TCU’s defense forced four turnovers in dumping No. 18 Texas 20-13 Thursday night to get the Horned Frogs their biggest win of their first season in the Big 12.
Royal died this week at age 88, and the school wants to honor the coach who won two national championships, a share of a third and 11 Southwest Conference titles from 1957 to 1976.
The Texas Longhorns are feeling good again. They’ve won three in a row, quarterback David Ash is coming off his best game of the season.
Texas (6-2, 3-2 Big 12) has won two straight, while Texas Tech (6-2, 3-2) is looking to rebound from a loss at No. 3 Kansas State last week.
Ash has been one of the highest-rated passers in the country with 1,726 yards and 12 touchdowns. But Ash has thrown only one touchdown in the last three games.
Once again, the Baylor offense scored 50 points on an opponent. Once again, it wasn’t enough to win.
Texas quarterback David Ash says he will play this week against Baylor, despite a wrist injury to his non-throwing arm that knocked him out of the game against Oklahoma.
Texas defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat is out for the season with a torn pectoral muscle, and quarterback David Ash’s status is uncertain after X-rays showed his left wrist wasn’t broken.
Ash has gone from game manager to the third-rated passer in the country with 1,276 yards and 11 touchdowns with only one interception.
Off to a 3-0 start and rising in the national rankings, the No. 12 Texas Longhorns are settling into an off week feeling surprisingly good about quarterback David Ash and a bit unnerved by the defense’s habit of giving up of big plays for touchdowns.
Call it a quarterback controversy or a competition. Either way, the Texas Longhorns remain unsettled at the position heading into the 2012 season.
The Texas Longhorns are starting spring practice with coach Mack Brown still not publicly committing to a starting quarterback for 2012.