KU Football

Jayhawks expect emerging RB Devin Neal to ‘keep getting better and better’

Midway through his first season with the Kansas football program, true freshman Devin Neal — KU’s third option at running back in Week 1 — has become an integral part of what the Jayhawks want to do offensively. His coaches say Neal, a former star at Lawrence High and the top-rated ...

3-star DB Dewuan Mack exits KU football’s 2022 recruiting class

A senior safety from the Kansas City metro area on Monday announced his decision to decommit from the Kansas football program and reopen his recruitment. Dewuan Mack, who announced his move on Twitter, plays at Lee’s Summit North (Mo.) and is rated a three-star prospect by Rivals. Mack ...

3rd down defense again an issue for KU football in 5th straight loss

As head coach Lance Leipold summed it up after his Kansas football team’s 41-14 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday, “a lot of different things in a lot of different areas” didn’t go as planned for the Jayhawks. Defensively, one of KU’s more significant problems was a lack of third-down ...

Notebook: Backup QB Miles Kendrick directs KU football’s late-game TD drives

By the time the Kansas football offense finally reached the end zone Saturday in a 41-14 loss to Texas Tech, starting quarterback Jason Bean’s day already had come to a close. Reserve Miles Kendrick ended up being the QB who got the Jayhawks on the scoreboard — twice in the game’s final ...

Offensive ineptitude keeps Kansas from having a chance vs. Texas Tech

When you’re talking about a team in the midst of a five-game losing streak, the old chicken-or-the-egg question seems a little irrelevant. After all, a loss is a loss, bad is bad and searching for silver linings is a waste of time. In KU’s case, week after week, the question sounds ...

KU football avoids shutout, but drops homecoming matchup with Texas Tech, 41-14

A pair of touchdowns in the final minute of the fourth quarter against Texas Tech did little to improve the mood of Kanas football head coach Lance Leipold on Saturday. With his Jayhawks coming off a bye week, Leipold expected a more competitive game than what transpired during a 41-14 ...