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AL.com is reporting that Auburn senior safety Jermaine Whitehead did not travel with the team on Wednesday afternoon and will miss Thursday's matchup against Kansas State.
quote:No. 5 Auburn kicks off against No. 20 Kansas State Thursday at 6:30pm CST on ESPN.
The senior is Auburn's most experienced defensive back and leads the team with two interceptions, and has played a team-high 122 snaps on defense. He returned one of his interceptions 33 yards for a touchdown in the season opener against Arkansas.
AuburnUndercover.com reports, through "knowledgeable sources," Whitehead got into a verbal altercation with a coach and was subsequently suspended.
Whitehead's status beyond this week is uncertain, according to a source.
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