KU Football

Notebook: Injury to keep Kansas LB Denzel Feaster out of lineup

When the Kansas football team travels to face No. 19 Oklahoma this week, it will be without Denzel Feaster, one of its starting linebackers, for a second week in a row. Although KU head coach Les Miles didn’t provide the specifics on what kind of setback Feaster, a senior inside linebacker, ...

Jayhawks think Da’Jon Terry and Marcus Harris will be ‘special’ duo on D-line

For those who are around Da’Jon Terry and Marcus Harris on a daily basis, the bond between the pair of Kansas football redshirt freshmen is beyond doubt. “Those kids, they about have their own language,” KU senior offensive lineman Chris Hughes said, when asked about Terry and Harris. ...

KU O-linemen cleared from quarantine after false positive confirmed

The Kansas football team’s offensive line should be back at full strength this week after all, because senior starters Api Mane and Adagio Lopeti are no longer in quarantine. A positive COVID-19 test for one KU player this past Friday led to contact tracing protocols that made both Mane and ...

Freshman RB Daniel Hishaw Jr. wowing KU teammates with his power

Daniel Hishaw Jr. wasn’t a recruit who generated a ton of buzz in Kansas football’s most recent signing class. But once the freshman running back arrived on campus this past summer, some of his new teammates didn’t even need to see him play to be impressed. “We knew Daniel Hishaw, from ...

2 starting KU O-linemen to miss another game; Jayhawks have Election Day off

The Kansas football offense will once again be without two typical starters up front this week when the Jayhawks play at No. 19 Oklahoma. KU head coach Les Miles said Monday senior center Api Mane and senior right tackle Adagio Lopeti will miss their second game in a row. Miles said the reason ...

Freshman Jalon Daniels learning through unexpected emergence as No. 1 QB

When Jalon Daniels decided late last year to play football at the University of Kansas, the young quarterback from Lawndale, Calif., saw it as an opportunity to do something remarkable. “I’ve always wanted to be the guy to turn around a program,” Daniels said. Even so, the true freshman ...

Jayhawks lose commitment from prep WR Jaddai Henry

Prep receiver Jaddai Henry, who was one of the first recruits from the class of 2021 to commit to the Kansas football program, announced Sunday night that he wouldn’t be playing for the Jayhawks after all. “After meeting with my family and discussing my future, I have decided to decommit ...

KU sophomore Kenny Logan Jr. shows his ‘talent’s pretty extreme’

Long before Kenny Logan Jr. made his first career start for Kansas earlier this year or emerged as the Jayhawks’ leading tackler, head football coach Les Miles envisioned Logan making game-altering plays in a KU uniform. And though Logan, who on Saturday against Iowa State became the first ...

Notebook: Kansas LB Dru Prox opting out for the remainder of 2020 season

Winless through the six first games of the season, the Kansas football program will have to traverse the remainder of the schedule without one of its top defensive players, linebacker Dru Prox. KU head coach Les Miles said following the Jayhawks’ 52-22 loss to Iowa State on Saturday that ...

Shorthanded Jayhawks overwhelmed by Cyclones in 52-22 defeat

A depleted Kansas football roster couldn’t keep up with No. 23 Iowa State Saturday at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. With the Jayhawks missing nine potential starters, including two on the offensive line, a two-score game midway through the fourth quarter ended in a 52-22 rout. Head ...

Quick recap: Kansas football suffers 52-22 loss to No. 23 Iowa State

Missing key starters on both sides of the ball, the Kansas football team never really stood a chance. The Jayhawks gave it their best effort, but ultimately were no match for No. 23 Iowa State in a 52-22 loss Saturday afternoon at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The Cyclones, who were ...

Game day breakdown: KU football vs. No. 23 Iowa State

— Kansas (0-5 overall, 0-4 Big 12) vs. No. 23 Iowa State (3-2, 3-1) • 11 a.m. kickoff, David Booth Kansas Stadium • Game-time forecast: 56 degrees, sunny, 0% chance of rain • TV: FOX Sports 1 • Radio: KLWN, FM 101.7 / AM 1320 — Log on to KUsports.com for our live coverage and ...

Redshirt freshman Steven Parker beginning to prove he can ‘rattle your chain’

The top-rated prospect in Les Miles’ first Kansas football recruiting class, Steven Parker is beginning to exhibit at the college level the type of defensive disruption that made him a four-star prospect. Manning the “jack” position in KU’s 3-4 defense, and in essence acting as a ...

‘No ceiling’: Freshman CB Karon Prunty standing out with coverage, breakups

Kansas football coach Les Miles can’t seem to get through a press conference these days without mentioning one of the program’s youngest talents by name. Miles doesn’t necessarily have to be asked about the secondary or even the KU defense, but inevitably he will find a way to bring up ...

KU adds commitment from another southeastern DB, Jayson Gilliom

If all goes according to plan, an influx of new players will be joining the Kansas football secondary next year. KU picked up a sixth commitment from a high school defensive back in the Class of 2021 — all of whom are from the southeast — when Jayson Gilliom announced Monday night his ...

KU plans to ride with true freshman Jalon Daniels as ‘the guy’ at No. 1 QB

It appears the Kansas football team’s starting quarterback question is finally resolved: Barring an injury or any other unpredictable turns, freshman Jalon Daniels should retain his spot atop the depth chart, KU coach Les Miles said Monday. “If he stays healthy, I think he’ll be the guy ...

KU rushing attack struggles yet again, this time without its star RB

Playing for the first time this season without preseason All-Big 12 running back Pooka Williams, the Kansas football team’s rushing attack, which hadn’t been that productive with Williams, once again rarely found success in a blowout loss to rival Kansas State — even with the added ...