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Tweetcap from Monday, Oct. 28

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Matt Tait's "Tweetcap"

Matt Tait's "Tweetcap" by Matt Tait

Between the morning Big 12 coaches teleconference and KU football coach Charlie Weis' “Hawk Talk” radio show at night, Monday's usually a pretty big Twitter day for me.

In the second installment of my new Tweetcap feature, here's a look back at some of the highlights of a busy Monday, which included a look back at KU's loss to Baylor and a look ahead to KU's match-up with Texas this week in Austin.

Here it is, in reverse chronological order:

Weis said he senses that all the ‪#KUfball guys from Texas are fired up for this week's chance to play at UT…

Weis: KU will leave for Austin earlier than normal Fri. Doing walk-thru @ UT instead of at KU… Trying anything to come out sharp. ‪#KUfball

Weis has respect for Mack Brown: He's a good coach and a good man. But he was a good coach & man last year when tried to beat him… ‪#KUfball

Weis was asked when Pierson might be OK: We just don't know. He practiced all week last week & we thought he was good… ‪#KUfball

Weis said LB Ben Heeney is better & has a chance to play this week… Holding him out was a game time decision vs. Baylor. ‪#KUfball

Weis on punter Trevor Pardula, who averaged 47+ yards on 11 punts vs. Baylor: He bounced back nicely from the Oklahoma game… ‪#KUfball

Weis on Josh Ford injury: Got hurt in practice last week during a special teams drill and that's why he missed the Baylor game… ‪#KUfball

Weis on RB/WR Brandon Bourbon: The fact that he's become more versatile has allowed us to get him more involved this year… ‪#KUfball

Weis said guys like Keba Agostinho & Kevin Young are two of the guys playing the best right now b/c of pride & experience… ‪#KUfball

Weis on WR Rodriguez Coleman: We've been waiting for him to break out. Made a couple plays last wk & he'll get more opps this wk... ‪#KUfball

Weis: Jake (Heaps) has a very high ceiling and I don't think we've come close to tapping the ceiling on how good he can be… ‪#KUfball

Weis said Heaps was much improved vs. Baylor. The reason the 2 QB deal can work is b/c of Heaps' character… ‪#KUfball

Weis: The sky's the limit for Montell. Said he'd like to have Cozart be as big as Holsopple says he can be w/o losing quickness... ‪#KUfball

Weis on Cozart & snaps: He saved us a couple times because a couple of those snaps were high and to the right… ‪#KUfball

Looking over Texas game notes: Big reason for UT's recent turnaround is the O-Line. Horns haven't given up a sack in 9 quarters. ‪#KUfball

Weis said the ideal scenario, unless a guy clearly separates, is that playing them both is the way to go, via the hot hand method… ‪#KUfball

Weis on juggling QBs: We intended to play 'em about half and half in the game. Cozart played a few more than Heaps. ‪#KUfball

Weis opens tonight's Hawk Talk radio show with serious compliments for Baylor, which he says has as dynamic an offense as there is ‪#KUfball

‪#KUfball at Oklahoma State, Nov. 9 will kick off at 3 pm on Fox Sports 1... KU at Texas set for 2:30 this Saturday.

Weis asked about expectations for this team: We had 2 games get away from us, the rest of the games have been games into the 4th Q. ‪#KUfball

Weis said Texas is rarely out of position and their defensive philosophy is to just let their athletes be athletes… ‪#KUfball

Weis said this year's UT team is a lot better in a lot of areas, even over the beginning of this year. Added it's rather dramatic. ‪#KUfball

Lot of questions about last year's ‪#KUfball-Texas game for Weis this morning…

Weis was asked if he's still counting the days since KU's last Big 12 win. He said once B12 play starts, it's a week-by-week thing. ‪#KUfball

Mack Brown said "Charlie's a great football coach, not a good football coach. And Kansas is really lucky to have him." ‪#KUfball

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