KU Football

Experienced secondary posts impressive showing in KU’s spring game

The odds were always going to be stacked against the defense during Saturday’s spring game at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. After all, it took a defensive score off a turnover to get the “white” team on the scoreboard. The offense, which was considered the blue team for the event, ...

Open KU football practice provides hints of what depth chart could look like

If Kansas football coach Les Miles and his assistants currently have a depth chart they feel good about during the final stage of spring practices, they’re certainly not making it public. However, during the Jayhawks’ open practice on Thursday — a light, pads-free warmup for Saturday’s ...

Daylon Charlot striving for breakthrough season that has eluded WR so far at KU

When Daylon Charlot left college football juggernaut Alabama in 2016, he had extensive on-field plans in store for his next stop. The receiver from Patterson, La., didn’t anticipate it taking him long to become a prominent part of the offense at his new home, the University of Kansas. But ...

Les Miles provides details about KU’s upcoming spring game

Les Miles isn’t particularly interested these days in sharing vivid details of what goes on during his Kansas football team’s spring practices. But during a brief session with media members on Tuesday evening, KU’s head coach provided some particulars of the format fans can expect for ...

Mike Lee has bold takeaway numbers in mind for KU defense in 2019

Mike Lee’s bravado knows no bounds. Always confident and inevitably glad to let anyone who is listening know what’s on his mind, the Kansas football safety made it known this spring he has considerable goals in store for the defense in 2019. Remember how this past season the Jayhawks ...

Carter Stanley in thick of yet another KU football QB competition

Heading into his fifth and final season with the University of Kansas football program, redshirt senior Carter Stanley has obtained a better understanding than most players on the team about all that has to go into mastering a playbook and then taking that process a step further and executing ...

Former KU receiver Ryan Schadler, other Jayhawks attend Chiefs’ local pro day

If sometime in the future Ryan Schadler is able to carve out a spot for himself on an NFL roster, he’ll have to make it happen the hard way. Of course, his already difficult path to this point in his football life could actually end up helping the former University of Kansas receiver achieve ...

Rick Ross officially set to perform at KU football’s spring game

The fans sitting in the bleachers at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on April 13 will get to take in more than a football scrimmage. Though head coach Les Miles may have gotten ahead of himself a little over a week ago when telling a group of media members that rapper Rick Ross would be at ...

Notebook: Jayhawks thin up front on defense this spring

College football roster numbers are always at their thinnest in the spring, when the previous season’s seniors are no longer involved and most members of a given program’s recent signing class have yet to arrive on campus. At University of Kansas practices these past few weeks, the lack of ...

Give the man credit, Les Miles is going for it — for now

It’s been 137 days since Les Miles was introduced as the next football coach at the University of Kansas and, in that time, the program has taken on an entirely different look. From a new coaching staff and fresh crop of players to the way things are done around the complex and inside the ...

Though discreet, Les Miles provides some details about KU’s spring scrimmages

Each of the past two Saturdays, the Kansas football team has broken up the necessary and monotonous drills and repetitions of spring practices with a scrimmage day. While head coach Les Miles chose not to divulge much about what occurred behind the closed doors of the program’s new indoor ...

Les Miles: Penalties upsetting for coaches, players at spring practice

Already past the halfway mark of his first spring in charge of the Kansas football program, head coach Les Miles admitted following Tuesday’s practice that there has been some dissatisfaction with the Jayhawks’ progress — and that lack of fulfillment isn’t only being expressed by ...

Bruising KU safety Mike Lee looking forward to new responsibility in secondary

As returning members of the Kansas football team’s defense learn the schemes, calls and nuances of new coordinator D.J. Eliot’s playbook, safety Mike Lee is thrilled about one component in particular. Over the course of his first three seasons with the Jayhawks, Lee has played in 32 games, ...

Les Miles’ recruiting strategy helping program within ‘the Kansas footprint’

From the day he first flew to Lawrence and was introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles made clear his intention to recruit as much in-state talent as possible. His plan of attack, Miles shared months later, after KU signed three high school standouts ...

O-lineman Jacobi Lott back with KU football and focusing on present, future

Jacobi Lott prefers not to talk about it. The details of the incident, the offensive lineman says, he wants to keep in his past. What Lott, a redshirt freshman from Amarillo, Texas, is focusing on now, he’ll tell you, is his football present and future. Lott and his University of Kansas ...

3 juco transfers on KU football offense point to chemistry as key to spring success

Three Class of 2019 signees who project as key members of the offense in Les Miles’ first season as head coach at the University of Kansas already are on campus. If junior college transfers and spring semester enrollees Thomas MacVittie, Ezra Naylor and Andrew Parchment are setting the world ...