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Tracking the progress at Memorial Stadium, Part III

Matt Tait

With fall camp set to open at the end of the week, construction on the new turf going down in place of the old track at Memorial Stadium is nearing its completion. Construction crews began installing the turf on Thursday morning and are expected to tie together the final touches ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 2 - WR Tony Pierson

Matt Tait

Here's the second-to-last installment of our series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall: http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2012/oct/27/243753/ No. 2: Tony Pierson, Senior WR --------------------------------- We know what Pierson is all about and we know how good he can be. The same was true ...

Jayhawks set as 100-1 long shots to win Big 12 football title

Matt Tait

What do Kansas, NC State, Boston College, Wake Forest, Iowa State, Indiana, Maryland, Purdue and Illinois all have in common? Sure, they're colleges whose basketball programs have carried the torch for the entire athletic department during recent years. But that's not it. All of those programs — and a few ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 4 - DL Michael Reynolds

Matt Tait

Here's the latest installment in our series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall: http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/oct/12/263051/ No. 4: Michael Reynolds, Senior Buck ------------------------------------ You can't help but get the feeling, when thinking about senior defensive lineman Michael Reynolds, that the past four ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 6 - OL Larry Mazyck

Matt Tait

Here's this week's final installment in our summer series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall. Check back beginning Monday for Nos. 5-1... No. 6: Larry Mazyck, Junior OL ------------------------------ Until a couple of months ago, I had never heard of ...

Fox Sports conducts anonymous player poll at Big 12 Media Days

Matt Tait

The guys and gals at Fox Sports Southwest conducted an anonymous player poll of all Big 12 football players in attendance at Big 12 media days earlier this week in Dallas. The results, which they published Tuesday, had a little more KU football flavor than I expected. Here's a quick ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 8 - DL Andrew Bolton

Matt Tait

Here's the latest installment in our series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall: http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/apr/12/271806/ No. 8: Andrew Bolton, Junior DL ------------------------------- There was a lot of hype surrounding Bolton last summer because, at 6-foot-3, 285 pounds and with a penchant ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 10 - RB De'Andre Mann

Matt Tait

Here's the latest installment in our series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall. http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2014/jul/21/276603/ No. 10: DeAndre' Mann, Junior RB -------------------------------- There's a good chance that many of you don't know a whole lot about De'Andre Mann. You should change ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 12 - OL Damon Martin

Matt Tait

Here's the latest installment in our series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall. http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/nov/23/265026/ No. 12: Damon Martin, Junior OL ------------------------------- After cruising through a couple of seasons as an under-the-radar talent with tremendous potential, the time has arrived for ...

Tracking the progress at Memorial Stadium, Part II

Matt Tait

It's been almost two weeks since our last look at the progress at Memorial Stadium, where construction crews are working to remove the track and lay down asphalt and turf in its place. Not a ton has changed in terms of the aesthetic of the stadium, but the drainage asphalt ...

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