Texas quarterback David Ash ruled out for Oklahoma game

Posted Saturday, Oct. 05, 2013  comments  Print Reprints
A

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Texas quarterback David Ash will not play against No. 11 Oklahoma in next week’s Red River Rivalry matchup in Dallas because of lingering effects of his head injury, team trainers announced Saturday.

Case McCoy, a senior who is 1-1 as a starter this season for the Longhorns (3-2, 2-0 in Big 12), will start against OU in the Oct. 12 matchup at the Cotton Bowl (11 a.m., WFAA/Ch. 8).

McCoy will be backed up by freshman Tyrone Swoopes, who has not played this season.

Ash, a junior who has a 14-7 career mark as the Longhorns’ starter, sustained a concussion in the team’s Sept. 7 game at Brigham Young and did not play Sept. 14 against Ole Miss.

Concussion-related symptoms resurfaced during a Sept. 21 victory over Kansas State and Ash left that game in the second quarter and has not returned.

Ash did not travel with the team to Thursday’s 31-30 victory over Iowa State.

Kenny Boyd, Texas’ head athletic trainer for football, announced Saturday that cornerback Sheroid Evans also will miss the Oklahoma game because of a knee injury sustained against Iowa State.

-- Jimmy Burch

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse, images, internet links or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?





Thursday, April 24Full Scoreboard
Kansas City1Final | Box
Cleveland «5
Cincinnati «2Final | Box
Pittsburgh1
Chicago WSox4Final | Box
Detroit «7
St. Louis1Final | Box
NY Mets «4
Minnesota «9Final | Box
Tampa Bay7
Arizona «5Final | Box
Chicago Cubs2
San Diego4Bottom 12th | Box
Washington3@theBallpark | TV: FSN-SD, MASN 2
Baltimore «11Final | Box
Toronto4
NY Yankees «14Final | Box
Boston5
Oakland10Bottom 8th | Box
Houston1@theBallpark | TV: CSN-CA, CSN-HOU
Philadelphia0Bottom 4th | Box
Los Angeles0@theBallpark | TV: CSN-PHI, SportsNet LA
Full Scoreboard
Thursday, April 24Full Scoreboard
Indiana85Final | Box
Atlanta «98
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Atlanta leads series, 2-1.
Oklahoma City95Final(OT) | Box
Memphis «98
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Memphis leads series, 2-1.
LA Clippers242nd Qtr | Box
Golden State21TV: TNT, CSN-BAY, FSN-PT
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Three. Series tied, 1-1.
Full Scoreboard
Thursday, April 24Full Scoreboard
Boston «3Final(OT) | Box
Detroit2
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, Game Four. Boston leads series, 3-1.
Colorado13rd Prd | Box
Minnesota2TV: CNBC, TSN2, Alt, FSN-N,WI
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Four. Colorado leads series, 2-1.
San Jose01st Prd 3:19 | Box
Los Angeles1TV: NBCSN, CBC, FSN-W, CSN-CA
Western Conference Quarterfinals, Game Four. San Jose leads series, 3-0.
Full Scoreboard