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Tom Keegan: Kansas football scoring prospects slim

Overall, it appears Kansas University’s football team has more depth than at the end of spring football 2015, but still not have sufficient depth by Big 12 standards.The defense in particular looks deeper and more experienced.Yet, the search is on for signs that Kansas will have an easier ...

Tom Keegan: Jayhawks should improve; how much is unclear

The Kansas University football team held its second public and 14th overall practice of the spring Tuesday afternoon.It’s not a stretch to believe that the 2016 Jayhawks will be better than they were when they went 0-12 last fall. But enough better to make much of a difference in the ...

Tom Keegan: Latest No. 1 like Wiggins

No. 1 in his class. Slender. Explosive dunker. Best suited to play on the wing. In those ways, Josh Jackson is similar to former Kansas University one-and-done sensation Andrew Wiggins.It’s not a bad place to start for comparison purposes.Since Kansas looked to be the leader for Jackson, I ...

Tom Keegan: Spring ‘game’ good time to practice truth-telling, too

The spring football event, which used to be but no longer is a game, also serves as a dress rehearsal for reporters who cover the Kansas University football program. That’s another way of saying it’s a day to practice writing the truth without being mean, no easy juggling act in recent ...

Tom Keegan: Likens’ title is wrong, but attitude is just right

It doesn’t rank high among the many reasons I believe David Beaty made a move he will live to rue when he decided to take the offensive reins from the hands of Rob Likens, but doing so while still leaving “offensive coordinator” as Likens’ title does eat at me.In announcing last month ...

Tom Keegan: Kansas WR coach Phillips’ résumé loaded

He was a first-team All-American wide receiver and primary target of a quarterback who went on to win the Heisman Trophy. He led the nation in receiving yardage in back-to-back seasons, faced off against Deion Sanders daily in Atlanta Falcons practices, worked as an intern for the Minnesota ...