Tale of the Tait

Coaching Search 2014: Gary Barnett not the answer, but he can help Kansas football

Matt Tait

Former Colorado and Northwestern football coach Gary Barnett is probably not going to be the next head coach at Kansas University. Probably, as in former Jayhawk running back Jake Sharp might have a better shot. But that doesn't mean that Barnett can't help Kansas. Thursday morning, on both WHB 810 ...

What caught my eye at Wednesday's practice: Oct. 8th

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2014/oct/08/280256/ If there's one thing I've learned in the two Kansas University football practices we've been able to watch since Clint Bowen took over as the team's interim head coach, it's that paying attention to detail won't be lacking for the Jayhawks. Bowen and his squad again spent the first ...

Coaching Search 2014: Is Jim Harbaugh a legit candidate for Kansas?

Matt Tait

Here's the quick coaching search nugget of the day as it pertains to the KU football program. Although the search still has yet to start — (a) because the program would like to see what it's got in interim coach Clint Bowen and (b) because it's barely October and most, ...

Interesting notes about Clint Bowen's role as KU football's interim head coach

Matt Tait

Now that interim head coach Clint Bowen is officially into his stint as the Jayhawks' head coach, it's time to examine a few of the more minor details of his takeover that got lost in the celebratory manner in which he transitioned into the job. **One of the important things ...

The Day After: A wobbly night at West Virginia

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/oct/04/kansas-football-v-west-virginia/106201/ The last time KU played at West Virginia, the Jayhawks were drubbed 59-10 and limped off the field with no life and no fire. Not Saturday night. Sure that team had Geno Smith and Tavo Austin and several other big-time WVU players, but it's not like this team isn't ...

What caught my eye at Wednesday's practice: Oct. 1st

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/oct/01/kansas-football-practice/106055/ In-season open practices are back at the Kansas University football complex and today was the first day for the media to go out and take a look at the way Clint Bowen runs things as the head coach. To be fair, it's not that much of a departure from ...

Moment not too big for KU coach Clint Bowen, who lets personality shine through

Matt Tait

Say this for interim KU football coach Clint Bowen, the guy is going for it. Not only does he seem prepared, ready and able to run the show, but he's also looked incredibly confident and been able to truly be himself during these past couple of days without having to ...

4 things to know about KU football's upcoming coaching search

Matt Tait

The echo of applause from the Kansas University football players celebrating Sunday's announcement of Clint Bowen as their new interim head coach has barely silenced and the past 36 hours have been more about getting their feet under them than moving into the future. So, no, KU athletic director Sheahon ...

Has the fog lifted around KU football?

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/sep/27/279660/ It's a risky proposition to make too much of an introductory press conference, but the one that went down at the KU football complex today was at least enough different than all the others that came before to make me wonder if this day will go down as a ...

Let the search begin: KU football set to look for yet another head football coach

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/27/kansas-football-v-texas/105987/ With Charlie Weis officially out as the Kansas University head coach after a little over two seasons in which the Jayhawks struggled to a 6-22 record, it's time to turn our attention to yet another coaching search, the program's third since 2009. During the past two searches, bigger names ...

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