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KU football team pumped not pouting about Andrew Wiggins joining Jayhawks

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Minutes after the nation's No. 1 prep prospect, Andrew Wiggins, announced that he was heading to Kansas, many KU fans and national writers took to Twitter to share their joke about Jayhawk fans having yet another reason to wish for football season to pass quickly.

True or not, don't expect the members of the KU football team themselves to be too upset about it. In fact, more than a dozen Jayhawk football players also jumped on Twitter following Wiggins' announcement to share their excitement over the newest big-time basketball recruit landed by Bill Self.

Here's a sample:

Head coach Charlie Weis:
@CoachWeisKansas
Congrats to Coach Self, staff and team. Wow. Welcome Andrew to the Jayhawk family. Rock Chalk!

Wide receiver Josh Ford:
@Ambition_8
congrats to #KUbball and @CoachBillSelf on signing the #1 recruit in the nation Andrew Wiggins #RockChalk

Safety Isaiah Johnson:
@TheRealIsaiahJ
Damn KU just picked up the number one basketball player!! #BIG I feel like #kufball and #kubball will do some exciting things this year !! #rockchalk

Defensive end Michael Reynolds:
@M_Reynolds55
Big recruiting classes for #kufball and #kuball this year !! #JayhawkNation

Quarterback Jake Heaps:
@jtheaps9
Great day to be a Jayhawk! Congrats to @22wiggins on his decision. A great feeling knowing where your going to be playing ball!! #RockChalk

Defensive tackle Marquel Combs:
@TheReal_92
KU Basketball is about to (be) crazy this year !!

Linebacker Marcus Jenkins-Moore:
@KU_Jenk
Damn.. Bill self a Wizard how he put this class together! Big time Football recruiting class! Big time Basketball recruiting class! Great day to be a Jayhawk

Assistant coach Dave Campo:
@davecampo2
Congrats to Coach Self and staff on a great recruiting year!!! Rock Chalk!!!”

Linebacker Schyler Miles:
@SchylerM32
WIGGINS TO KU!

Defensive back Dexter McDonald:
@Dex_Mac
Wiggins got 80.3K followers lol how can you not get a check thts already official lol

Defensive tackle Keon Stowers:
@KeonStowers98
Wiggins to KU lets go!!

Linebacker Victor Simmons:
@Twosevn
Dude isn't even here yet and already got a fake account.

Long snapper Reilly Jeffers:
@ReillyJeffers
@22wiggins hey welcome to the family #rockchalk #kubball and #kufball

The list goes on and on. So, as you can see, there's not a whole lot of animosity from the football players about their basketball counterparts signing the best prep player on the planet.

In fact, they seem pretty excited to welcome him to town and, from December through March, to watch him play in Allen Fieldhouse.

One of the biggest reasons I think these guys aren't worried about Wiggins' arrival — other than the fact that the football team largely is made up of pretty good dudes — is the fact that these guys are realists. They understand, embrace and accept that in order to get people interested in what they're doing on Saturdays this fall, they have to go out there and win games.

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