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Archive for Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Season a travesty

October 24, 2006

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To the editor:

This Kansas University football season has become a travesty. Early on, we were led to believe that the Jayhawks had reloaded on defense and a new, great offense was going to return them to being competitive. The coaching staff would have been more prudent to present a less enthusiastic forecast for this season.

Of course, a new coaching contract was imminent, so some overstatement was probable. In my 50-plus years of following KU football, I can't recall a past team less prepared to maintain a lead, and then lose in the final moments against some very average football teams.

Dick Hassur,

Lawrence

Comments

Confrontation 8 years, 3 months ago

Dick needs to get a life outside of KU football. His name suits him well.

mom_of_three 8 years, 3 months ago

Imagine how frustrating it is to the players!

mom_of_three 8 years, 3 months ago

very funny, BunE.

Whenever my Oklahoma relatives start talking about our football team, I just say we are just biding our time until basketball season.

BunE 8 years, 3 months ago

Lets say the KU mantra together...

"Basketball Season Starts Soon"

mom_of_three 8 years, 3 months ago

although I hate listening/watching a game to see a lead blown in the last few minutes (several times), it is better to watch than the blowouts of my college years.

Bradley Kemp 8 years, 3 months ago

A travesty is a parody. Is that what this writer meant? The season is a parody?

cowboy 8 years, 3 months ago

you obviously can only recall the majority of teams who are blown out by halftime , yeah those were fun to watch. Progress can be ugly and dissappointing at times.

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