Kansas defensive back Kevin Short watches his teammates during a practice on Fan Appreciation Day, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at Memorial Stadium. It was reported Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, that Short has left the team for personal reasons.

Defensive back Short withdraws from KU

Kansas University football head coach Charlie Weis announced Tuesday that junior defensive back Kevin Short has withdrawn from school for personal reasons.

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“Everybody’s against coach (Charlie) Weis. We’re trying to change that. Everybody’s saying he’s a bad coach or he’s a bad person. It’s up to us to change that.”

— Kansas football defensive tackle Keon Stowers, on October 19, 2013, following the Jayhawks' 34-19 home loss to Oklahoma. Though outsiders might have been jumping off the KU/Weis bandwagon, Stowers defended his coach, saying Weis gets the players "riled up" before games.

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