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KU adds Georgia prep OT Corey Robinson II to 2021 recruiting class

As the next phase of the Kansas football rebuild under head coach Les Miles approaches, the Jayhawks on Tuesday added a fourth offensive lineman to their 2021 recruiting class. A shade under a month out from the start of the December early signing period, Corey Robinson II, a 6-foot-5 high ...

Jayhawks expecting improved pass protection heading into final 3 games

As one would expect from a team that has surrendered more sacks than any FBS program in the country, the Kansas Jayhawks focused much of their recent bye week on addressing a glaring issue. With just three games remaining on the schedule, the Jayhawks emerged from their final week off feeling ...

Notebook: QB Jalon Daniels ‘working,’ but ‘not extensively’

Although Kansas football coach Les Miles said leading up to his team’s most recent bye week that he thought Jalon Daniels would be able to practice, the Jayhawks ultimately took a different approach with their hobbled quarterback. When asked on Monday during his video press conference ...

S Davon Ferguson latest KU football starter to leave team during season

Safety Davon Ferguson, who started for the Kansas football defense in each of the first four games this season, is no longer with the team, head coach Les Miles said on Monday. “I think he’s opted out,” Miles said during a video press conference when asked about Ferguson, who had missed ...

Three KU players who have stood out entering home stretch of 2020 campaign

The Kansas football team is officially entering the home stretch of the 2020 campaign. Following its final bye week of the season, Kansas is still seeking its first win of the year even though that might be easier said than done at this point. The Jayhawks (0-7, 0-6 Big 12) will likely be big ...

Heading into season’s home stretch, KU offense rarely finding end zone

While the blowout margins from the Kansas football team’s losses in Big 12 play routinely lead to questions about the Jayhawks’ defense, head coach Les Miles thinks it’s difficult to excessively criticize what’s happening on that side of the ball, considering how the offense is ...

Jayhawks plan to give RB Daniel Hishaw Jr. ‘more looks’

On a mostly forgettable recent Saturday for the Kansas football team, soundly defeated on the road by Oklahoma, one of the Jayhawks’ promising young offensive players, Daniel Hishaw Jr., had what amounted to a career day. Hishaw, a true freshman, got his first opportunity to serve as the ...

Former KU great Aqib Talib to make debut as NFL analyst

One of the greatest players in Kansas football history, Aqib Talib, who happens to be known for his magnetic personality, too, is about to have a new platform. FOX revealed this week that Talib, a first-team All-American cornerback with the Jayhawks before he went on to an illustrious NFL ...

Missouri DB Dewuan Mack becomes 3rd recruit in KU’s 2022 class

Still more than a year out from when current high school juniors can first sign with their college football programs of choice, the Kansas coaching staff now has three commitments lined up for the Class of 2022. Dewuan Mack, a junior defensive back at Lee’s Summit North (Mo.), announced ...

AD asks KU football fans for leniency as Les Miles rebuilds program ‘right way’

University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long has heard the concerns and disappointments from fans and donors alike, regarding the KU football program. And in response, Long is asking the fan base for some tolerance during head coach Les Miles’ rebuilding project. The Jayhawks finished ...

It’s time to give KU’s tackles some help

There's an old game plan philosophy that has been used by some of the best football coaches in the country — former K-State coach Bill Snyder included among them — that says you simply cannot allow your team to lose games because of one-on-one talent matchups. There are just too many ways ...

Notebook: Multi-sack games a rarity for KU football

It’s not often that one Kansas football player gets to the quarterback for a sack multiple times in a game. In fact, when senior outside linebacker Kyron Johnson contributed two sacks in a blowout loss at Oklahoma this past Saturday, he was the first Jayhawk to record more than one on the ...

ESPN broadcasters preach patience with KU’s Les Miles during lopsided loss to OU

It can certainly be tough to find things to talk about on the broadcast during a blowout, which was the case in KU’s 62-9 loss to Oklahoma Saturday afternoon in Norman, Oklahoma. At one point in the game, ESPN broadcasters Anish Shroff and Tom Luginbill had a conversation about frozen candy ...

QB Jalon Daniels expected to practice, return to lineup vs. Texas

Kansas starting quarterback Jalon Daniels, whose left leg was injured during the Jayhawks' blowout loss at Oklahoma last weekend, should be able to return to the lineup after KU’s bye week, head coach Les Miles said Monday. “It appears to me that he will practice in this bye week and ...

Les Miles addresses KU’s obvious O-line problems after blowout defeat

Kansas football coach Les Miles didn’t envision his Jayhawks getting steamrolled at Oklahoma on Saturday. Following the 62-9 vanquishing, Miles called what transpired a “painful event,” because “I promise you I felt like we could play with these guys. I felt like we could run the ...

Notebook: KU defense loses 2 starters due to positive COVID-19 results

The Kansas football defense’s chances of disrupting the Oklahoma offense at the line of scrimmage took a pair of blows before Saturday’s game in Norman, Okla., even began. Redshirt freshmen defensive linemen Marcus Harris and Da’Jon Terry were among the Jayhawks who did not dress in the ...

Game day breakdown: KU football at No. 19 Oklahoma

— Kansas (0-6 overall, 0-5 Big 12) vs. No. 19 Oklahoma (4-2, 3-2) • 2:30 p.m. kickoff, Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Game-time forecast: 72 degrees, mostly sunny, 0% chance of rain • TV: ESPN • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Visit KUsports.com for our live ...

KU freshman WR Luke Grimm standing out with larger role

Lacking a number of regular offensive contributors for its home game against Iowa State this past weekend, the rebuilding Kansas football program called upon various freshmen to take on important roles. In the eyes of senior KU receiver Kwamie Lassiter II, one in particular stood out. “I ...