At practice last week, Mack Brown saw things with his defense that left him a bit unsettled.
“Some of practice on defense wasn’t as good as I wanted it to be,” the Texas coach said Monday, not specifying what bothered him. “But I didn’t think we would see what we saw.”
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TEXAS VS. 25-OLE MISS
7 p.m. Saturday, LHN, 1300, 98.1
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What we learned Monday:
- David Ash is day to day. He’s nursing head and shoulder injuries.
- If Ash can’t play, Case McCoy will start against Ole Miss and Tyrone Swoopes would be the backup.
- Daje Johnson will miss Saturday’s game with an ankle injury.
- Manny Diaz’s new duties within the athletic department will be sorted out between Diaz and athletic director DeLoss Dodds.
- There were no major depth chart shakeups after the BYU loss, besides Kendall Sanders moving into the starting lineup because of Johnson’s injury.
- Next week’s Texas-Kansas State game will start at 7 p.m. and will be televised by ABC.