Found October 30, 2013 on FatManWriting:
Quarterback David Ash appears to finally be over his concussion but is far from being game ready--and it looks like he might not play again anyway. @HornsIllus/Twitter The Texas Longhorns were looking for big things out of quarterback David Ash this season. Instead he and the team struggled going 1-2 before he received a concussion against Kansas State. Ash has missed the last three games and will not play against Kansas. Word is that he is no longer feeling the effects of the concussion he received against the Wildcats back on September 21, but it doesn't look like he is going to be playing anytime soon (or possibly at all). Ash's head has been deemed ready to go, but it appears that the rest of him may not be now. In the time that he has been injured he has managed to put on 10 pounds and is no longer in game shape. However, even if he was cleared to play (which he hasn't been) it does not seem as if Mack Brown is looking to play him... r...

Mack Brown On Big 12: “Everybody Is About To Start Running Into Each Other”

Five weeks ago, Texas fans weren’t very happy with head coach Mack Brown. The Longhorns were 1-2 on the season after losses to BYU and Ole Miss, and there weren’t many reasons to think the team would turn things around in conference play. But here we are over a month later, with Texas 4-0 in conference play and playing its best football of the season. And Mack Brown loves his...

Mack Brown is quietly saving his job

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Crossfire with McPhaul – 10/30/2013

Well, good Wednesday to everyone!  Grab a seat and a cold beverage and head on into the Crossfire with me. First off, it was nice to see the Horns come out and dominate TCU last Saturday in Fort Worth. Not sure if anyone else noticed but Gary Patterson was fired up & dialed in on the Horned Frog sideline. Not sure why he has so much disdain for Texas but he does.  It was a...

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Photo courtesy of Phil Roeder You may ask, “Flanagan, why are you quoting a cheesy yet legendary 80′s song for an article about the Longhorns?” It’s simple. This season can still be something special. It’s time to put September behind us. Let’s burn our BYU ticket stubs and use our Ole Miss program for toilet paper… OUCH.  Those are memories of a distant past, from...

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The Texas Longhorns are on a roll, with four straight wins that have sent them to a share of the lead in the Big 12. Up next? Kansas, a program that has lost 25 consecutive league games and has shown no sign that streak will end Saturday in Austin. But dial back the calendar to 2012 and the Longhorns will remember a game the Jayhawks could have - and probably should have - won....

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