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.
Today, several notable returners from the 2012 campaign talk about the new season and many of the tweaks to the new and improved 2013 Jayhawks.
For your convenience, I’ve broken broke the interviews up into two groups. In group two, we talk to WR Justin McCay, RB Tony Pierson, DB JaCorey Shepherd, OL Aslam Sterling, and [...] Continue reading
It’s that time of week again and we talk to some of the best that the Kansas offense has to offer. For starters, we look to the future of the Kansas offense as Jake Heaps makes a rare visit to meet with the media. Heaps talks about several issues i… Continue reading
Musings at the midweek:
■ Just about everyone, it seems, has a playoff proposal for the top level of college football.
■ Hard to refer to that as the Bowl Subdivision or the BCS when playoffs — “Playoffs?!!! — are such a hot topic.
■ No, I… Continue reading
The case is closed for Kansas wide receiver Justin McCay.
The NCAA denied McCay’s last-ditch appeal for immediate eligibility, meaning McCay will spend his sophomore season on the bench. Coach Charlie Weis expressed his displeasure with the ruling, whi… Continue reading
With the news coming today that receiver Justin McCay will be ineligible for the 2012 season, Kansas will turn to receivers Kale Pick, Daymond Patterson, and D.J. Beshears who all displayed good chemistry with QB Dayne Crist at KU’s Spring Game.
Also… Continue reading
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The University of Kansas will appeal sophomore wide receiver Justin McCay’s eligibility waiver request directly to the NCAA Subcommittee for Legislative Relief after the NCAA staff Friday denied KU’s original waiver r… Continue reading
Kansas didn’t receive the answer it was seeking regarding the eligibility of wide receiver Justin McCay, but the school will continue to argue McCay’s case to the NCAA.
The NCAA denied McCay’s waiver for immediate eligibility after hearing his case Wed… Continue reading