The move comes amidst what’s turned into a three-game losing streak.
Longhorns’ secondary has been hit particularly hard by injury bug.
The junior leads the country with 27 TD tosses.
The standout receiver will miss third straight game.
Alabama, Clemson remain co-favorites.
Smith is currently tied for third nationally with nine receiving TDs.
The 19-year-old was arrested in Tuscaloosa, to face charges in Baton Rouge.
Kendall transferred from the Sooners to the Mountaineers this offseason.