Tale of the Tait

Haka War Chant highlights "What Caught My Eye" blog from Day 3 of KU football's fall camp

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/aug/10/259748/ Day 3 of the KU football fall camp opened in a little different way than the first two, and, really, in a different way than any other perhaps in the entire history of KU football. Instead of leading with music and stretching, KU coach Charlie Weis called the players ...

What caught my eye at Day 2 of KU football's fall camp

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/aug/09/259675/ Day 2 of the Kansas University football program's fall camp has come and gone and I left practice with a couple more early observations. In keeping with the spirit of yesterday's season-opening blog, let's take a quick look at a few more newcomers today as well as a couple ...

What caught my eye at Day 1 of KU football's fall camp

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/aug/08/259610/ Seeing how today marked the official beginning of the 2013, I figured I better make my first “What Caught My Eye” blog of the season one that's dedicated to beginners. We'll have plenty of time to get into some more position-specific stuff and talk about the Jayhawks you already ...

My "Rapid Reaction" to the opening depth chart of KU football's fall camp

Matt Tait

Good afternoon, KU fans. The day Jayhawk football die-hards have been waiting for all summer has come and gone, and while practice — and my “What Caught My Eye” blogs — does not get started officially until tomorrow, here's my instant reaction to the first depth chart of the fall, ...

Andrew Wiggins' KU basketball gear appearing and disappearing on craigslist

Matt Tait

The sports memorabilia business is no joke and each year millions of dollars are spent by fans and collectors who seek autographs, equipment and other memorabilia from their favorite athletes. This certainly is nothing new to Kansas University sports fans, many of whom spend hours after basketball games waiting for ...

Jayhawks facing long odds yet again during upcoming football season

Matt Tait

As the beginning of fall camp draws near and preseason predictions pop up just about everywhere you look, the Kansas University football program continues to see the odds of a decent season stacked against it. Earlier today, I received an email from the folks at www.bovada.lv with the updated odds ...

Charlie Weis' 'pile of crap' comment still the talk of Big 12 media days

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/jul/23/258850/ **Dallas** — Charlie Weis stole the show. That's the prevailing thought from Day 1 of the 2013 Big 12 media days at the Omni Hotel as Day 2 gets going with five new teams stepping to the podium today. And, in a sense, Weis' Monday comments about enticing potential ...

KU football's Marquel Combs fitting in just fine

Matt Tait

http://worldonline.media.clients.ellingtoncms.com/img/photos/2013/07/10/football_101_rg006.JPG Wednesday afternoon, Marquel Combs, the Kansas football team's version of Andrew Wiggins, made his first public appearance as a Jayhawk, when he stopped by Meadowlark Estates retirement community with defensive line coach Buddy Wyatt and walk-ons Shane Smith and Austin Barone to spend an hour or so talking football ...

After long wait, KU football shows off 5 new helmets

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/jul/01/257909/ It's hard to say whether it was a calculated move or an innocent delay, but when news hit that the Kansas University football program would unveil some type of "new gear" around noon today, speculation from Jayhawk fans scored off the charts. Unfortunately, so did the waiting. Instead of ...

Blog from New York: KU fans wait hours in line to get Ben McLemore's autograph at Times Square

Matt Tait

**Final update: 6 p.m.** http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2013/jun/26/257698/ The line at Champs Sports in Times Square has not gotten any shorter as Ben McLemore already has signed dozens of autographs and will be here until 6:30. To my surprise, most of the memorabilia he's signed are KU photos, but I also saw him ...

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