** Four 19-year-old Auburn football players have been arrested for possession of marijuana. They are starting cornerback Carlton Davis, defensive end Byron Cowart, wide receiver Ryan Davis and cornerback Jeremiah Dinson. The charge is a second-degree misdemeanor. It happened Saturday.
** Ohio State will play four consecutive night games in 2015, all are in Big Ten play, and all will be nationally televised. Overall Ohio State is 46-23 (.667) under the lights.
Here’s the schedule:
. Oct. 15 at Wisconsin 8 p.m.
. Oct. 22 at Penn State 8 p.m.
. Oct. 29 vs. Northwestern 5 p.m.
. Nov. 5 vs. Nebraska 8 p.m.
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** Here’s a list of the 21 players from FCS schools who were recently drafted by the NFL:
Pick Name School Position NFL Team
^ First Round 2 Carson Wentz North Dakota State QB Philadelphia
^ Second Round
39 Noah Spence Eastern Kentucky DE Tampa Bay .
One could argue that Spence doesn’t belong on this list. He was an All-Big Ten performer for Ohio State in 2013 as a sophomore but ran afoul of the rules with two failed drug tests. After undergoing treatment for addiction to Ecstasy, he transferred to Eastern Kentucky for a season. In 2015 he made 63 tackles, including 22½ tackles for loss and 11½ sacks. He was an AP FCS
62 James Bradberry Samford CB Carolina
^ Third Round
89 Javon Hargrave South Carolina State DT Pittsburgh
^ Fourth Round
108 Ryan Smith North Carolina Central CB Tampa Bay
111 Miles Killebrew Southern Utah S Detroit
127 Deiondre’ Hall Northern Iowa S Chicago
138 Seth Devalve Princeton TE Cleveland
^ Fifth Round
142 Ronald Blair Appalachian State DE San Francisco
155 Joe Haeg North Dakota State OT Indianapolis
157 LeShaun Sims Southern Utah CB Tennessee
170 Cole Toner Harvard OT Arizona
^ Sixth Round
177 Temarick Hemingway South Carolina State TE Los Angeles
181 Tyrone Holmes Montana LB Jacksonville
185 DeAndre Houston-Carson William & Mary S Chicago
205 Harlan Miller Southeastern Louisiana CB Arizona
208 Kamu Grugier-Hall Eastern Illinois LB New England
^ Seventh Round
226 Jonathan Woodard Central Arkansas DE Jacksonville
235 Lac Edwards Sam Houston State P New York Jets
239 Trevor Bates Maine LB Indianapolis
252 Beau Sandland Montana State TE Carolina
** There were also three players from Division II to get drafted.
^ Fifth Round
146 Matt Judon Grand Valley State DE Baltimore
165 Tyreek Hill West Alabama WR Kansas City
Hill transferred to West Alabama from Oklahoma State after pleading guilty to domestic abuse by strangulation against his then-pregnant girlfriend. He’s the first player to be drafted from West Alabama since 1974.
167 Marqui Christian Midwestern State S Arizona
** David Onyemata, a defensive tackle, was drafted in the fourth round by New Orleans. He played for Manitoba in Canada.
** Moritz Boehringer, a wide receiver, was drafted early in the sixth round by Minnesota. He never played college football and played professionally in Germany last year. He’s the first player to be taken in an NFL draft without having played college football.