Longhorns Name David Ash Staring QB

AUSTIN (August 22, 2012 -- The Texas Longhorns named David Ash the starter Wednesday after rotating between Ash and Case McCoy as starters in 2011 and vacillating between them both during the subsequent nine months.

The former Belton High standout was 3-3 as the starter last season. He finished with four touchdowns against eight interceptions and connected on 57 percent of his passes.

He played every snap of the Holiday Bowl and was named the game's MVP after going 14 of 23 for 142 yards with a touchdown.

McCoy was 2-3 as a starter. He threw for seven touchdowns against four picks and had a 61 percent completion percentage.

He lost his starting job after throwing four interceptions against Baylor in the final game of the regular season.


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