KU Football

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Ohio

Game BallsSafety Bazie Bates knocked the ball out of receiver Jordan Reid’s hands to deny him a touchdown and save Kansas four points when Ohio kicked a field goal. He also contributed nine solo tackles and two assists.Receiver Steven Sims made a spectacular catch inches off the ground and ...

Failing Grade: KU football starts slowly in 37-21 loss

One of the many favorite phrases of second-year Kansas football coach David Beaty is that his players often “have the answers to the test.”Saturday, during his team’s 37-21 loss to Ohio in front of a crowd of 28,467 at Memorial Stadium, the Jayhawks were equipped with the right answers ...

Mistakes costly for Jayhawks in 37-21 loss to Ohio

Searching for its first winning streak since the start of the 2011 season, too many mistakes cost the Kansas football team in a 37-21 loss against Ohio on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It was a dismal first half for the Jayhawks, who only had 21 yards of offense in the first two quarters, ...

Gameday Breakdown: Kansas football vs. Ohio

Kansas Jayhawks (1-0) vs. Ohio Bobcats (0-1) 1:30 p.m., Memorial Stadium – Game-time forecast: 72 degrees, sunny, 0 percent chance for rain, winds 12 mph from the north – TV: FOX Sports Net Log on to KUsports.com for our new-look live game blog coverage and follow the KUsports.com staff on ...

Getting ‘dirty’ the key to success for Kansas football

If the Kansas football team is to move to 2-0 on the season with a victory over MAC program Ohio this weekend, it’s the “dirty work” that’s going to get it done.That was the key phrase used by second-year KU coach David Beaty when sizing up the match-up with the 0-1 Bobcats earlier this ...

QB rotation a non-issue for KU wide receivers

He stood out when the game was already in hand, but that did not keep the Kansas football coaches from singling out red-shirt freshman Chase Harrell following last weekend’s 55-6 victory over Rhode Island in the season opener. Harrell, the 6-foot-4, 213-pound wide receiver from Huffman, ...

KU football heads into Week 2 with even more hop in its step

Kansas football coach David Beaty said Tuesday that the lingering effects from Saturday’s 55-6 victory over Rhode Island have done wonders for KU’s preparation heading into this week’s 1:30 p.m. kickoff against Ohio on Saturday. “Obviously, there is some momentum coming off of that,” ...

KU passing game could get boost with return of Jeremiah Booker

For all the touchdowns and highlight plays the Kansas football team’s passing attack put together in a season-opening blowout, the Jayhawks might get a boost from another target Saturday against Ohio.KU actually played slightly shorthanded while walloping Rhode Island, 55-6. Would-be starting ...

Notebook: KU’s first starting lineup featured some surprises

David Beaty’s disdain for depth charts — or at least his lack of interest in making them public knowledge — emerged once again in his Kansas football team’s season opener Saturday.Days after admitting he didn’t even want to release a two-deep before the Jayhawks faced Rhode Island, ...

David Beaty wants Jayhawks to learn quickly from poor mistakes

For all the excitement in the air at Anderson Family Football Complex on Saturday night following his first victory as Kansas head coach, David Beaty wasn’t about to give his team a free pass.Sure, the Jayhawks outmuscled Rhode Island in a 55-6 romp, but the second-year coach had no interest ...

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Rhode Island

Game BallsMidway through the first quarter, defensive lineman Daniel Wise came back to the play and reached out to grab a Rhode Island ball carrier, which gave Damani Mosby time to poke the ball out and force KU’s second takeaway of the day.LaQuovionte Gonzalez’s touchdown grab midway ...

Notebook: First win extra special for KU football after winless season

Second-year Kansas football coach David Beaty couldn’t help himself Saturday night. After losing all 12 games in his debut season a year ago, the ever-enthusiastic coach with the Texas accent had to stop himself and gain his composure while discussing his Jayhawks’ 55-6, season-opening ...

Domination: KU football snaps winless streak with 55-6 victory

Over the past several months of training and preparation, and the more recent weeks of preseason practices, the football players at Kansas put in enough work to convince themselves this season wouldn’t resemble the historically inept campaign that preceded it. Saturday night at Memorial ...

Could a 2-QB system be right for Kansas?

Hold me by my feet over the guardrail of a mountain reservoir and force me to pick a quarterback for the Kansas football team to ride with for the rest of the season and I’d probably go with Montell Cozart.For all of the negativity associated with his name, Cozart looked more mature, ...

Jayhawks crush Rhode Island for first win since 2014

In dominant fashion, the Kansas football team earned its first win since 2014 with a 55-6 victory over Rhode Island in its season-opener Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It was the first career victory for KU coach David Beaty and the first time the Jayhawks scored more than 50 points in a game ...

Gameday Breakdown: Kansas football vs. Rhode Island

Rhode Island (0-0) at Kansas (0-0)6 p.m. Saturday, Memorial Stadium • Game-time forecast: 76 degrees, 0% chance of rain • TV: Jayhawk Television NetworkLog on to KUsports.com for our live game blog and follow our coverage team on Twitter: @KUSports, @BentonASmith, @mctait and ...

Former KU linebacker files concussion lawsuit against NCAA

One-time University of Kansas linebacker Eric Washington has joined a group of former college football players in the latest wave of concussion lawsuits against the NCAA.A complaint filed in federal court this week reveals Washington still suffers from “severe depression, mood swings and ...