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Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 11/12/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. The depth chart and audio from coach Charlie Weis and offensive line coach Tim Grunhard have been posted. • **Weis has changed his team’s schedule this week.** He’s ...

Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 11/5/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. Full audio and the latest depth chart have been posted. • **Weis says the balance Oklahoma State has on offense is what you’re looking for.** Weis isn’t like OSU, which ...

Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 10/29/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. Full audio has been posted along with the updated depth chart. • **Weis says making the change with his offensive staff a few weeks ago wasn't difficult. The trick was the ...

Cliff’s Notes: Bill Self press conference, 10/28/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas men's basketball coach Bill Self's comments at his press conference today. Full audio has been posted. • **Andrew Wiggins is doing well. He's starting to feel more comfortable.** He wants to please and not screw up. He's figuring it our ...

Box score breakdown: KU defense doesn’t deserve free pass against OU

Here's a look at our "new" box score for Kansas' 34-19 loss to Oklahoma. A reminder: This box score is meant to give some of the most relevant stats so we can take a deeper (and better) look into the numbers. A few quick takeaways ... • **About that passing offense ...** I ...

KU quarterback Jake Heaps has a ‘hot spot’ … and here’s where it is

Through five games, what are Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps' strengths as a passer? With help from charting data, let's take a look. After each game, I've made an attempt to chart every play of KU's football season, which has included direction of passes, pass yardage, formation and other ...

Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 10/15/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. The updated depth chart and Charlie Weis' press conference audio have been posted. • **Weis has been pleased with how things have gone on the defensive side of the ball ...

Breakdown: A coach’s scouting report of KU’s offense

*For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach."* After asking for requests on Twitter, it appears most Kansas football fans want to know what exactly is going on with the Jayhawks' struggling offense. With that in mind, I decided to ...

Box score breakdown: KU has no chance if offense remains this bad

Here's a look at our "new" box score for Kansas' 27-17 loss to TCU. A reminder: This box score is meant to give some of the most relevant stats so we can take a deeper (and better) look into the numbers. Here are a few takeaways: **Buddy Bell could have been talking about KU's ...

Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 10/8/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. The updated depth chart (lots of changes on the offensive line) and full press conference audio have been posted. • **Weis says the last thing he wants to do is throw ...

Box score breakdown: Should we still consider KU a run-first team?

Here's a look at our "new" box score for Kansas' 13-10 victory over LA Tech. A note for first-time readers: this box score is meant to give some of the most relevant stats so we can take a deeper (and better) look into the numbers. Here are a few takeaways from the box ...

Breakdown: An example of KU’s offensive line getting out-physicaled by Rice

*For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach."* Kansas coach Charlie Weis has made a few mentions this week about how he was disappointed in his offensive line play. With that in mind, I wanted to take a look at a failed running play ...

Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 9/17/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. Full audio and the updated depth chart have been posted. • **The KU coaching staff’s goal was to hold back and red-shirt one-third of the incoming transfers and play ...

Cliff’s Notes: Charlie Weis press conference, 9/10/13

Here is the Cliff's Notes version from Kansas football coach Charlie Weis' comments at his press conference today. The updated depth chart (only second-team changes) and full press conference audio have been posted. • **Most weeks, KU’s opponents are running schemes where the ...

Breakdown: Why KU’s Wildcat formation didn’t work against South Dakota

*For this blog, I have consulted a Div. II offensive assistant coach, someone we'll just call "Coach."* Following Kansas' 31-14 victory over South Dakota, I heard many Jayhawk fans suggest that coach Charlie Weis should ditch the Wildcat (or Jayhawk) formation altogether. I wanted to ask ...