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Say something nice about Kansas football: Staff well-equipped for changes in recruiting rules

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/feb/03/302692/ Now that a new recruiting rule has gone into effect, a football program might as well be on the winning side of the rule change, even if it’s a minor one. David Beaty’s social media-conscious coaching staff is on the winning side of it. As of Monday, college coaches ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 1 - DE Dorance Armstrong

Tom Keegan

With August right around the corner and another football season quickly coming, we've reached the top spot in our summer series of the most crucial Jayhawks for the 2016 season. In all, the series featured 13 offensive players and 12 defensive players, lending support to the idea that the Jayhawks ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 3 - RB Ke'aun Kinner

Tom Keegan

Coming in at No. 3 on our list of the most crucial Jayhawks of the 2016 season is one of the best players from 2015 and one of the more pleasant surprises from a year ago. He did not arrive on campus with much hype, but his size, speed, vision ...

Say something nice about Kansas football: Discipline taking root

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/jun/24/308711/ Setting rules and then dismissing anybody who doesn't follow them is not the way to establish discipline in a football program. Anybody could do that. It's easy. The tough challenge is taking players who lack discipline and finding a way to get them to change their behaviors. The summer ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 6 - QB Ryan Willis

Tom Keegan

More than 14,000 high schools in the United States field football teams, yet only one of those schools can lay claim to having a candidate for the Kansas starting quarterback job. Bishop Miege, located in Roeland Park, also furnished KU with an offensive line coach for two years until Tim ...

Say something nice about Kansas football: Jayhawks' run defense will improve

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2016/jul/15/309238/ Frank Solich made his coaching reputation at Nebraska, where fleet running backs and powerful backs alike darted through holes blown open by corn-fed linemen. That blueprint has worked well for Solich at Ohio University, which he has on a hot streak that includes going to bowl games in 6 ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 11 - CB Brandon Stewart

Tom Keegan

As we approach the Top 10 of this summer's list, it's back to the defensive side of the ball, where the Jayhawks return a bunch of players with significant experience who are expected to enjoy a much more productive season in 2016 than the ones they produced in 2015. Today's ...

Say something nice about Kansas Football: Jayhawks in middle of Big 12 pack for Class of 2017 recruiting

Tom Keegan

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2015/nov/13/299344/ It’s too depressing to look behind to see where Kansas ranks in various Big 12 football categories. So why not look ahead? It will brighten the mood. Rivals.com ranks Kansas fifth among 10 Big 12 teams in Class of 2017 recruiting thus far and 42nd in the nation. Big ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 13 — DT D.J. Williams

Tom Keegan

From the most experienced projected starter on the defense, Marcquis Roberts, to the least experienced our series goes. From the deepest position on the defense to one with more question marks and less obvious depth at a position that relies more than any other on rotating players in and out ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks 2016: No. 14 - LB Marcquis Roberts

Tom Keegan

As our offseason countdown gets closer to the top 10, we take a look at a veteran presence on the Kansas football team’s defense. Though he didn’t start his college career with the Jayhawks, this linebacker showed in 2015 the potential to accomplish much more on the field this coming ...

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