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Another head coach refuses to divulge injury-related information

Add another college head coach who will not disclose any injury-related information to the media.

Last week, Houston head coach Kevin Sumlin followed his regular policy by not divulging any information on the injury status of quarterback Case Keenum as the Cougars prepared to play at UCLA.

Sumlin pointed out that college football is not pro football, thus he doesn’t have to give an injury report. Even though Keenum is Houston’s best player, Sumlin insisted he wasn’t trying to hide anything, just following his usual policy. 

This week, it’s Jim Harbaugh’s turn. As the Stanford Cardinal prepare for a trip to South Bend, Harbaugh will not give any update on wide receiver Ryan Whelan.

Harbaugh explained, "As soon as I tell you, Notre Dame knows. I might as well call them myself. That's valuable information. I would like to know the status of every player on their roster."

Whalen was injured in Saturday’s win over Wake Forest. A year ago, he caught 57 passes for 926 yards and 4 touchdowns.

Stanford at Notre Dame kicks-off at 3:30 pm EST on NBC.