WRITER: Zac Boyer

Jalon Daniels' injury overshadows Kansas' loss to TCU, its first of season

The Kansas football team didn't just lose for the first time this season. It lost junior quarterback Jalon Daniels as well. Daniels left the game with a right shoulder injury shortly before halftime, and No. 19 Kansas was defeated 38-31 by No. 17 TCU on Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The quarterback, whose strong performances were a large reason why the Jayhawks were looking to start 6-0 for ...

Notebook: ESPN's 'College GameDay' takes over Kansas before TCU game

ESPN broadcast its flagship college football show, "College GameDay," from the south end of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on Saturday morning before No. 19 Kansas' 38-31 loss to No. 17 TCU, bringing together students, members of the community and fans of the sport from across the country. Kansas became the 78th university to host the three-hour program and was chosen hours after the Jayhawks defeated Iowa ...

Week 6 preview: Kansas, TCU under national spotlight in battle of unbeatens

As Kansas was scuffling through the season a year ago and enduring one lopsided beating after another, coach Lance Leipold never stopped to consider what things would be like in 52 weeks' time. If he did, what he would have projected likely would not have resembled reality: The Jayhawks, undefeated through five weeks, No. 19 in the Associated Press poll, with the national spotlight illuminating the ...

Staying alive: Kansas survives late scare, hangs on to beat Iowa State 14-11

It was hard to tell in the moments immediately after Kansas' 14-11 win against Iowa State on Saturday what the prevailing emotion was among the players flooding the field. There was plenty of jubilation — and plenty of relief. "That was just a grinder of a win," junior wide receiver Luke Grimm said. "It's good to be on the good side of it." In a game that featured all manner of bizarre outcomes, some big ...

Week 5 preview: Kansas has chance to measure progress, growth vs. Iowa State

It was just shy of a year ago when Kansas coach Lance Leipold fully recognized the significant undertaking that lay before him. The Jayhawks had taken their lumps earlier in Leipold's first season and headed north to Iowa State hoping to demonstrate some level of progress. Instead, they found themselves down 38 points at halftime and limped to a woeful 59-7 defeat, their latest drubbing in a decade full of ...

Career-best performance by Jalon Daniels spurs Kansas to home win against Duke

Jalon Daniels stood near the end zone staring at his right hand. The pinky unfurled first, then the ring finger, the middle and the index. One. Two. Three. Four. He was counting touchdown passes, but he might as well have been counting victories. Kansas' junior quarterback threw for career highs of 324 yards and four touchdowns on Saturday in a 35-27 win against Duke in front of a sellout crowd at David Booth ...