Texas & Michigan Football Teams Will Meet Again in 10 Years

It was announced Wednesday that the Texas and Michigan football teams will play each other again in a football home-and-home series again. Unfortunately, everyone will have to wait a decade to see it. According to ESPN, the games are scheduled for Aug. 31, 2024 and Sept. 4, 2027. The craziest fact about this home-and-home series is that, according to For The Win, the players who...
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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...
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David Ash retires from football following latest concussion

Getty Images The Texas Longhorns will not have David Ash as their quarterback anymore. Ash has chosen to retire from football after dealing with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong made an announcement about Ash following practice on Wednesday. “We just decided, because of his health — that’s the No. 1 concern for all of us ...
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Texas QB Ash To End Football Career

Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash has elected to end his football career after struggling with concussion-related symptoms for the past year. Coach Charlie Strong announced the junior quarterback's decision after practice Wednesday. Ash had started 22 games in his career with the Longhorns but was shut down on Sept. 1 after experiencing more symptoms. "We just decided...
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David Ash Is Done At Texas

((HT: Longhorn Network))David Ash will no longer play football-period. Head coach Charlie Strong said that, as a result of multiple concussions, his former starting quarterback is giving up the sport.His first major concussion was in a game against BYU last season. He came back for the Kansas State game, but still suffered some after-effects and was ruled out of the season.He came...
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Texas QB David Ash retires because of concussions

Today, Texas Longhorns head coach Charlie Strong announced that quarterback David Ash has decided to give up football. This is sad news as Ash has been fighting through concussions since last season. Last season, Ash only played in three games due to concussions.  In this season’s opener versus North Texas, he suffered another concussion in the first quarter. The junior from Belton...
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Texas quarterback David Ash quitting due to concussions

The Texas Longhorns will be losing their starting quarterback, David Ash, after he decided to quite the team due to concussions. He has suffered three concussions in the last two seasons, and has decided that football isn’t important enough at this stage to keep playing. Ash told Longhorns’ head coach Charlie Strong that he would be leaving the team, which was expected by the...
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Texas QB David Ash To Retire Due To Concussions

Very sad news on Wednesday as Texas QB David Ash has been forced to hang up his cleats due to a series of concussions he’s sustained during games. Concussions are no laughing matter, Charlie Strong made the right call to pull Ash out. BREAKING: Charlie Strong says David Ash will no longer play football. #HookEm #Longhorns #UT — Jeff Howe (@JeffHowe247) September 17, 2014 The...
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Texas QB David Ash ends playing career

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Texas coach Charlie Strong says quarterback David Ash is giving up football after struggling with the effects of multiple concussions. Ash missed most of last season because of at least one concussion and lingering symptoms. He had been cleared to return this season and played in Texas' opening victory over North Texas. Hours after that game, the junior reported...
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Texas QB David Ash giving up football after repeated concussions

Texas quarterback David Ash is giving up football after repeated concussions, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong announced on Wednesday. Ash was hurt in the first game of the season against North Texas and missed the following two weeks. Ash has a long concussion history, having missed the final nine games of 2013 with concussion symptoms.
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Texas QB David Ash to Retire Due to Concussions

Texas quarterback David Ash is giving up football due to several concussions sustained during games. BREAKING: Charlie Strong says David Ash will no longer play football. #HookEm #Longhorns #UT — Jeff Howe (@JeffHowe247) September 17, 2014 This was the right call by Charlie Strong. Concussions are nothing to take lightly and even if the kid wants to be out there, you have to protect...
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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...
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Concussions push Texas QB David Ash into retirement

Texas quarterback David Ash is giving up football after his latest head injury, Longhorns coach Charlie Strong told reporters on Wednesday.  Ash missed 10 games a year ago with a pair of concussions. After recovering from the head injuries, he suffered a broken bone in his foot in spring practice.  Ash approached Strong about the decision. He played all of Texas' season opener...
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Texas player apologizes for flubbing coin toss

