Texas vs. K-State: Case McCoy's turn
Case McCoy vs. David Ash
STATS to watch: McCoy's Game
By Carter Strickland
Case McCoy's arms strength is continually questioned. And the last pass against TCU, in which McCoy could not get the ball over three defenders to either Jaxon Shipley or Cayleb Jones, only added more evidence to that argument.
McCoy has completed 70.6 percent of his passes of 10 or more yards to Ash's 49 percent. His average yards per attempt is 14.5 compared to Ash's 13.4. McCoy has three touchdowns and one interception on 10-plus yard throws. Ash has eight touchdowns and six interceptions.
Against TCU, Ash was 2-of-8 with two interceptions on 10-plus yard throws. McCoy was 3-of-5 with one pick thrown at the end of the game.
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K-State looks to bounce back
Max Olson: Kansas State 35, Texas 17
Carter Strickland: Kansas State 28, Texas 20
William Wilkerson: Kansas State 42, Texas 17
Read the staff's full predictions here.
FOUR DOWNS: Up in the air
By Sean Adams
Texas coach Mack Brown, alumni, former players, local media and national media all have pointed toward 2013 and 2014 as the years when the Texas Longhorn football program should be loaded at every position. The whole program should have great depth and have impact players on both lines.
I have long held the contention that no matter how great the other parts of the football team were, the 2013 team would not be championship caliber if it did not finish 2012 with one entrenched quarterback.
On Monday, David Ash, who is listed as questionable for the Kansas State game, received a marginal vote of confidence from Brown.
"I think David's got a chance to be really good in the future," Brown said. "Case [McCoy] has done a good job coming off the bench, and hopefully Case will do well this weekend."
When asked again if David Ash would be his quarterback in 2013, Brown said sharply, "I see David being a good player for the future."
Read Adams' four downs here.
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