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Say something nice about Kansas football: A lot to like about Daylon Charlot

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/aug/15/309807/ Nobody believed it could be done, saying something nice about Kansas football for 25 weeks in a row, but this is the 25th installment of the blog that will continue at least for 52 weeks. So far, the funniest line was typed by Matt Herrera in Week 1 on ...

Recruiting juco cornerback greater priority than bringing in juco quarterback

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/aug/12/309783/ Kansas football coach David Beaty tipped his hand as to how he believes the team's three quarterbacks who have played this season — Montell Cozart, Ryan Willis and Carter Stanley — are imperfect fits for his offense. Beaty did so when he pointed out that red-shirting New Orleans recruit ...

Kansas football problems run deeper than size of Big 12 conference

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/oct/15/311099/ Once Big 12 expansion talk lost momentum in recent months on the way to its official end Monday night, part of me was disappointed because the nine-game conference schedule makes it even more difficult for the Kansas football program to reverse course. But the truth is Kansas football is ...

Say something nice about Kansas football: Avoiding longest losing road losing streak in history a possibility

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/sep/10/310286/ The Kansas football program’s official road losing streak reached 38 games with Saturday’s 49-7 loss to Baylor in Waco, where Bears coach Jim Grobe showed great mercy by resting his starters after taking a 42-0 lead into halftime. The record does not count three losses to Missouri at Arrowhead ...

Baylor blockers spent an hour stuck in hotel elevator Friday night

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/oct/06/297603/ Waco, Texas — Carrying a 37-game road losing streak and facing a bigger, faster, more experienced opponent, it can't be easy for the Kansas football team to find reasons to be confident the streak will end today at McLane Stadium. Here's a small one: Baylor's huge weight advantage at ...

Say something nice about Kansas football: Wide receiver Steven Sims KU's most productive in years

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/oct/08/310861/ Not even halfway into his sophomore season, Steven Sims already has as many touchdown receptions as any Kansas pass-catcher in the years since record-breaking quarterback Todd Reesing headed back to his home state of Texas. Sims has five TD receptions with seven games remaining, matching wide receiver Nick Harwell’s ...

Quarterback not the biggest issue stalling Kansas football rebuilding effort

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/aug/15/309809/ TCU invades Memorial Stadium on Saturday as, at the moment at least, more than a four-touchdown favorite. The biggest reason centers on the bigger, older, more experienced bodies that the Horned Frogs line up in front of their quarterback and running backs. At offensive line, TCU starts five blockers ...

Say something nice about Kansas football: Ben Johnson gem of vanishing recruiting class of 2013

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/sep/29/310662/ Teammates with younger, less developed football minds, physiques and skills than Kansas tight end Ben Johnson must wait their turns as Johnson plays his way into all-conference consideration. But those younger teammates have something that makes Johnson envious. They are members of a recruiting class that will grow together ...

Say something nice about Kansas football: Pursuing LSU recruits worth a try

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/apr/05/305756/ SEC schools, other football programs with national cachet and whatever school hires Les Miles have a better shot, but it’s not impossible that Kansas could end up snagging one or two of the recruits verbally committed to LSU who decide to reopen the recruiting process. It’s a long shot, ...

Offensive line woes make quarterback a tough place to play at Kansas

Tom Keegan

Playing quarterback for Kansas against a brutal schedule requires making the right decision when the best-laid plans break down. For example, take a look at three screen shots taken from ESPN's telecast, all from the biggest play of KU's 43-7 loss at Memphis, defensive tackle Jonathan Wilson's interception return for ...

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