Letter to the editor: Losing twice to Arkansas

To the editor:

Kansas has now los t to Arkansas twice in the past three months: at the Liberty Bowl in December and Saturday afternoon in Des Moines.

There is a lesson to be learned here: In college sports, size matters. Arkansas’ offensive line towered over our defensive players in the Liberty Bowl.

Saturday, the taller, stronger Arkansas players pushed our team around the whole second half. Three of their guys fouled out, but by then it didn’t matter. The damage had been done.

As I once heard Don Fambrough say: “If you’re going to play with the big boys, you had better show up with some big boys.”

James Barnes,



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