The head injury that held Texas Longhorns quarterback Sam Ehlinger out of practice on Sunday now has the freshman listed as day-to-day as a he works through concussion protocol, Texas coach Tom Herman announced during his press conference on Monday.
Tom Herman on QB Sam Ehlinger: Freshman is day-to-day and will go through the concussion protocol. Same with C Zach Shackelford.
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) October 23, 2017Advertisement
The concussion was seemingly sustained in overtime of the Longhorns 13-10 loss to then-No. 10 Oklahoma State, in which an Ehlinger rush to begin the Texas drive saw the 6-foot-2, 230-pound freshman hit the ground hard and stay down for several seconds.
QB Ehlinger was complaining a little bit, Herman said. He showed concussion symptoms Sunday.
— Kirk Bohls (@kbohls) October 23, 2017
Ehlinger went on to finish the game, completing 22 of 36 passes for 241 yards and 1 interception, which came on the final play of the game. He also rushed 16 times for -10 yards and 1 touchdown.
Herman asked if he’s worried about Ehlinger’s health by running so much? “Yeah, it’s football.”
— Brian Davis (@BDavisAAS) October 23, 2017
Saturday marked Ehlinger’s fifth career start at Texas.
This story will be updated.
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