Tale of the Tait

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 ...

Keeping Stats: Where KU football ranks nationally heading into Big 12 play

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/06/kansas-football-v-southeast-missouri-state/105625/ The Kansas University football team has navigated its way through the non-conference portion of its schedule — some moments good, some moments bad — and is now headed into Big 12 play for the rest of the season. With that in mind, let's take a quick look at where ...

Three & Out with Texas...

Matt Tait

**• Kansas Jayhawks (2-1) vs. Texas Longhorns (1-2)** *3:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas* Three and out, with the Texas Longhorns... 1st Down -------- You've probably heard a lot about Texas' stout defense already this week, and with good reason. The Longhorns are among the nation's leaders ...

Monday Report Card: Central Michigan

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/20/kansas-football-vs-central-michigan/105817/ Here's a quick look back at a few grades from Saturday's 24-10 victory over Central Michigan.... • Montell Cozart — B ------------------ Cozart completed 70 percent of his passes and pretty much did everything that was asked of him. He threw two touchdown passes and one interception (which wasn't ...

The Day After: Surviving Central Michigan

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/20/kansas-football-vs-central-michigan/105817/ There were plenty of mixed reactions to Saturday's 24-10 KU victory over Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium, but there's no questioning how much the win meant to the players. Whether it was their jubilation on the field after big plays — Michael Reynolds' strip fumble of the quarterback, Jake ...

KU football senior Keon Stowers is sick of double-teams and ready to break out

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/nov/09/264374/ He entered the season hoping for a monster season, one that would show off the blood, sweat and tears he put into fine-tuning his skills and reshaping his body in the offseason. Yet, so far, through two games, KU senior Keon Stowers has just seven tackles and a half ...

Cozart talks with media about Duke outing

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/13/kansas-football-v-duke/105738/ Kansas University sophomore quarterback Montell Cozart on Wednesday met with the media for the first time since his disappointing outing at Duke last weekend in which he completed 11 of 27 passes for 89 yards with two interceptions and no touchdowns in a 41-3 loss. True to what we've ...

Three & Out with Central Michigan...

Matt Tait

**• Kansas Jayhawks (1-1) vs. Central Michigan (2-1)** *— 2:30 p.m. (central) Saturday, Sept. 20, Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, Kansas —* Three and out, with the Central Michigan Chippewas... 1st Down -------- There are a couple of KU-CMU connections heading into this week's game but most of them are pretty distant. ...

KU QB Montell Cozart deserves time to show improvement

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/13/kansas-football-v-duke/105724/ Don't take this as me being a Montell Cozart or Kansas University football apologist looking for a silver lining during a few dark days. It's not. Overall, the Jayhawks — and specifically Cozart — have been pretty awful for seven of the eight quarters they've played during this barely ...

Monday Report Card: Duke

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/galleries/2014/sep/13/kansas-football-v-duke/105721/ We've already covered The Day After so now here's a quick look back at a few grades from Saturday's 41-3 loss at Duke.... • BEN HEENEY — B+ --------------- What can you say about an accomplished, all-Big 12 guy who ties his career-high for tackles, with 15, and, once ...

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