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 [...]
Beaming with confidence, the Kansas defense is in high spirits after creating five turnovers in last Saturday’s win. But the Jayhawks know they have a greater task ahead when they host Rice on Saturday. Rice’s offensive line has a hefty left side. Sophomore left guard Ian Gray stands 6-foot-8, and beside him is junior tackle [...]
While one of the biggest transitions in football is when a player leaves college and begins playing professionally, Dave Campo, Kansas’ defensive coordinator, is making the jump from coaching in the NFL to coaching in the Big 12. Campo’s biggest challenge during the transition has been switching his style of coaching defense and making sure [...]
Campo inherits a defense with little talent, but is determined to make them talented.