Early Tuesday morning, U.S. fighter jets, armed Predator and Reaper drones, and Navy ships launched airstrike attacks against ISIS, deep within Syria. While it is ironic that it was about a year ago at this time that President Obama was seriously considering strikes against Syrian leader Bashir al-Assad, sometimes threats emerge even greater than the last.
Missouri is on a bye this weekend, while Illinois is at home against Purdue. The Tigers are off after a 21-20 win at South Carolina on Saturday. Mizzou will host 12th-ranked Georgia October 11th. The Fighting Illini host the Boilermakers after getting trounced 45-14 at Nebraska on Saturday.