David Ash is Texas' starting quarterback, but freshman Tyrone Swoopes showed in the Orange-White scrimmage that he could supplant Case McCoy as Ash's backup.
Amid great anticipation the Texas Longhorns will unveil their new up-tempo spread offense in Saturday's spring game, as much of the attention will be on quarterback David Ash.
With so much change to its offense, it seems Texas should move on to a backup QB who best represents the future: Connor Brewer. But Mack Brown isn't convinced Texas or Brewer is ready, so Case McCoy's role will continue to muddy the waters.
Texas coach Mack Brown has high expectations for the Longhorns in 2013 and, behind quarterback David Ash, thinks his squad is back to competing for national titles.
While having depth at quarterback is a good thing, Texas might have some issues with divisiveness in 2013 and beyond.
After another season of flip-flopping and inconsistent play, Texas again faces another offseason with questions at QB
Case McCoy is a bit of a gambler. For the Longhorns to succeed, they need him to dial back on his chance-taking.
With a loss to TCU, Texas -- which had won four games in a row and had been contenders for a BCS bowl -- took a step back toward mediocrity in humiliating fashion.
David Ash could have been looking over his shoulder after a subpar last few weeks. But Ash continued to work hard, leading to big results against Texas Tech.
The Texas Longhorns avoided what would have been a stunning upset to Kansas. However, the win did little to answer questions or calm concerns.
Our quarterback's better than your quarterback! Yes, with the season David Ash is having, the Longhorns can taunt Landry Jones and the Sooners with that well-established fact.
Texas has been prone to giving up big plays this season. Now the Longhorns must find a way to slow down Geno Smith and West Virginia.
A combination of better line play, understanding of the offense and play-calling have Texas QB David Ash displaying better presence in the pocket.
With Big 12 play looming large in the distance, Texas and its quarterback need a jumpstart in making the big plays that conference competition will demand.
HornsNation takes an early look at the Longhorns' schedule. Iowa State must settle its QB battle and rebuild its defense in 2012.
HornsNation takes an early look at the teams on Texas' 2012 schedule. Rival OU returns its talented QB but faces questions at other areas.