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RB Dom Williams leaving KU football, entering transfer portal

After three seasons in the Kansas football program, running back Dom Williams announced Monday he plans to finish his college career elsewhere. The 5-foot-10 rusher from McKinney, Texas, took to Twitter to let people know he’s entering his name into the NCAA’s transfer portal. “I would ...

Les Miles names Joshua Eargle new TEs coach and recruiting coordinator

When Jeff Hecklinski left the Kansas football staff to become the offensive coordinator at San Diego State, head coach Les Miles decided to promote the departing assistant’s replacement from within. Miles and KU announced on Super Bowl Sunday afternoon, the promotion of Joshua Eargle to ...

NCAA amends KU’s Notice of Allegations

The NCAA has amended the Notice of Allegations it sent the University of Kansas a little more than four months ago to add a minor violation that the university self-reported, and KU will now have more time to respond. The NOA was amended on Thursday to add the new football-related allegation, ...

Les Miles lauds ‘anticipatory vision’ of Super Bowl-bound Tyrann Mathieu

It didn’t take moving to Lawrence or seeing the local NFL franchise sign one of his favorite former players for Kansas football coach Les Miles to feel connected to the Kansas City Chiefs. In fact, Miles will tell you he became a Chiefs fan long before the organization signed Tyrann Mathieu ...

KU football loses commitments from 2 Class of 2020 prospects

A little more than a week before college football’s National Signing Day, Kansas lost commitments from a couple of potentially promising high school prospects in the Class of 2020. Chris Jones, a 6-foot-4 defensive end from Pompano Beach, Fla., announced Monday night his plans to reopen his ...

Les Miles, KU staff welcomed many visitors this weekend

Outside of a quick drive over to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday to make a cameo on ESPN’s College GameDay, Kansas football coach Les Miles spent the majority of the past few days with high school prospects and their families at Anderson Family Football Complex, during a busy recruiting ...

KU football adds another O-lineman to 2020 class

While Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff welcomed many high school juniors to campus this weekend for visits, they kept working on their 2020 recruiting class, too, picking up another commitment. A 6-foot-6 offensive lineman from Clovis, N.M., Bryce Cabeldue committed to the ...

Chidera Uzo-Diribe promoted to become KU football’s new OLBs coach

Les Miles filled one of his vacant assistant coaching positions by promoting Chidera Uzo-Diribe, the Kansas football team announced Friday afternoon. A defensive quality control staffer at KU this past year, Uzo-Diribe, who was a defensive end at Colorado during his playing days, will now be a ...

KU cornerback Corione Harris suspended following arrest

Kansas football coach Les Miles has suspended Corione Harris indefinitely following the sophomore’s arrest in Howell County, Mo., this past weekend. According to Missouri court records, Harris faces a pair of felony charges — one for delivery of more than 35 grams of marijuana or synthetic ...

2 KU football assistants leaving program after 1 year

Les Miles has two open positions to fill on his Kansas football coaching staff. As first reported by Football Scoop, both Jeff Hecklinski and Mike Ekeler are leaving the program. Hecklinski, KU’s tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator during Miles’ first season with the Jayhawks, is ...

Notebook: KU’s Pooka Williams expected to be one of nation’s top RBs in 2020

The large-scale expectations for Pooka Williams Jr.’s junior year at the University of Kansas aren’t emanating exclusively from Lawrence and the football program’s fan base. Far ahead of the 2020 season, Williams already is gaining recognition as one of college football’s best running ...

New KU safeties coach Jordan Peterson signed 6-year contract

The newest member of Les Miles’ football coaching staff at the University of Kansas, Jordan Peterson signed a contract to become the Jayhawks’ safeties coach for at least the next two seasons. Formerly the defensive coordinator and safeties coach at New Mexico, Peterson signed a deal ...

Ex-KU football coach Beaty to subpoena ESPN for ‘Miles to Go’ footage, contracts

As former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty’s legal pursuit of his $3 million buyout continues, his attorneys are now seeking raw footage from a TV series starring his replacement. Beaty, through counsel Brent Coverdale of Kansas City, Mo., on Monday filed a notice of intent ...

KU signed Emmett Jones to potential 6-year deal that includes pricey buyout

When the University of Kansas promoted the football team’s receivers coach, Emmett Jones, to passing game coordinator and extended his contract, the administration also made sure to make it a little less appealing for other teams to hire him away. Jones’ new deal with Kansas Athletics gave ...

KU great Gale Sayers named 10th-best college football player of all-time

The Kansas football team hasn’t participated in the postseason since 2008, but the Jayhawks got to share a small fraction of the spotlight during Monday’s national championship game, when the most renowned player in the program’s history picked up another honor. Gale Sayers, a Wichita ...

Keeping Emmett Jones at Kansas a key offseason win for KU football

A couple of months removed from winning three games during Les Miles’ first season in charge, the Kansas football program last week picked up a key offseason victory that should be celebrated every bit as much as any of those in-season wins were. [KU’s decision to promote Emmett Jones ...

Jordan Peterson named KU football’s new safeties coach

A Texas native and former Big 12 defensive back at Texas A & M, Jordan Peterson is returning to the conference, this time at the University of Kansas, as the newest assistant on Les Miles’ coaching staff. KU announced Saturday that Miles hired Peterson, most recently the defensive ...

KU promotes WRs coach Emmett Jones to passing game coordinator

After one season as the receivers coach on Les Miles’ Kansas football staff, Emmett Jones impressed his boss and the Kansas Athletics administration enough to gain a new job title and a contract extension. KU announced Friday afternoon Miles promoted Jones to become the program’s passing ...

Stanley, Moragne and Cole to represent KU at Tropical Bowl

The long and difficult path to a professional football career is taking three former Kansas football players to Florida this weekend, for the SPIRAL Tropical Bowl. Quarterback Carter Stanley and defensive linemen Codey Cole III and Darrius Moragne will be among the more than 130 prospects ...

Oklahoma prep O-lineman commits to KU football

An unheralded high school offensive lineman from Oklahoma, Jackson Satterwhite announced on Thursday his intentions of joining the Kansas football program. Like most prep prospects, Satterwhite, a senior at Miami High, publicized his decision via Twitter, writing that “after an amazing ...