Tale of the Tait

Weis, Grunhard issue statements on offensive line coach's upcoming resignation

Matt Tait

Late Wednesday evening, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis and offensive line coach Tim Grunhard released a joint statement confirming what we reported earlier in the day. Grunhard is stepping down after Saturday's game against Kansas State following two seasons in Lawrence as the O-Line coach. Below are the statements ...

Charlie Weis press conference notes: Nov. 26

Matt Tait

KU football coach just wrapped up his final Tuesday press conference of the 2013 season and, as expected, he spent a lot of time hyping up the fact that "It's K-State week!" Beyond this week's match-up and what he's learned about the rivalry, Weis talked a little about the immediate ...

Bill Self press conference notes: Nov. 25

Matt Tait

Bill Self live from Allen Fieldhouse previewing the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament: **• Self on the small setting of the court in the Bahamas:** I got a picture of the court today and it looked pretty cool. Says it's in a large ball room and seats 3-4 thousand. http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/nov/25/265074/ **• ...

Keegan vs. Tait: Week 11

Matt Tait

Despite having four picks different last week, Keegan and I wound up tied after missing two different games each. Seeing how I correctly picked the KU game and he did not, I lobbied with the ethics board for a bonus game, but to no avail. So that brings us to ...

Former KU great Jon Cornish named CFL's Most Outstanding Player

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/nov/22/264942/ Former Kansas University running back Jon Cornish, the school's single season rushing leader (1,457 yards in 2006), continues to add to his case as the most decorated professional football player. Cornish, a native of Canada and standout running back with the Canadian Football League's Calgary Stampeders, on Thursday night ...

Time to give KU's much maligned O-Line some love

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2013/nov/16/ku-football-v-west-virginia/100889/ They were torn apart when things were not going well, so now that the tables have turned a little bit, it's time to praise them. We're talking about the Kansas University offensive line, of course, a group that, anchored by center Gavin Howard and buoyed by head coach Charlie ...

KU football coach Charlie Weis once considered coaching from the press box

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/sep/07/261142/ As the season slipped by and his offense continued to encounter road blocks, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis did everything he could think of to try to find a spark. From changing personnel to tweaking schemes and everything in between, Weis spent countless hours — often late into ...

Tweetcap from Monday, Nov. 18

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/nov/19/264823/ With the Kansas University football team knocking off West Virginia last week to snap its 27-game Big 12 losing streak, a lot of the talk early this week was much different than it has been in past weeks. Here's a look back at the past couple of days worth ...

Monday Rewind - West Virginia: Weis' willingness to change leads to KU victory

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2013/nov/16/ku-football-v-west-virginia/100885/ In an all orange auditorium tucked between Boone Pickens Stadium and Gallagher-Iba Arena a couple of weeks ago in Stillwater, Okla., Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis uttered a few words that hinted at the fact that he might be leaning toward changing his offense. “I think we know ...

Bill Self press conference notes from Nov. 18

Matt Tait

Bill Self's weekly press conference just wrapped. Here's a quick look back at some of the highlights, as the Jayhawks prepare to take on Iona at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Allen Fieldhouse. Full audio here **• Self: It's not too early to have an idea of what kind of ...

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