Auburn will be without its most experienced defensive back when it takes on Kansas State. Jermaine Whitehead, a senior with 12 tackles and two interceptions in the Tigers’ first two games, did not travel with the team to Manhattan, according to multiple reports.
Missouri moved closer to filling out its 2015 and 2017 football schedules Thursday, announcing a home-and-home series with Connecticut. The Huskies will play in Columbia next season with the return leg two years later in East, Hartford, Conn.
Jameis Winston will be a spectator in the first half of Florida State's showdown against Clemson Saturday after making "offensive and vulgar" comments about women — the latest embarrassment in a growing list of poor decisions off the field.
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Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said he took special notice of a full-page advertisement a Northern Illinois alumni group placed in the Chicago Tribune last week, teasing the University of Illinois about not having the Huskies on its schedule.