After a bad weekend in Provo against BYU, things may not get much better for Texas this Saturday.
Defensive coordinator Manny Diaz was canned, and the injury report for the Longhorns is growing.
Quarterback David Ash is dealing with a head and a shoulder injury and is questionable to play against Ole Miss. However, running back/wide receiver (and playmaker) Daje Johnson is out with an ankle injury.
If Ash cannot go, the Longhorns will turn to Case McCoy as the No. 1 quarterback.
With Johnson sidelined, expect to see Johnathan Gray, Malcolm Brown and Joe Bergeron utilized more against the Rebels.
Considering all that has transpired over the last few days for the Longhorns, Saturday’s game against Ole Miss is a good opportunity to turn things around. However, a blowout loss would be damaging to Texas before Big 12 play starts.
Texas RB/WR Daje Johnson (ankle) will not play against Ole Miss. No verdict yet on David Ash (head/shoulder). #Longhorns— Max Olson (@max_olson) September 9, 2013