Texas landed on college football's Week 3 lowlights before its game against UCLA even began.  Defensive tackle Desmond "Tank" Jackson apologized for his role in the pregame coin toss fiasco for the Longhorns before Saturday's 20-17 loss.  Jackson misunderstood that Texas had lost the coin toss to the Bruins, and elected to kick. Since UCLA had deferred to Texas...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Referee Tries to Help Texas Longhorns During Coin Toss But They Still Screw it Up

One of the greatest moments of Saturday's slate of college football action came during the Texas-UCLA game. Well--great if you are not a fan of the Longhorns because it was pretty darn funny. If you are a fan of Texas it probably made you angry and just a wee bit embarrassed.I'm talking about when the Texas captains messed up the coin toss (no wonder Charlie Strong is so...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Longhorns kicked off to start both halves because of coin toss blunder

Even before the Texas Longhorns-UCLA Bruins game got underway, there was plenty of action in AT&T Stadium. As rules expert Mike Pereira explained above, when UCLA won the coin toss and chose to defer that gave Texas the option to kick, receive, or choose a goal to defend. Texas chose to kickoff to start the […]
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Tyrone Swoopes Huge 4th Down Conversion (Video)

The Texas Longhorns may not be having the best of seasons, but they definitely came to play today against the UCLA Bruins. Watch as QB Tyrone Swoopes make a huge 4th-and-8 conversion on the move. Texas is 3/4 on 4th down this year.
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4 days ago  |  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...
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Did Texas Longhorns ask intramural fraternity QB to join team?

David Whitlock The Texas Longhorns are a program in transition.  After the retirement of coaching legend Mack Brown at the end of the 2013 season, current head coach Charlie Strong has instilled much more discipline into a program that appears to have been lax.  This has led to some defections, suspensions, and thin ranks.  It didn’t help […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports...
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CFB AM: Texas turns to walk-on fraternity brother to help QB mess

Somebody, somewhere will joke about this someday. It’ll go one of two ways. “Man, can you believe how far we’ve come since Year 1 when we had to add an intramural QB out of a fraternity to the roster?” Charlie Strong laughs over an offseason meal. “Man, remember when we were so down that we needed to pluck quarterbacks out of fraternities?” the Texas alum asks his buddy...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Shipley questionable, Johnson out for Texas

Texas wide receiver Jaxon Shipley is listed as questionable for this Saturday’s game against UCLA after suffering a head injury last week, the Longhorns announced Tuesday. In the latest blow to an offensive unit decimated by injuries, Shipley is being monitored by team medical personnel and is “day-to-day,” according to offensive play-caller Shawn Watson. Another potential...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas DC Vance Bedford Talks About Getting Rid Of Facemasks, Astroturf, Going Back To The ‘Old Days’

Vance Bedford was a four-year letterman at Texas from 1977-81. He was a team captain and a two-time all-conference player. He’s currently ranked in the top-10 all-time in pass breakups by a Longhorn.  The type of football Bedford played is the type of football the 56-year-old, now the Longhorns’ defensive coordinator under Charlie Strong, wants to see from his defensive unit...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas QB David Ash Out Indefinitely

Texas was absolutely embarrassed by BYU this past weekend. Losing is one thing, but to lose 41-7 is completely unacceptable for a program as prestigious as Texas. The Longhorns were without their starting quarterback David Ash. There was some optimism that he could return to action soon, but that dream was crushed today. The Texas Longhorns will be without junior starting quarterback David...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Strong: Texas QB David Ash out indefinitely with head injury

Texas coach Charlie Strong announced on Monday that quarterback David Ash is "out indefinitely" with what's presumed to be another concussion. Following Texas' Week 1 game against North Texas, Ash reported headaches and dizziness -- symptoms associated with concussions -- to the Longhorns training staff. He was immediately ruled out of last weekend's game against...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Just How Bad Is Texas Football Right Now...???

And by "Texas," the HQ means specifically the Longhorns...We get that Charlie Strong is disposing of a lot... No, A LOT!!!... of Mack Brown's recruits in a cleaning house of massive proportions- 8 so far with four more players that were "suspended" for the game against BYU Saturday night...The larger questions was: Just how many guys were left to chase after...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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