KU Football

Offensive lineman Herring is KU football’s first spring portal commitment

The Kansas football team earned its first commitment out of the spring transfer portal window on Thursday afternoon when former Michigan offensive lineman Amir Herring announced that he will join the Jayhawks next season. “It just feels really good to know where I'm going,” Herring told ...

Running back Kelly commits to KU football

The Kansas football team added to its growing 2025 recruiting class Tuesday night when three-star running back John Kelly pledged to join the Jayhawks next year. “It is a great feeling especially because this is something I dreamt of ever since I was a little baby when I first started off ...

Where former KU football players are headed as NFL free agents

The conclusion of the 2024 NFL Draft left a slew of former Kansas football players undrafted and looking for opportunities to continue their football careers. The San Francisco 49ers took offensive lineman Dominick Puni in the third round and the Chicago Bears selected Austin Booker in the ...

Past undrafted Jayhawks have found NFL success

Two Jayhawks heard their names called in the NFL Draft this year, but plenty more who are looking to pursue careers in professional football remained undrafted. That group includes the likes of cornerback Kwinton Lassiter, defensive end Patrick Joyner Jr., linebackers Rich Miller and Craig ...

Booker picked by Bears in fifth round

Former Kansas defensive end Austin Booker got selected by the Chicago Bears at No. 144 overall in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon. Booker's college career took off following a transfer to KU; he played in six games with two career tackles in two years at Minnesota before ...

Puni selected by 49ers in third round

Former Kansas offensive lineman Dominick Puni became the highest-drafted Jayhawk since 2008 when he went in the third round to the San Francisco 49ers at No. 86 overall. Puni came to KU from NCAA Division II Central Missouri in 2022 and ended up starting all 25 possible games for the Jayhawks ...