KU Football

Pandemic already costing Big 12 millions and commissioner details uncertainty ahead

The Big 12 Conference lost two large revenue streams when the coronavirus pandemic canceled college basketball’s postseason tournaments, and the financial outlook of the league could look far worse if football games are lost in the fall. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby revealed during a media ...

‘It’s really tough’: Loss of spring practices could hit KU football hard

By this point of March, the Kansas football team was supposed to be four practices into its spring schedule. At least that was the plan before the coronavirus pandemic changed everything. Instead, spring football as the Jayhawks know it will be lost, and it remains unclear when they will next ...

KU football off to fast start in 2021 recruiting

Even before University of Kansas football coaches secured a verbal commitment from hometown Lawrence High prospect Devin Neal this weekend, the program’s 2021 recruiting class looked to be ahead of schedule. In fact, KU had four high school prospects committed as juniors in 2019, more than a ...

Lawrence High junior Devin Neal commits to play 2 sports at KU

Lawrence High’s two-sport standout Devin Neal will be staying home at the next level. Late Friday night, Neal announced his verbal commitment to the University of Kansas via his personal Twitter account. Neal, who graduates in 2021, plans to play both football and baseball for the Jayhawks ...

With junior day canceled, KU football goes ‘virtual’ instead

Like college coaches in every sport throughout the country, the Kansas football staff quickly figured out in the past week or so that all of its recruiting plans for the immediate future would have to be scrapped. Instead of holding back, the Jayhawks pivoted and innovated. For head coach Les ...

Chris Harris Jr. agrees to free agent deal with Chargers

According to multiple reports Wednesday, including one from ESPN’s Josina Anderson, former Kansas cornerback Chris Harris Jr., has agreed to a free agent deal with the Los Angeles Chargers. Harris, who turns 31 in June, enjoyed nine standout seasons in Denver after entering the NFL as an ...

Former Jayhawk Chris Harris Jr. ready for free agency opportunities

Chris Harris Jr. has been looking forward to this week for what seems like forever. “Oh yeah, I didn’t get recruited in high school. I didn’t have a lot of teams coming at me out of college. I didn’t get drafted. Now, to have multiple teams hit me up, it definitely feels good,” ...

KU football’s spring practices in limbo during these uncertain times

The most crucial portion of the Kansas football team’s offseason was just days away from starting up when the entire sports world came to a breakneck halt. The Jayhawks were scheduled to start their first spring practice of 2020 at 3:40 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day. That was before the threat ...

In response to NCAA, KU argues evidence does not support allegations of violations

Updated at 9:36 p.m. The University of Kansas on Thursday responded to NCAA allegations of recruiting violations by arguing that the organization’s evidence in the case is not credible, and it did not acknowledge that any violations took place in its men’s basketball program. The ...

Riding momentum of NFL combine, Hakeem Adeniji competes at KU’s pro day

Fresh off a productive and potentially career-making trip to Indianapolis for the NFL pre-draft combine last week, Hakeem Adeniji still wanted to show scouts a little more at the Kansas football program’s annual pro day. Adeniji’s performance on the larger stage went so well that he ...