Backup quarterback plans 

September, 26, 2011
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas now only has two scholarship quarterbacks -- sophomore Case McCoy and freshman David Ash

Ash is an option runner as well as a thrower. He likes to lower his shoulder, get the extra yard and get right back in the huddle. And even though third-strong Garrett Gilbert is no longer an option nothing is going to change.

“We are going to do what David does best for us,” Texas coach Mack Brown said. “David is tough. He's a big, strong, 225-pound guy, and even if he is not running the option, he is a guy who is going to pull the ball down. In watching him in practice, he is a guy who is going to run over people.

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