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University of Kansas athletic director Jeff Long addresses fans at the KU Kickoff at Corinth Square, on Aug. 17, 2018, in Prairie Village.

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As more than 20 University of Kansas football players and head coach David Beaty began mingling with fans Friday night at the athletic department’s 13th annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square, new athletic director Jeff Long outlined a few of the ways he hopes to help the long struggling program head toward recovery. By Benton Smith

August 17, 2018

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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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