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Texas quarterback David Ash to start against Kansas State

The Longhorns' David Ash has been plagued by injuries so far this season. (John Albright / Icon SMI)

Texas QB David Ash will miss Saturday's game against No. 25 Ole Miss. (George Frey/Getty Images)

Texas received some good news on the injury front on Friday when coach Mack Brown confirmed that quarterback David Ash was cleared by the Longhorns medical staff and will start Saturday's game against Kansas State.

Ash missed last week's loss to Ole Miss after injuring his head and shoulder against BYU in Week 2. Case McCoy started against the Rebels, throwing for 196 yards and one touchdown on 24-of-36 passing.