Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/22/14
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Johnathan Gray rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns, David Ash threw a 63-yard touchdown pass and Texas beat Kansas State 31-21 Saturday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Gray became Texas' first 100-yard rusher on the season and Texas' defense, pushed around in two consecutive losses, put up a solid and energetic performance, forcing three critical second-half turnovers. Ash, who missed the previous game with concussion-like symptoms, passed for 166 yards in the first half but missed the second with a new head injury. Senior Case McCoy took over, leading two touchdown drives. Texas coach Mack Brown has been under intense pressure after three sub-par seasons and a bad start this year. The victory allowed Texas (2-2, 1-0) to avoid its first 1-3 start since 1956. John Hubert scored two touchdowns and Tyler Lockett had 13 catches for 237 yards for Kansas State (2-2, 0-1). The Longhorns snapped a five-game losing streak in the series, beati...
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