Texas will be without one of its most dynamic playmakers this week as Daje Johnson has been ruled out of Saturday's game against Ole Miss with an ankle injury he suffered in last weekend's loss to BYU.
The sophomore running back/wide receiver provided a spark in the Longhorns' season-opening win over New Mexico State, running for 62 yards and a touchdown and catching three passes for 67 yards and another score.
Johnson ran for four yards on two carries, both on Texas' first drive of its game against BYU, before leaving the game with an ankle injury. That same injury will keep him out of the Longhorns' game this weekend against Ole Miss.
Sophomore Kendall Sanders replaced Johnson atop the Longhorns depth chart as one of the team's starting wide receivers, along with Mike Davis and Jaxon Shipley. Sanders, suspended for Texas' opener, made four catches for 36 yards against BYU.
Junior quarterback David Ash injured his head and right shoulder during the fourth quarter of the 40-21 defeat to the Cougars. He is still questionable for Saturday night's game against Ole Miss.
After totaling a career-high 434 total yards and five touchdowns in a 56-7 victory over New Mexico State, Ash passed for 251 yards and two touchdowns before exiting the loss to BYU.
Ash completed 19 of 23 passes for 362 yards and four touchdowns in the Longhorns' 66-31 win over Ole Miss in Oxford last year.