“We don’t know yet,” Malzahn said. “He had a family emergency he’s having to deal with. That’s all I’d rather say.”
The freshman Ford not only plays cornerback but also special teams and running back. He has 73 yards on six carries for the offense and five tackles and a pass breakup on defense.
The 7-1 Tigers travel to Arkansas to play the 3-5 Razorbacks Saturday.