There continued to be concern among Kansas football fans about the Jayhawks’ 1-9 record in 1969 the season after a 9-2 and Orange Bowl appearance. Some contended that coach Pepper Rodgers’ recruiting policies needed to be sharply altered in time for a more respectable mark in 1970. One of Rodgers’ most notable recruits during the period was David Jaynes, a Bonner Springs product who originally had been signed by Bear Bryant at Alabama.
40 years ago: KU turnaround concerns fans
December 7, 2009