KU Football

Dealing with blowout defeats currently part of job for Les Miles at KU

No Power Five college football program knows the despair of a blowout defeat quite like Kansas. It was an experience head coach Les Miles wasn’t too familiar with before inheriting the ever-rebuilding program. However, three games into Miles’ second season leading the Jayhawks, he has ...

Three key numbers on KU’s offense during 0-3 start

With it being a bye week, now is as good of a time as any to see where the Kansas football team stands with nearly one-third of the 2020 season in the books. To say KU’s offense has been underwhelming during the team’s 0-3 start would be a massive understatement. The Jayhawks have averaged ...

Notebook: Pooka Williams Jr. leaves another KU loss early with an injury

After Pooka Williams Jr. finished with only 32 rushing yards against Oklahoma State in the Kansas football team’s 47-7 homecoming loss, head coach Les Miles addressed the challenging day for the junior running back. “Well, I can tell you it’s not Pooka,” Miles said of Williams’ ...

Marred by injuries, KU football’s QB situation remains unresolved after 0-3 start

Quarterback Jalon Daniels took the first string reps with the Kansas football offense all week leading up to the team’s matchup with Oklahoma State. And the game plan, just as it had been the week before, was to play the true freshman exclusively. Only head coach Les Miles knows for sure ...

Notebook: Jayhawks without 4 key defensive players in loss

When the Kansas football defense took the field versus Oklahoma State on Saturday, it had to do so without two starting defensive backs, a starting linebacker and a key reserve linebacker. Senior cornerback Kyle Mayberry, senior safety Ricky Thomas and sophomore linebacker Gavin Potter were ...

Preps notebook: Perry-Lecompton still undefeated after lopsided win over Winfield

Perry-Lecompton’s football team cruised to a 41-13 road win over Winfield Friday night to stay undefeated this season. The Kaws (5-0, No. 2 in Class 3A) jumped out to a 19-0 lead in the first quarter, and the defense eventually held Winfield (1-4) to 33 yards of total offense in the second ...