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Kansas linebacker Azur Kamara (5) goes head-to-head with tight end Jack Luavasa in the Jayhawk drill during practice on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.

Les Miles: Jayhawks ‘need to improve’ with season opener approaching

Dating back to the spring and continuing on through the summer and into preseason camp, first-year Kansas football coach Les Miles has leaned into letting those who are listening know that he feels positive about his new team. So much so that it almost seemed out of character on Friday at KU’s media day when Miles referenced some shortcomings while answering questions about the team’s goals. By Benton Smith

August 17, 2019

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"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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