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Game Day Breakdown: KU football at Boston College

— Kansas (1-1 overall) at Boston College (2-0) • 6:30 p.m. kickoff, Alumni Stadium, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. • Game-time forecast: 58 degrees, mostly clear, 0% chance of rain • Television: ACC Network • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Log on to KUsports.com for our live coverage ...

Les Miles doesn’t think KU’s 4th down failures will make him less assertive

The Kansas football team only had the ball twice during the final 15 minutes while trailing at home against Coastal Carolina. Head coach Les Miles wanted to go for it on fourth down in the opening minute of the fourth quarter and he had to go for it again in the final minutes, with no time ...

Les Miles: KU’s O-linemen ‘settling in’

During the buildup to his first game as the head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles at times went out of his way during press conferences and interviews to let people know how optimistic he felt about the Jayhawks’ offensive line. Two games into the season, though, the ...

KU Sports Hour: Cleaning up Coastal Carolina loss & reader questions galore

On this week's episode of the KU Sports Hour, Matt Tait, Benton Smith and Shane Jackson talk about KU football's stunning loss to Coastal Carolina before answering a bunch of reader questions. Listen on: iTunes/Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | YouTube

KU’s offense should attempt more deep passes to avoid stacked boxes

The first eight quarters of the Les Miles era haven’t been impressive from an offensive standpoint. KU’s passing attack, in particular, has been a problem during the team’s 1-1 start to the year. The Jayhawks are averaging just 174 yards per game through the air, which is higher than ...

Notebook: Why Les Miles is sticking with Carter Stanley at QB

Les Miles wanted to rewatch his Kansas football team’s 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina before doing anything drastic like saying he might need to make a change at quarterback. By Monday morning, when Miles spoke to the media for the first time since Carter Stanley threw two interceptions and ...

Jayhawks: Ineffective offense somewhat a result of miscommunication

Two weeks into his first season as head coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles has seen the Jayhawks’ offense sputter far more than roar. Despite opening the schedule against one FCS foe and a Coastal Carolina team that is in its second year as an FBS program, KU ranks 115th among FBS ...

KU football’s 1-1 start not in sync with high bar of hope, expectations

Kansas football head coach Les Miles said all the right things after [Saturday’s disheartening, haven’t-we-seen-this-before 12-7 home loss][1] to Coastal Carolina. From calling the setback painful to making it clear he was “unhappy” and even explaining that the rough result was an ...

Kansas volleyball drops UCF Challenge finale

Kansas volleyball fell in straight sets (25-15, 25-21, 25-15) to tournament-host UCF on Sunday inside The Venue at UCF to close out the UCF Challenge. The Jayhawks were in striking distance in the second set, coming from behind to get within 1 point as the Knights held a 22-21 advantage. ...

Kansas QB Carter Stanley: ‘I let the team down’

After an emotionally draining loss to Coastal Carolina on Saturday night, Kansas football quarterback Carter Stanley expressed his remorse about his play in particular, going as far as to say he was to blame for the 12-7 setback. Stanley described the scene in the locker room afterward as ...

Puzzling 4th down decisions doom Jayhawks in loss to Chanticleers

http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2019/sep/07/329747/ It was a game of chess early in the fourth quarter during Kansas’ 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina on Saturday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Kansas needed 4 yards on fourth down on Coastal Carolina’s 17-yard line. Just ...

Coastal Carolina secures first Power 5 win over KU thanks to tumultuous journey

The first win over a Power 5 team is no small feat for a football program, something that Coastal Carolina sophomore quarterback Fred Payton immediately recognized after the Chanticleers 12-7 win over Kansas Saturday night. “Just knowing that I was able to be a part of a team that got our ...

Notebook: Les Miles will wait to watch the film on QB Carter Stanley

Carter Stanley got through his first start of the season without an interception but the Kansas quarterback couldn’t extend that streak to two games on Saturday against Coastal Carolina. On Stanley’s ninth throw of what proved to be a 12-7 KU loss at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium, ...

Matt Tait: Offensive line continues to be an issue for Jayhawks under Les Miles

I’ve covered Kansas football long enough to know better, and even I thought this was going to be different. It wasn’t. It isn’t. Oh, the dangers of listening to, and believing, what the coaches are saying during preseason camp. “This is a painful second game,” KU coach Les Miles ...

Quick recap: KU suffers 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina

To fully understand what plagued Kansas during its 12-7 loss to Coastal Carolina, look no further than one single play early in the fourth quarter. On 4th-and-4 from Coastal Carolina’s 17-yard line, the Jayhawks appeared poised for some more fourth-quarter magic. They trailed 12-7, and opted ...

Les Miles: Strengths, weaknesses were on display with KU’s kicking

Before the season began, Kansas football coach Les Miles indicated the Jayhawks may resort to using more than one kicker on their field goal tries and extra points. In a Week 1 victory over Indiana State, though, Miles and special teams coordinator Mike Ekeler went with junior Liam Jones ...

Game day breakdown: KU football vs. Coastal Carolina

— Kansas (1-0 overall) vs. Coastal Carolina (0-1) • 6 p.m. kickoff, David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium • Game-time forecast: 82 degrees, mostly sunny, 0% chance of rain • Video stream: ESPN+ • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Log on to KUsports.com for our live coverage and ...

KU football player greeted with show of support at local burger joint

Thursday night, after playing a little basketball with some friends, I stumbled onto a pretty cool moment at Five Guys while grabbing a hard-earned burger on my way home. While I waited for my food, KU defensive lineman Codey Cole III walked in and approached the counter to place his ...