By Scooby Axson
October 03, 2012

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.

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