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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas quarterback David Ash will miss Saturday s game against No. 25 Mississippi.

Ash has been held out of practice since leaving in the fourth quarter of last week s loss against BYU with head and shoulder injuries. The school said senior Case McCoy will start.

Texas coach Mack Brown had said Ash could be a game-time decision. Longhorns athletic trainer Kenny Boyd announced in a statement that Ash will not play.

Ash has accounted for seven touchdowns for the Longhorns (1-1). Freshman Tyrone Swoopes will backup McCoy.

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