MATCHUP: West Virginia (4-6, 2-5 Big 12) at Kansas (2-7, 0-6)
KICKOFF: 11 a.m. Saturday, Memorial Stadium, Lawrence
RADIO: WIBW-AM (580)
TV: Fox Sports Kansas City
LINE: WVU by 6½
CATCH PHRASE: Home flavor.
LAWRENCE — It takes a lot for a man to choose to go to Yuma, Ariz. Especially one who was once the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys.
Cassius Sendish, then a safety at Arizona Western Junior College, said he knew Dave Campo’s résumé, how he led “America’s Team,” and it made him stand up just a little straighter as the former NFL coach shook his hand. There Campo was, in the Arizona desert, making a recruiting pitch to the safety who held offers from Illinois, Iowa State, Kansas State, Utah and others.
Former Kansas linebacker Mike Rivera will be in training camp with the New England Patriots this fall, joining 10 other Jayhawks in NFL camps.
Rivera, who spent the summer training in Lawrence, will join former Jayhawk cornerback Aqib Talib in Patriots camp. Talib and offensive tackle Anthony Collins, who is entering his sixth season with the Cincinnati Bengals, are the longest-tenured Jayhawks in the NFL. Rookie Tanner Hawkinson, a fifth-round pick, also plays for the Bengals.
Nine former Jayhawks will be headed to NFL rookie camps, including three with the Chiefs and two with the Chicago Bears.
Quarterback Dayne Crist, linebacker/fullback Toben Opurum and safety Bradley McDougald will attend Kansas City’s rookie mini-camp, … Continue reading
Five seniors off the 2012 Kansas State football team and two from Kansas have accepted invitations to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine.
K-State linebacker Arthur Brown, kicker Anthony Cantele, receiver Chris Harper, quarterback Collin Klein and … Continue reading
TIME ANNOUNCED FOR KU-TEMPLE GAME: The Kansas men’s basketball game against Temple (9-2) will begin at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse, CBS announced Sunday. The tip time was determined by the NFL playoffs.
The Jayhawks (11-1) are No. 6 in both national polls and have won 29 straight home games, a streak that is second nationally.
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Dayne Crist has done this twice before.
Once as the high school hero. A California kid en route to be Charlie Weis’ next great Notre Dame quarterback.
He had that special day again, four years later. Only this time, he was a grown man preparing to e… Continue reading
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Even when they’re not playing, the New England Patriots still manage to make headlines.
Prior to the NFL trading deadline on Thursday, which came during their bye week, the Patriots (5-3) acquired former Kansas standout Aqib Tal… Continue reading
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots moved to shore up their shaky secondary on Thursday by obtaining cornerback Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Patriots traded their fourth-round pick in next year’s draft for the former first… Continue reading