Boise State.

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