KU Football

Jayhawks assess pros, cons of starting 3 true freshmen on O-line

Kansas football coach Les Miles hasn’t minded sending some of the program’s youngest athletes onto the field this season, but Saturday’s home loss to TCU featured an even greater reliance on inexperienced players than usual, with the Jayhawks starting three true freshmen on the offensive ...

Notebook: Miles says QB Kendrick has chance to compete for starting job

With only two games left to play, the winless Kansas football team might not necessarily have a quarterback controversy brewing, but head coach Les Miles hesitated Monday to completely endorse the incumbent. True freshman QB Jalon Daniels, the starter in six of the previous seven games, sat ...

3-star DE Garfield Lawrence joins KU football’s 2021 class

With a little more than two weeks left before the early signing period, there’s still work to be done on the recruiting front for the Kansas football coaching staff. But the Jayhawks got a step closer to filling out their 2021 recruiting class on Monday. Garfield Lawrence, a strong-side ...

3 TCU passes and a whole lot of run calls wipe out Jayhawks

Quarterback Max Duggan only needed to complete three of his 11 passes to help TCU football demolish Kansas on Saturday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. The Horned Frogs’ rushers proved too unstoppable for the relative absence of an air attack to matter in a 59-23 rout of the ...

Game day breakdown: KU football vs. TCU

— Kansas (0-7 overall, 0-6 Big 12) vs. TCU (3-4, 3-4) • 7 p.m. kickoff, David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium • Game-time forecast: 42 degrees, mostly clear, 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 ...

Notebook: Miles hopes to bring back WRs Robinson and Parchment

There are at least two seniors on the Kansas football roster Les Miles would like to see take advantage of the NCAA’s blanket waiver for an extra year of eligibility. KU’s head coach, while discussing some of this year’s seniors on his “Hawk Talk” radio show on Wednesday evening, ...

Texas prep WR Xavion Brice on board for KU’s 2022 recruiting class

The Kansas football coaching staff kept steadily building for the future on Wednesday, adding a fourth member to the program’s 2022 recruiting class. Xavion Brice, a junior high school wide receiver from Seguin High, in Arlington, Texas, announced his commitment to KU on Twitter, with a ...

Jayhawks confident extended time off won’t hurt them

Since losing at Oklahoma on Nov. 7, Kansas football players have seen their time off extended unexpectedly, the result of their home game versus Texas being postponed following a bye. But the struggling Jayhawks this week, ahead of their scheduled return to action versus TCU on Saturday, ...

Jayhawks’ 2021 recruiting class loses 3-star O-lineman

The Kansas football program lost a potential addition to its 2021 offensive line on Tuesday evening, as Christien Hawks, an in-state prospect from Norton, decided his future won’t include the Jayhawks. Rated a three-star offensive tackle prospect by Rivals, Hawks announced on Twitter what he ...

Jayhawks eager to see what type of impact interim O-line coach John Morookian makes

When Les Miles fired Luke Meadows as Kansas football’s offensive line coach with just three weeks left in the season, it had plenty to do with the Jayhawks’ play up front throughout an 0-7 start. While speaking Monday with media members for the first time since what Miles described as “a ...

KU extends no-fans policy at athletic events through Dec. 5

The University of Kansas is extending its policy of having no fans in the stands at home athletic events through Dec. 5, Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday afternoon. Last week, the university announced that no fans would be allowed for the rest of November. In a letter posted on the ...

Notebook: Miles optimistic KU will have numbers necessary to face TCU this week

One never really knows for sure in 2020 whether any given college football game will be played as scheduled, but as of Monday at least, Kansas coach Les Miles felt optimistic about the Jayhawks returning to action. “Right now I would guess that we would have the numbers to play this week,” ...

Developing freshmen during off weeks a priority for KU football

By the time the Kansas football team finally plays again, the Jayhawks will have gone 21 days in between games. The extended down time at the very least should allow head coach Les Miles and his staff to further develop some of the program’s youngest players. Miles already was happy this ...

Former KU lineman Hakeem Adeniji making most of opportunity with Bengals

Despite making back-to-back starts for the Cincinnati Bengals, rookie offensive lineman Hakeem Adeniji won’t allow himself to think about what could be at stake over the final seven weeks of the 2020 campaign. Adeniji, a former Kansas standout tackle, has made the most of his opportunity as ...

KU fires O-line coach Luke Meadows

Kansas football coach Les Miles has fired offensive line coach Luke Meadows seven games into a season filled with O-line issues, the university announced Friday afternoon. Meadows was in the second and final guaranteed year of a contract he signed in December of 2018, when he became one of the ...

Notebook: Les Miles ‘excited’ about potential of 2021 recruiting class

In just a few weeks, Kansas football coach Les Miles will be allowed to go into greater details about some members of his third KU recruiting class, once they sign and make their pledges official. But Miles didn’t mind sharing his anticipation regarding what’s to come with the Class of ...

DB Kenny Logan Jr. wouldn’t mind lining up on offense for KU, too

Though he leads the Kansas football defense with 50 total tackles and two interceptions, there are times sophomore Kenny Logan Jr. admits, when he gets an itch to play some offense. The standout sophomore safety told the Journal-World he approaches offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon “each ...

KU football’s home game vs. Texas postponed until Dec. 12

As college football games across the country got postponed or canceled each week throughout the past couple of months of the pandemic, the Kansas football schedule somehow remained unharmed through seven games. That streak of good fortune ran out on Wednesday, though, as KU’s athletic ...

KU will not allow any fans at athletic events for the rest of November

Story updated at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday: The University of Kansas’ chancellor announced Tuesday that no fans will be allowed at home sporting events for the rest of November because of the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region. This news will affect two volleyball ...