Ash ruled out for TCU

Posted October 20th, 2013


Quarterback David Ash will miss Saturday’s game at TCU because of lingering effects of a head injury that occurred in the second game of the season, the Longhorns announced Sunday night.

It will mark the third straight game Ash will miss. The original incident occured Sept. 7 at Brigham Young University. The junior from Belton missed the following game against Mississippi then returned for the Sept. 21 Big 12 opener against Kansas State. He was pulled from the game at halftime with symptoms, and has not played since, missing the Iowa State and Oklahoma games.

In its release, UT said Ash “continues to make progress in his recovery,” and that he will “continue to be evaluated and monitored daily, and there is no timetable on his return.”


Case McCoy will continue to start at quarterback, as he has done since Ash has been out. The backups continue to be Tyrone Swoopes and Jalen Overstreet.

Texas also announced the linebacker Dalton Santos (elbow) and safety Adrian Phillips (stinger), both injured against Oklahoma on Oct. 12 in the Longhorns’ last outing, will continue to be evaluated but are expected to be available for the TCU game.

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