27 Aug

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David Ash Ready to Prove the Critics Wrong

(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

(Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Admit it, you had your doubts about David Ash. Some of you may still have those doubts. It's hard to argue with anyone who points to last year's injury as a reason to not believe in David Ash. Concussions are nothing to take lightly. As we are learning with each new discovery, concussions can have a long lasting effect on a player's life and significantly shorten a football career, but quitting is something David Ash never considered.

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"A lot of people told me, 'You need to give it up. You need to quit,' "  Ash tells

James Schleicher is the publisher of Horns Illustrated magazine. He's also a fifth generation Texan and lifelong Austinite. Follow @HornsIllus twitter to keep up with all things Horns Illustrated.