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When teammates talk about KU linebacker Ben Heeney, he sounds faster than a kick returner, more powerful than a defensive lineman and able to take down the Big 12’s elite offensive play-makers with a single bound.

Ben Heeney is … ‘The Diabolical Defender’

Ben Heeney’s teammates will attest: He is the hero Kansas University football deserves. By Benton Smith

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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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