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Former Texas Longhorns QB David Ash Misses Football But He Enjoys Fishing

The Texas Longhorns entered last season thinking they were going to have veteran David Ash at quarterback, but concussion issues put an early end to his season and eventually his career. Stepping away from the game because of injuries is the worst way to do it. You still have the love of the game and the desire to play, but you cant because of your body.That kind of thing can really...
Via FatManWriting
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

David Ash: “Sometimes I Miss Football So Bad I Could Die”

This time last year, Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash was prepping for what he hoped would be a promising 2014 season as the starter in Austin. A year later, not only is Ash not playing football for the squad – he most likely will never play again. Ash suffered numerous concussions in his short career, and after just one game last year, he was forced to hang it up for good...
Via College Spun
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Texas Quarterback David Ash Writes Heartfelt Letter To Longhorn Fans

The retirement of Texas quarterback David Ash is one of the biggest stories of this young college football season. While Texas fans have to be disappointed that they can’t watch him play anymore, the fan base has rallied around Ash. The now-former Texas quarterback has issued a letter to those fans who have made his Texas experience special through Texas Athletics’ website...
Via College Spun
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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
September 13, 2014  |  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
September 02, 2014  |  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
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ash injury ups Strong's degree of difficulty

I'm betting Charlie Strong's research on his new program didn't include watching the 2009 Big 12 Championship Game.  If he did, though, he'll encounter the most troubling truth facing his first squad of Longhorns.  You can't win a Big 12 title without a difference maker at quarterback.  Jason White, Vince Young, Sam Bradford, Colt McCoy, Landry Jones, Brandon Weeden, Collin Klein...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Texas QB Ash set to return from concussion, cleared for spring practice

Texas quarterback David Ash has been cleared to participate in spring drills. Ash was the starter last season before sustaining a concussion in the second game against BYU. He returned two weeks later and played one half against Kansas State, but was removed at halftime and didn't return for the rest of the season. Case McCoy started the final nine games. Doctors had advised Ash...
Via Associated Press
January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

How many more? Concussion ends Texas QB David Ash’s season

University of Texas officials announced today that junior quarterback David Ash would not be medically cleared to return to action this season. The 6’-3”223 lb. Longhorn quarterback first suffered a concussion on September 7th during a loss to BYU. After sitting out the loss to Ole Miss on September 14th, Ash played in a win against Kansas State on September 21st. Ash managed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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