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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas quarterback David Ash heard the talk in the offseason about being a game manager. The Longhorns didn't need a quarterback to win games, fans said. They just needed one who wouldn't lose them.
Ash said all the rights things, too. He said he would spend the entire season handing off to running backs as long as it meant winning.
So far this season, he has shown he can throw, move the offense - and win.
The sophomore who was simply overwhelmed as a freshman in last season's 55-17 loss to Oklahoma, returns to the Cotton Bowl in Dallas this week to face the No. 13 Sooners (3-1, 1-1 Big 12). He is not just a game manager, but the most consistent offensive player for No. 15 Texas (4-1, 1-1.

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