While all may seem gloomy for Charlie Weis and Kansas football right now, a simple flip through the Jayhawks’ history book, “A Tale of Mediocrity,” may be their best source of optimism. You don’t have to search back through too many chapters to find it. Eleven years ago, Terry Allen stumbled across the finish line [...]
No. 4 Kansas State 55 – No. 13 West Virginia 14 KSU 7-0 (4-0) — WVU 5-2 (2-2) West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, who hadn’t thrown an interception all season, threw two against Kansas State Saturday night. Smith held the lead for the Heisman Trophy, but critics now think K-State quarterback Collin Klein is the [...]
First it was Michael Cummings, then Dane Crist, then Cummings, Crist and Cummings again, but none of it mattered. The Sooners stopped every quarterback the Jayhawks threw at them. Oklahoma played like the ninth best team in the nation should, defeating Kansas 52-7. How bad was it? The Jayhawks had about one punt for every [...]
For the past six seasons, the Southeastern Conference has dominated the BCS championship, winning six-straight titles. It has been two seasons since a team represented the Big 12 conference. The last non-SEC team to win the BCS championship was Texas before the six-straight SEC victories. However, that could all change with the newest edition of [...]
Saturday, Oct. 20, the Jayhawks traveled to Norman, Oklahoma to take on the Oklahoma Sooners. Kansas lost 52-7.
NORMAN, Okla. – Kansas was unable to keep up with Oklahoma’s high-powered offense on the road on Saturday. Kansas traveled to Oklahoma looking to build off its fourth quarter run last week. However, the Jayhawks were blown out and the Sooners had complete control of the game, 52-7. Kansas coach Charlie Weis started the game [...]
Kansan football beat writers Farzin Vousoughian and Blake Schuster preview the Jayhawks’ game against the University of Oklahoma this weekend.
For the third time in as many weeks, Kansas defensive coordinator Dave Campo is looking to slow down an offense averaging more than 40 points a game with the Jayhawks taking on the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday. It’s a tireless job, which head coach Charlie Weis has admitted is costing the former Dallas Cowboys defensive [...]
Let the trash talking begin. Jon Jones is set to take on veteran Chanel Sonnen on April 27. Jones refused to fight Sonnen with short notice earlier in September because Jones believed Sonnen didn’t deserve to fight for the belt. Jones originally was set to fight Dan Henderson on Sept. 1 until Henderson injured his [...]
No. 4 Kansas State 6-0 (3-0) at No. 13 West Virginia 5-1 (2-1) Many people expected this to be a top-five battle between two teams that hold a 6-0 overall record and a 3-0 record in the Big 12. But after last week’s setback against Texas Tech, West Virginia suffered a huge loss. However, don’t [...]
Kansas coach Charlie Weis announced Tuesday that quarterbacks Dayne Crist and Michael Cummings will both play Saturday when Kansas travels to Oklahoma. This move comes after Crist struggled to get Kansas on the scoreboard last week against Oklahoma State. With 4:20 remaining in the third quarter against Oklahoma State, Weis pulled Crist and sent in [...]
The first BCS standings of the 2012 college football season were released on Sunday night, and to the surprise of no one, Alabama is ranked No. 1 in the country. Alabama has become the juggernaut of college football, winning two of the last three national titles and may be well on its way to a [...]
If you’re holding your breath to see who will start at quarterback for Kansas against Oklahoma on Saturday, grab another taste of air. On Monday morning’s teleconference coach Charlie Weis held off the decision for a while longer, saying that he needed to study both Dayne Crist and Michael Cummings further before giving an update [...]
1. Kansas State 6-0 (3-0) (First last week) Kansas State encountered a road block when it visited Iowa State Saturday. But quarterback Collin Klein pulled through again and gave the Wildcats a crucial conference win on the road. Kansas State is now the only unbeaten team in the Big 12. 2. Oklahoma 4-1 (2-1) (Third [...]