Tale of the Tait

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 ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 14 - RB Brandon Bourbon

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/jul/08/240586/ No. 14: Brandon Bourbon, Senior RB ---------------------------------- It's been a long road for Brandon Bourbon to reach the top of the depth chart. Between injuries, which ...

LeBron James' decision to head home brings uncertainty for Andrew Wiggins

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2014/jun/26/275709/ After a 10-day wait that was magnified into feeling like 10 years because of the 24-hour news cycle, we found out Friday that LeBron James is headed back to Cleveland after four years, four trips to the Finals and two titles in Miami. http://twitter.com/SInow/status/487638360123785216 After the inevitable reactions of ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 16 - TE Jimmay Mundine

Matt Tait

Here's this week's final installment in our series that examines the Jayhawks who stand to have the biggest impact for KU football this fall. Look for Nos. 15-11 next week, beginning on Monday. http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2013/oct/12/263061/ No. 16: Jimmay Mundine, Senior TE --------------------------------- Voted second-team preseason all-Big 12 by several publications that ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 18 - DB JaCorey Shepherd

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/09/264349/ No. 18: JaCorey Shepherd, Senior DB ----------------------------------- You won't find me running out of good things to say about Shepherd any time soon. And I'm not ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 20 - DL Ben Goodman

Matt Tait

Another weekday has arrived... 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/30/265301/ No. 20: Ben Goodman, Junior, DL ------------------------------- Goodman has long been one of my favorite KU players, as much for his personality, ...

Tracking the progress at Memorial Stadium

Matt Tait

http://www2.kusports.com/users/photos/2014/jul/03/275996/ It's now been a full week since construction began to remove the track from around the playing surface at Memorial Stadium and, as you'll see in the photos below, the crews in charge of doing the work have made significant progress. The old track was removed quickly last on ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 22 - OL Zach Fondal

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/03/275977/ No. 22: Zach Fondal, Senior OL ------------------------------ A few weeks ago, Fondal would have been much higher on this list. As one of the few returning ...

Most Crucial Jayhawks: No. 24 - DB Greg Allen

Matt Tait

Here's the second 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/12/271798/ No. 24: Greg Allen, Sophomore DB – ---------------------------------- Last spring was breakout time for Allen, who has played very little during his first three years in ...

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