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Texas running back Malcolm Brown out for West Virginia game

Longhorns running back Malcolm Brown has been ruled out for this Saturday's game against West Virginia because of an ankle injury. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

The University of Texas says running back Malcolm Brown will miss this Saturday's game at home against eighth-ranked West Virginia game with sprained left ankle.

Brown left after the first quarter of the Longhorns' 41-36 victory over Oklahoma State last Saturday. He finished with three carries for seven yards.

Freshman tailback Johnathan Gray came on in relief and had 12 carries for 68 yards.

Brown, a sophomore, has 245 yards on 40 carries this season and three touchdowns.

The 6-0, 225 pound Brown was the No. 1 running back prospect in the class of 2011.

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