Kansas’ Justin McCay looks to bring talent and firepower to the Jayhawk offense in the upcoming season By: Brennan Keller Perhaps one of the most shocking statistics from last year’s 1-11 season was the fact that the wide receivers accounted for zero combined receiving touchdowns. Yup, you heard it right. Zero touchdowns. With the lack of talent at the receiver position last season, head coach Charlie Weis knew that he needed to hit the recruiting trail hard in pursuit of some players that could bring excitement and talent to the offensive side of the ball. One of those players is wide receiver Justin McCay. McCay, who had to sit out last season due to NCAA transfer rules, brings that… Continue reading
LAWRENCE — Before we all get too carried away, it’s worth noting that a year ago at Kansas’ spring game, some guy named Dayne Crist looked pretty sharp, too.
Despite numerous similarities, albeit with much more reasonable expectations, Jake Heaps showed he is not Dayne Crist — or as much as he could, anyway, in a meaningless game in April.
That’s not to say Heaps did anything to lessen the hopes that he’ll provide the Jayhawks with some much-needed stability, if not an actual playmaking threat, at quarterback.
We all know its basketball season around Jayhawk Nation but if you are a football diehard like me, any KU Football news is exciting.
Coach Weis had a lot to say after several weeks of spring practice.
You can catch the entire press conference from Tuesday after the break.
I know it’s March in college basketball’s capitol city but Kansas Football is set for 4-weeks of spring practice sessions that will culminate on April 13th for the annual Spring Game.
Today Kansas Head Coach Charlie Weis met with the media to discuss his 2013 team.
New Faces & Bigger Expectations By Brennan Keller Charlie Weis accepted the head coaching position at the University of Kansas fully aware that he had a major rebuilding project ahead of him. Weis, who has been around the game of football since 1979, has the coaching ability to rejuvenate a program that won the BCS Orange Bowl only five years ago. When Weis came to Lawrence, many college football analysts disliked the hire. After finishing last season 1-11, many still do. That being said, Weis has continued to hit the recruiting trail along with his talented coaching staff and their efforts have paid off. With the 2013 signing day in the books, coach Weis could… Continue reading
Turner Baty, a backup quarterback who redshirted last year at Kansas, is leaving the team and returning to junior college, coach Charlie Weis announced Saturday.
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Kansas coach Charlie Weis said he is aware of an incident involving linebacker Ben Heeney, the Jayhawks’ leading tackler last season.
“We have discussed this with all of the parties involved and believe we know what truly happened,” Weis said in a statement. “We are handling it internally with appropriate measures.”
The Lawrence Journal-World reported Heeney was cited for misdemeanor battery after an incident Sunday at Tonic, a Lawrence nightclub. Douglas County court records don’t show that Heeney was booked into jail in connection with the incident.
DeMontie Cross, who coached linebackers last season at Kansas, has left Charlie Weis’ staff, reportedly for a job at TCU.
Special teams coordinator Clint Bowen, who worked with KU’s secondary last season, will take over for Cross as linebackers coach. … Continue reading
Backup offensive lineman Luke Luhrsen has elected to leave the Kansas football team, coach Charlie Weis announced Wednesday.
“I have decided to give up football to concentrate on my academics,” Luhrsen said in a statement released by the school. “I appreciate the Jayhawk community, as well as my teammates and coaches, for all of the support I have received during my time with the program. It has been an unforgettable experience and an incredible opportunity. I will continue to support the program and I will always be proud to be a Jayhawk.”
Check out highlights of 2013 DE Chris Martin – who is now a member of Jayhawk Nation.
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