At least once in each of Missouri’s three victories, quarterback Maty Mauk has been flushed from the pocket yet still managed to throw a touchdown. The Tigers’ success on the scramble drill might seem chaotic, but there’s a method to the madness.
Junior Liana Salazar and senior Ali Kimura took different paths to Kansas. But they have both been critical in the rise of the KU women’s soccer team to the best start in school history. The Jayhawks, 8-0, are ranked 16th in the latest soccer coaches’ poll, and will attempt to stay perfect at Marquette, 2-5-1, on Friday.
A couple of weeks ago, it was same old, same old at Arkansas. The Razorbacks couldn’t handle Auburn in the second half of the opening game, when the Tigers’ suspended starting quarterback, Nick Marshall, returned.
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.
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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.