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Talking red-shirts: A look back at the guys who sat out in 2012 and what's in store for their futures

Matt Tait

With Kansas University's spring football set to begin one week from tomorrow — crazy, isn't it? — I figured now was as good a time as any to jump into a week's worth of blogs that serve as a bridge from 2012 to 2013. For starters, the week-long fun will ...

Breaking down KU football's latest recruiting class three at a time

Matt Tait

All right, now that the signing day dust has settled and the most recent recruiting class has become an official part of Kansas football, let's take a quick look at what this all means for the Jayhawks in 2013. I'll have plenty more reaction and analysis of this class and ...

Rise & Sign: National Signing Day rockin' and rollin' as letters arriving quickly in Lawrence

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/feb/06/248932/ **3:34 p.m. Update:** Hey folks, just got back from KU coach Charlie Weis' signing day news conference and have posted Weis' full audio. A lot of insightful stuff in there, so check it out if you haven't. http://www2.kusports.com/podcasts/press_conferences_postgame_interviews/2013/feb/06/ku-football-coach-charlie-weis-sizes-class-2013/ Here are my first reactions from what Weis said. I posted ...

Signing Day circus starts a day early: CB Kevin Short wavers, but sticks with KU

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/feb/05/248837/ **4:12 p.m. Update:** Just heard back from Kevin Short, who informed me — in all caps — that he was "GOING TO KU FOR SURE." Short said he simply felt uneasy about what he was being brought in to do and wanted to talk with Charlie Weis and Clint ...

National Signing Day always an action-packed event

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/feb/05/248820/ With national signing day now less than 24 hours away, all kinds of stories about signing days past make their way to the forefront of people's minds. From famous tales about fax machine fiascos to power classes and last-minute shockers, the stories are always a favorite of mine, even ...

KU football commitment Marcus Jenkins-Moore not going anywhere

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/jan/30/248502/ Kansas University commitment Marcus Jenkins-Moore caused quite a stir late Wednesday afternoon, when he posted on both his Facebook page and his Twitter account that he had plans to take an official visit to Louisville. Jenkins-Moore, one of the biggest KU supporters in the current recruiting class, hails from ...

Te'o fiasco reveals KU football coach Charlie Weis' true character

Matt Tait

Did you hear what Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis had to say about the whole Manti Te'o mess? Well, in case you missed it, here are Weis' comments: “–––––––––––––––” During the past couple of weeks, as the story about the Notre Dame linebacker and his relationship with a girlfriend ...

Realignment Today: How nothing and something can be happening at the same time

Matt Tait

During the past couple of weeks, I've been approached by dozens of people who have asked me why I haven't written much lately about conference realignment, or at least what's left of this latest round. The reason is simple: Nothing's happening. Now when I say nothing, I mean nothing of ...

KU football finds way into offseason conversations despite rough 2012 season

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2012/oct/27/243753/ The other day I came across a blog from ESPN.com's Big 12 football blogger, David Ubben, that was titled, ”The Big 12's most improved players of 2012.” Naturally, my first thought was something along the lines of, “Huh, I wonder if any Jayhawks made the list.” Now usually when ...

What we've learned about KU football coach Charlie Weis' recruiting style

Matt Tait

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/photos/2012/09/08/ku_fbc_rice_nk_04.jpg With the second national signing day of the Charlie Weis era at Kansas University now just two weeks away, it seems like a good time to quickly go over some of the main things we've learned about Weis' recruiting strategy. We all know that the second-year coach can walk ...

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