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.
Texas quarterback David Ash led the Longhorns to a 21-10 victory over the California Golden Bears in the Holiday Bowl on Wednesday night.
With two games left in the season and the end of the rivalry with Texas A&M looming Thursday night, the Texas Longhorns are as unsettled as ever at quarterback.
What happens Saturday when freshman quarterback David Ash leads them on the road to Missouri, where the Tigers defense is tougher?
Despite starting freshman David Ash the last two games, Texas coach Mack Brown refuses to name Ash his clear No. 1 quarterback over Case McCoy.
The Texas Longhorns had a week off to figure out who to play at quarterback and how to end a five-game home losing streak in the Big 12.
The Texas Longhorns are 4-2 at the midway point of their rebuilding project.
Texas offensive coordinator Bryan Harsin says he still thinks a rotation of sophomore Case McCoy and freshman David Ash can work.