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Texas QB Ash talks about concussions, walking away

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) David Ash had hoped he would be able to play football again. The Texas quarterback knew better than to believe it would happen. Ash spoke Monday for the first time since coach Charlie Strong announced last week that the junior's career was over. Ash figured he could be finished when he called a team doctor in the middle of the night after the North Texas game...
Via AP on Fox
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David Ash on Texas career cut short: 'I'm not a victim, I'm a victor'

Texas quarterback David Ash met with the media on Monday after announcing last week that he was giving up football for good. Ash has suffered at least one concussion and battled "concussion symptoms" multiple times over the last year. After consulting with doctors, he decided it was too big of a risk to keep playing football. Before he moves on from his career, though,...
Via Fox Sports
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Texas QB David Ash to retire from football

Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced Wednesday that former starting QB David Ash would be giving up football. Strong said Ash approached him to let him know and that “we kind of saw this” coming. Ash missed 10 games last season due to concussions and even though he was medically cleared to play, he suffered yet another one during the game with North Texas. There...
Via NCAA Football Zone
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David Ash Quits Football Due to Concussions

Burnt Orange Nation - Junior Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash is giving up football after a series of concussions and concussion-related issues, said Texas head coach Charlie Strong on Wednesday evening.Strong said that Ash will remain a part of the team, but will no longer play football. The head coach suggested that Ash remain a part of the team and so Ash may travel...
Via Double Coverage Football
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Former Texas Longhorns Coach Mack Brown Thanks David Ash and Wishes Him Well

It was something that looked obvious from the outside looking in when David Ash sat out most of last season with symptoms of a concussion, but he was eventually deemed healthy and was supposed to be the man for the Longhorns this season. Another concussion in the team's season opener made it painfully clear what had to happpen next.David Ash had to stop playing football.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
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Texas Greats Mack Brown, Kevin Durant Thank David Ash And Wish Him Well On Twitter

The news that Texas quarterback David Ash is done playing football due to his concussion history was very tough for the college football world, especially those connected with the Longhorns program. Many fans and others in the college football world have reached out to Ash on Twitter, including a few of the bigger names in Texas athletics. Ash’s former coach Mack Brown, and former...
Via College Spun
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Texas Announces David Ash Will Quit Football, Citing Health Concerns

Former Texas Longhorns starting quarterback David Ash has decided to quit his football-playing career, according to head coach Charlie Strong. Ash, who started 22 games for the program over the past four seasons, suffered concussion-like symptoms after the game he and his team played against North Texas earlier in the year. Ash also missed a great deal of time last year due to two...
Via College Spun
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Texas botches coin toss, kicks off to UCLA twice in loss

The Texas Longhorns are having just an absolutely brutal year. Between all the players getting kicked off the team, suspended and David Ash’s injury, things are going terribly. Things only got worse against UCLA on Saturday night when Texas elected to kickoff twice. UCLA won the toss and deferred and then Texas chose to kickoff […] The post Texas Botched The Coin Toss, Will Kickoff...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Should David Ash consider retirement?

Texas QB David Ash is suffering from a concussion and will miss Saturday’s game against BYU. (Image courtesy of USATSI) As media, it’s easy to try and tell an athlete what they should be doing instead of letting them live their own lives. When it comes to intercollegiate athletics, it is way too easy to assume this hectoring, lecturing pose. With that being said, I’m probably...
Via The Student Section
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Texas Longhorns’ David Ash Consider Retirement?

Can David Ash continue to play football? Mandatory Credit: Sue Ogrocki How many concussions is too many? David Ash is toeing the line. Charlie Strong said at a press conference Monday that the Texas Longhorns quarterback will not play in Saturday’s game against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms. “We would never jeopardize a young man’s health for the good of the football...
Via The Sports Journal
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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