Tale of the Tait

Steven Johnson to make it a trio of former Jayhawks starting in Denver

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/27/kansas-football-v-texas/105988/ When the Denver Broncos, fresh off of last week's whipping at the hands of the New England Patriots, line up for the first defensive play of this weekend's game against Oakland, 27 percent of their starting lineup will be former Jayhawks. Although Chris Harris and Aqib Talib — both ...

What caught my eye at Wednesday's KU football practice: Nov. 5

Matt Tait

As has been the case throughout the past few weeks, interim KU coach Clint Bowen kicked off Wednesday's practice with a visit from a former Jayhawk. And this one meant a little more to Bowen than some of the others. Charley Bowen, the older brother of the interim KU coach, ...

Jayhawks among NCAA title favorites for 2014-15 season

Matt Tait

It happens this way almost every year. As soon as the first exhibition game arrives and fans of Kansas University hoops get their first vision of the Jayhawks beating up an overmatched opponent inside Allen Fieldhouse, their minds wander toward the idea of whether this will be the year that ...

The Day After: Running over Washburn

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/nov/03/kansas-basketball-v-washburn-exhibition/106973/ No Andrew Wiggins, no Joel Embiid, no Naadir Tharpe? No problem. Monday night, the new-look Kansas University men's basketball team unofficially got its season off to a strong start with an 85-53 victory over Washburn in its exhibition season opener. Fifteen different Jayhawks played, 11 of them received minutes ...

Injury update on KU football players Derrick Neal and Keon Stowers

Matt Tait

Kansas University football officials on Sunday night released an update on the status of freshman defensive back Derrick Neal and senior defensive lineman Keon Stowers, both of whom were injured and carted off the field during Saturday's 60-14 loss at Baylor. Both players were taken to a nearby hospital for ...

The Day After: Blasted at Baylor

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/nov/01/kansas-football-v-baylor/106927/ There's no denying that Saturday's 60-14 loss at Baylor was the first significant blow in interim head coach Clint Bowen's campaign to become the Kansas University football program's full-time head coach at the end of the season. But the Jayhawks' shortcomings were hardly all on Bowen. Kansas committed six ...

What caught my eye at Wednesday's KU football practice: Oct. 29

Matt Tait

Wednesday afternoon marked the full return to a game-week practice for the Kansas University football team, which is slated to take on Baylor, at 3 p.m. in Waco, Texas, on Saturday. The Jayhawks had a bye week last week and, therefore, went through a little different practice schedule than normal. ...

Former KU cornerback Aqib Talib gives Jayhawks some love during Sunday Night Football intro

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2014/mar/12/270380/ By now, it's a well-known fact around KU Nation that the Denver Broncos have two former Jayhawks starting in their secondary. When Denver added free agent Aqib Talib to its roster in the offseason, the signing reunited the former KU cornerback and star of the Jayhawks' victory over Virginia ...

The Day After: Tripped up at Texas Tech

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/oct/18/ku-football-v-texas-tech/106557/ There was not too much to like about KU's 34-21 loss at Texas Tech on Saturday, but also not too much to hate. It was just one of those sort of deliberate and drawn out games in which the Jayhawks' fell behind early, fought to get back in it ...

What caught my eye at Wednesday's KU football practice: Oct. 15th

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2014/oct/15/280598/ I don't care how many times I go out there the rest of the season, I think I will continually be impressed by how much attention the KU coaching staff gives to fundamentals and proper technique during their normal practice routine. That was the biggest thing I took away ...

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