KU Football

Kansas football coach Les Miles adjusting to online approach to coaching

Although he has gotten used to it by now, Kansas football coach Les Miles’ first attempt to coach his team in a virtual setting this spring proved to be a challenge. “It was the dangedest thing,” Miles said during a recent phone interview with the Journal-World. “The first time I’m ...

Kansas coach Les Miles believes there will be college football this fall

Kansas football coach Les Miles is confident there will be college football this fall — but he said he’s not so sure what it will look like or when exactly it will start. “We’re going to play college football in the fall,” Miles said during a 12-minute spot on 610 Sports Radio ...

KU receives NCAA response in violations case

The University of Kansas has received a response from NCAA enforcement staff in a case involving alleged rule violations by its men's basketball and football programs, the Journal-World has confirmed from a source close to the situation. It's unclear when exactly KU received the response — ...

3-star California linebacker Andrew Simpson commits to Kansas football

Andrew Simpson, a three-star linebacker from St. John Bosco High in Southern California, became the second defensive player in the 2021 recruiting class to commit to the Kansas football program on Saturday night. Simpson announced his news on Twitter, saying “I want to live the full college ...

KU announces dates for renewal of Border Showdown football series with Missouri

The dates are set for the renewal of the football series between longtime border rivals Kansas and Missouri. The four-game series, which was rumored to be in the works early last month, will begin in five years, with KU making a trip to Columbia on Sept. 6, 2025, for the first of four ...

Judge rules ‘Miles to Go’ footage, 2019 practice film can be part of Beaty case

The raw, unedited footage of the “Miles to Go” documentary that profiled coach Les Miles’ first season at the helm of KU football can be subpoenaed and used as evidence in the case of former coach David Beaty’s disputed firing, a U.S. magistrate judge ruled Tuesday. Beaty’s team of ...

Azur Kamara signs with Dallas, other former Jayhawks still waiting

He did not hear his name called during last week’s 255-pick draft, but former Kansas edge rusher Azur Kamara is still getting his shot at a spot in the NFL. Shortly after the seven-round draft wrapped on Saturday evening, Kamara agreed to a free agent deal with the Dallas Cowboys. His ...

Cincinnati drafts KU lineman Hakeem Adeniji in 6th round of 2020 NFL draft

Kansas offensive lineman Hakeem Adeniji is headed to Cincinnati. The 6-foot-4, 302-pound tackle who started all 48 games of his KU career was drafted by the Bengals with the first pick of the sixth round on Saturday, No. 180 overall. Adeniji was the 17th tackle taken in the 2020 draft and was ...

KU’s outside legal bills in lawsuit over Beaty firing surpass $350,000

A legal battle over the termination of former Kansas football coach David Beaty has cost Kansas Athletics and the University of Kansas upward of $350,000 in outside legal fees in the 13 months since Beaty sued the athletic department over his November 2018 firing. Records obtained by the ...

3-star Arkansas tight end Mason Brotherton picks Kansas

The Kansas football program picked up a class of 2021 tight end commitment on Tuesday night. Mason Brotherton, a 6-foot-4, 235-pound tight end from Mena, Ark., announced his decision to join the Jayhawks on Twitter. He told Jon Kirby, of JayhawkSlant.com, that he got a good impression from ...