Tale of the Tait

How Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid fit with the NBA lottery's Top 3 teams

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/nov/30/265345/ Now that we know the order of this year's NBA Draft Lottery, we can take a little closer look at where we think former Jayhawks Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid might be drafted in late June. It seems safe to say that both will be top 3 picks. That's ...

Five big winners from Spring football

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/apr/12/271801/ Now that spring football has come and gone and the Kansas University athletes eagerly looking for to the 2014 season have shifted into full off-season mode, it's time to look back at the biggest winners from spring ball. The list of guys who helped themselves and their standing on ...

Thomas Robinson then and now: One and the same?

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2014/may/13/273472/ If you've been watching any of the NBA Playoff series between Portland and San Antonio — particularly Monday night's game — you might have had a moment or two where you thought you went back in time to the 2010-11 Kansas University basketball season. That was the year before ...

Border War not dead yet?

Matt Tait

It started earlier last week with Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel proclaiming that one of the main reasons the Border War rivalry between Kansas and Missouri had not been renewed since the Tigers left the Big 12 for the SEC two years ago was because, “there's some pouting going on ...

KU coach Charlie Weis talks Johnny Football

Matt Tait

The story of the night concerning Round 1 of the NFL Draft on Thursday was not No. 1 pick Jadeveon Clowney, the rapid rise of a surprise prospect or the New York Jets fans booing the daylights out of their team's pick. Instead, it was the saga surrounding polarizing Texas ...

NFL Draft history - KU football's first-round picks

Matt Tait

With tonight marking Round 1 of the 2014 NFL Draft and the Kansas University football program's only draft hopefuls being sixth or seventh round possibilities at best, let's take a quick look back at all of the Jayhawks first-round picks throughout the years. Whether you're talking NFL Drafts or AFL ...

NFL Draft and the moments that follow worth keeping an eye on for KU fans

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/nov/02/264045/ While the rest of the world watches to see where South Carolina stud Jadeveon Clowney, Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel and the rest this year's talented and deep NFL Draft class are taken in this week's draft, fans of Kansas University football find themselves in a familiar position — ...

Devonte' Graham highlights

Matt Tait

In the blink of an eye, KU's point guard position went from having a seasoned veteran leading the way to a list of inexperienced players who will be counted on big time during the 2014-15 season. Gone is Naadir Tharpe, who announced he was transferring on Thursday, and in his ...

Tharpe's departure no reason to cheer

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/nov/12/264516/ It always amazes me when fans celebrate the departure of a player and back up their stance by banging the drum for an unproven replacement. Twitter is a dangerous place to do research, but, given that the news of veteran point guard Naadir Tharpe's decision to transfer away from ...

Former Jayhawks to host NFL-style combine Saturday

Matt Tait

A handful of well-known former Kansas University football players are getting together this weekend to help out young athletes who hope to have a future in football. Several of the Jayhawks running this weekend's Next Level Youth Training Combine on Saturday morning (April 26) at YSI Sports Complex in Lawrence ...

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