Archive for Saturday, October 21, 1989

KU-COLORADO GAME NOTES

October 21, 1989

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Kansas' 60-man travel squad contained 17 freshmen. A dozen, or one-fifth, of the Jayhawks were walk-ons. . .

Senior Mark Koncz opened at nose guard ahead of 320-pound freshman Gilbert Brown who had started the first six games. . .

Five bowls the Fiesta, Hall of Fame, Cotton, Florida Citrus and Hancock (formerly Sun) sent representatives to Saturday's game. . .

Colorado's Folsom Field has a new Astroturf-8 carpet this season. Projected life: 12-15 years. Cost: $565,000. . .

CU's four captains came out for the coin toss wearing Somoan skirts around their trousers in honor of late former quarterback Sal Aunese. . .

Temperatures in the mid-70s and sunny skies drew a crowd of 50,057, about a thousand shy of capacity, for CU's homecoming. . .

Stats showed linebacker Roger Robben was KU's tackling leader with nine. . .

KU trainers reported only one injury. Tight end John Baker sprained an ankle late in the second half, but he's listed as probable for next week's Kansas State game. . .

Kansas is 2-5 and 0-3 in the Big Eight. Colorado is 7-0 and 3-0. The Buffs' next two foes are Oklahoma and Nebraska. . .

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