A backup who took over the Texas wishbone offense in 1968 and led the Longhorns to the 1969 national title, Street won 20 straight games, including the 15-14 victory over Arkansas in 1969 dubbed the “Game of the Century”
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.
The Longhorns (1-2) have lost two straight games and will open the Big 12 season Saturday night at home against Kansas State (2-1).
Jeff Scott ran for 164 yards and a touchdown, scored another on a punt return and No. 25 Mississippi used a powerful running game and dominant defense in the second half to roll to a 44-23 victory Saturday night.
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.
University of Texas President Bill Powers says he supports coach Mack Brown amid speculation that Brown’s job is on the line after three sub-par seasons and an embarrassing loss at BYU.
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.
A day after firing his defensive coordinator just two games into the season, Texas coach Mack Brown spent Monday trying to calm fan fears the program is in panic mode and teetering on the brink of a repeat of the losing season of 2010.
Daje Johnson, a big playmaker for the Texas offense, will miss Saturday’s game against No. 25 Mississippi with a sprained left ankle.
The name of the game for Texas this season is tempo. As in full-throttle, no-huddle, don’t-stop-to-catch-your-breath pace of play.
Ricky Williams is the new running backs coach at the University of the Incarnate Word, bringing years of knowledge of the game to the small Catholic school looking to build its program.
The Longhorns are tied for last in the Big 12, unfamiliar territory for a program that has made a record 34 College World Series appearances and is headed by the coach with the most wins in Division I history.