Originally written on Double Coverage Football  |  Last updated 11/7/14
At this point in 2011 Texas was 7-4, out of Big12 title contention, and unable to decide between Case McCoy and David Ash at quarterback. At this point in 2012 Texas is 8-3, out of Big12 title contention, and unable to decide between Case McCoy and David Ash at quarterback. Meet the new Texas. Same as the old Texas. The Longhorns 2011 season was derailed by Mack Brown's inability to make a decision at QB and stick with it, and heading into camp this summer he was still dancing between Ash and McCoy. Ash won the job, and looked solid early, before falling into a slump around the Oklahoma game and never recovering. Since then he's been starting games, digging the Longhorns into holes, and heading to the bench to watch McCoy come in and provide a spark and some life to the Texas offense, echoing the old days when Major Applewhite would have to save the day after a lackluster Chris Simms performance. After all that Brown is benching Ash, and McCoy will make his first career...
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