By Farzin Vousoughian

Four Jayhawks recieve invites to NFL

Four more former Jayhawks received invitations to NFL mini-camps after the 2013 NFL draft. Center Trevor Marrongelli received an invite to the Detroit Lions’ mini-camp, but has yet to decide if he will take the opportunity. Marrongelli started 30 games during his Kansas career, playing both guard and center. He started his last 24 games […]

Brew: Chiefs look to improve offense with new draftees

Brew: Chiefs look to improve offense with new draftees

The Kansas City Chiefs went into the 2013 NFL Draft with a plan to improve the offense. By accomplishing the plan, general manager John Dorsey and head coach Andy Reid invested their first four draft picks on offensive players, and rightfully so. The Chiefs scored a league-low 17 offensive touchdowns and produced only 13.2 points […]

Hawkinson heading to Cincinnati

Former Kansas left tackle Tanner Hawkinson Tanner Hawkinson was drafted in the fifth round, 156th overall, in the 2013 NFL draft Saturday afternoon by the Cincinnati Bengals. “I was expecting to have my name called sometime today, but I was surprised it came that early,” Hawkinson said. “It was a really good phone call to […]

Kansas City Chiefs sign Bradley McDougald

Former Kansas safety Bradley McDougald went undrafted in this past weekend’s NFL draft, but signed with the Kansas City Chiefs after the draft concluded. The news first broke on Twitter when McDougald announced he joined the Chiefs. “Just agreed to a free agent deal with the KC Chiefs,” McDougald said on Twitter. “Thank you for […]

Greg Brown signs with San Diego

Former Kansas cornerback Greg Brown signed with the San Diego Chargers after going undrafted in this weekend’s NFL draft. Brown becomes the second Jayhawk to go undrafted and sign and the third to join an NFL team. Brown will be coached by head coach Mike McCoy and will be under John Pagano’s defense in the […]

Crist, Opurum invited to Kansas City’s mini-camp

After McDougald became the first Jayhawk to sign with the Chiefs, two more former Jayhawks followed his footsteps to Kansas City, just 40 minutes west of Lawrence. Kansas quarterback Dayne Crist and defensive end Toben Opurum, both captains for Kansas in 2012, receive an invite to Kansas City’s mini-camp. Crist will be behind quarterbacks Alex […]

Kansas cancels game against Ottawa

Kansas cancels game against Ottawa

Due to thunderstorms expected to arrive in Lawrence during the evening, Kansas baseball officials announces that Kansas and Ottawa agreed to cancel Wednesday’s match. The teams will try to make the game up later in the season. The game was originally scheduled for March, but canceled due to snow. Kansas lost to Creighton Tuesday night […]

Jayhawks look to overcome loss in four upcoming games

Jayhawks look to overcome loss in four upcoming games

Before facing Texas in a three-game series this past weekend, Kansas had 35 errors in 33 games this season. In the series against the Longhorns, the Jayhawks only committed one error, which came Friday night. The Jayhawks’ near-perfect fielding this past weekend allowed them to pick up a series victory. The Jayhawks look to continue […]

Sophomore fullback Nick Sizemore blocks off a tackle for freshman running back Darrian Miller during Saturday's game against McNeese State. Miller had a total of 13 rushes.

Tight end suspended for violating team rules

Kansas football coach Charlie Weis announced on Monday that senior tight end Nick Sizemore has been suspended for the first three games of the 2013 season due to a violation of team rules. “As I have previously stated, every player on our team knows and understands our rules and regulations,” Weis said. “They also know […]

Linebackers shine in spring game

Linebackers shine in spring game

Linebacker Ben Heeney caught a lot of eyes during Saturday’s spring game while representing the Blue team. The media voted Heeney as the defensive MVP after he collected five tackles, including one for a loss. But Heeney was not the only linebacker who shined this past weekend. Sophomore Jake Love also impressed people, including Kansas […]

Kansas baseball defeats 2-1 Texas in home weekend series

Kansas baseball defeats 2-1 Texas in home weekend series

Kansas took advantage of back-to-back errors committed by Texas in the bottom of the sixth and scored the go-ahead run to pick up a 4-3 victory. Junior right fielder Tucker Tharp reached on an error in the bottom of the sixth. Another errortranslated into a run for Tharp to allow Kansas to retake the lead […]

Kansas passing game shines in spring game

Kansas passing game shines in spring game

Kansas junior quarterback Jake Heaps shined by completing 20 of 28 passes for 257 yards and four touchdowns in Saturday’s spring game to lift the Blue team to a 34-7 win over the White team. Local media voted Heaps co-offensive MVP for the game. Kansas coach Charlie Weis said there were a couple of plays […]

Jayhawks take down Texas in walk off 7-6 win

Jayhawks take down Texas in walk off 7-6 win

After 12 grueling innings at Hoglund Ballpark, Kansas pulled away after junior centerfielder Tucker Tharp hit a clutch walk off RBI to right field. Tharp’s game-winning RBI sent freshman infielder Tommy Mirabelli home to give Kansas the 7-6 win over Texas. Tharp, who has a batting average of only .196, struckout three times in the […]

Spring game will define players' roles

Spring game will define players’ roles

As the Kansas Jayhawks continue their offseason workouts and prepare for the Spring Game this Saturday, the players are working on figuring out their roles for next season. For junior running back Tony Pierson, he already knows what his role will be on offense under Kansas coach Charlie Weis. Oddly enough, Pierson doesn’t expect to […]

Baseball prepares to face Vikings and Longhorns

Baseball prepares to face Vikings and Longhorns

After playing Iowa on the road, the Kansas Jayhawks return home to host Missouri Valley College on Thursday, and Texas on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Jayhawks were scheduled to play a second game against the Hawkeyes on Wednesday, but the game was canceled because of rain. Despite having only a one-game series against the […]