NAME—YEAR—HOMETOWN—PREVIOUS SCHOOL—DATE SIGNED/CLEARED QUARTERBACKS- 2 Jordan Darling—FR—Overland Park, Kan.—Shawnee Mission East—2/6 Montell Cozart—FR—Kansas City, Mo.—Bishop Miege—2/6 RUNNING BACKS- 1 Colin Spencer—FR—Dallas, Texas—Woodrow Wilson—1/22 WIDE RECEIVERS- 3 Ishmael Hyman—FR—Manalapan, N.J.—St. John Vianney—2/6 Mark Thomas—JR—Jamaica, N.Y.—Nassau CC—2/6 Rodriguez Coleman—JR—Cincinnati, Ohio—Garden City CC—2/6 TIGHT ENDS- 1 Ben Johnson—FR—Basehot, Kan.—Basehor Linwood—2/6 OFFENSIVE LINEMEN- 4 Michael Smithburg—JR—Fairfield, Iowa—Iowa Western CC—12/19 [...]
Kansas football coach Charlie Weis released a statement on Ben Heeney’s recent battery charges Saturday. The junior Linebacker was cited for misdemeanor battery at Tonic Night club 728 Massachusetts St., in downtown Lawrence on Sunday Jan. 13. “We are fully aware of the situation involving Ben,” Weis said in a Saturday press release. “We have [...]
Kansas coach Charlie Weis likes to throw around the names of his mentors and predecessors. Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick, to name a few, but now he can tack on another: Ara Parseghian. Before the legendary coach went on to win two National Championships at Notre Dame, Parseghian faltered early in his time at Northwestern. [...]
Defensive end Chris Martin has committed to the Jayhawks according to Rivals.com Martin was ranked the 18th best player in the nation by Rivals in 2009 when he committed to Cal. Martin would go on to transfer to Florida before transferring again to City College of San Francisco after he was cited for marijuana possession as a [...]
Junior cornerback Tyler Patmon has decided to leave the Kansas football program. Patmon announced his plans to leave the Jayhawks via Twitter on Thursday evening. Wherever the Lord takes me for my last year of college ball I’ll be thankful no matter what!! — Tyler Patmon(@YoungSimba02) December 13, 2012 “Wherever the Lord takes me for [...]
Biggest Surprises: 1) James Sims: Aside from Kansas coach Charlie Weis — who predicted Sims’ breakthrough season way back in training camp — no one imagined the junior running back racking up more than 1000 yards and nine touchdowns rushing. Keep in mind Sims did this after being suspended for the first three games of [...]
Three, two, one. This is not a countdown to zero. This is the number of wins the Kansas football team has had in each of (my) three years at Kansas. In case math isn’t your strong suit, that’s a total of six wins in three seasons. Which leads me to the question: Have we witnessed [...]
I am not a football coach, nor have I spent extensive time on the sideline with NFL Legends Bill Parcells or Bill Belichick like Kansas coach Charlie Weis has. But I do watch a lot of football. I believe that when Weis opened up the Jayhawks’ game against West Virginia by trotting out senior Dayne [...]
Lack of playoffs diminishes BCS championship Sunday’s announcement that the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the Alabama Crimson Tide will face off in the BCS Championship game was a surprise to no one. Between Notre Dame’s perfect season and the SEC championship game win for Alabama, the two schools clearly outshined any other schools’ case [...]
Baylor 41 – No. 23 Oklahoma State 34 BU 7-4 (4-5) – OKST 7-5 (5-4) Baylor continued its recent high level of play and shocked Oklahoma State in the season finale. After Oklahoma State opened the game with a field goal, Baylor went on a 24-0 run in the first half. Oklahoma State quarterback Clint [...]
Morgantown, W. Va. — When Charlie Weis stepped to the podium in the Anderson Family Football Complex last December as Kansas’ newest head coach, he asked a question about football in the state of Kansas: Why was Kansas State so successful and why wasn’t Kansas? At the time, Kansas had gone 2-10 and Kansas State [...]
Kansas running back James Sims became the 12th player in the program’s history to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a single-season. Sims rushed for 57 yards in Saturday’s season finale against West Virginia and finished the season with 1,013 yards despite the Jayhawks losing 59-10 against the Mountaineers. Despite only playing nine games [...]
Morgantown, W. Va. — When Charlie Weis stepped to the podium in the Anderson Family Football Complex on December 9, 2011, as Kansas’ newest head coach, he had questions about football in the state of Kansas. Primarily, why was Kansas State so successful and why wasn’t Kansas? At the time, Kansas had gone 2-10 and [...]
Kansan football beat writers Farzin Vousoughian and Blake Schuster discuss the Jayhawks’ upcoming game against West Virginia University. The football podcasts are also available on KJHK.
Kansan football beat writers Farzin Vousoughian and Blake Schuster preview the Jayhawks’ game against West Virginia this weekend.
Although West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith has snagged all of the attention this season, he couldn’t have earned it without the help of wide receiver Tavon Austin. Austin is a triple-threat player who has troubled many defenses this season. Kansas knows that defensively this is the player Smith will throw and hand the ball off [...]