Kansas' Fish Smithson (9) comes up with a interception in the second half of the Jayhawks' 23-17 loss to TCU on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Smithson hopes to tighten KU defense

Senior safety Fish Smithson, set to enter his third season as a key contributor for the Kansas defense, will be the first to tell you that covering world-class athletes in the Big 12 Conference can be a nightmare.

July 29, 2016


KU Sports Extra

Blast from the past

"We want to bring more respect to this program. We're tired of being looked at as 'Oh, they're going to be a 6-6, 7-5 team and finish in the bottom of the Big 12.' We don't want that anymore. I think we're going to play like that every week."

— Former KU quarterback Todd Reesing following KU's 52-7 victory over Central Michigan that opened the magical 12-1 2007 season

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