The Charlie Strong era began at Texas with a shaky performance at quarterback and few questions answered about just how quickly the Longhorns can rebound in the Big 12 under their new coach.
Texas quarterback David Ash, who has missed most of the season with concussion symptoms, will not return until spring practice.
The conference has just one team in the top 10 in No. 4 Baylor. It’s no coincidence that the Bears are also the only team in the league to have essentially one quarterback, Bryce Petty, behind center all season.
For a guy who has spent most of his career as a backup, Case McCoy carries himself with the swagger of a national championship-winning quarterback.
UT medical staff says quarterback David Ash will not play next week against No. 11 Oklahoma because of lingering effects of a head injury.
A Texas official says Longhorns quarterback David Ash is being evaluated for a head injury and won’t return in the second half against Kansas State.
A Texas spokesman says junior quarterback David Ash practiced with the Longhorns on Wednesday after missing last week’s game with head and shoulder injuries.
Ash has been held out of practice since leaving in the fourth quarter of last week’s loss against BYU with head and shoulder injuries. The school said senior Case McCoy will start.
Texas quarterback David Ash is still questionable for Saturday’s game against No. 25 Mississippi and a decision whether he can play may not come until not long before kickoff.
Daje Johnson, a big playmaker for the Texas offense, will miss Saturday’s game against No. 25 Mississippi with a sprained left ankle.
Texas redshirt freshman quarterback Connor Brewer has been granted an unconditional release to transfer. The school announced the move on Tuesday night.
The Big 12 is facing an identity crisis at quarterback. There will be many new faces next fall, as seven of the league’s 10 teams had senior quarterbacks.