The Jayhawks couldn't muster much on offense and couldn't stop Baylor on defense Saturday in Waco. The Jayhawks dropped the contest 55-7.
In some ways, it’s easy for the members of Kansas University’s football team to put things into perspective and take the big-picture-approach that they are still just five games into the Turner Gill era and that building the team they all want to build will take time. In other ways, it’s not.
If it were a high school game, it would’ve been one of those in which the coaches agreed at halftime to play the final two quarters with a running clock.
It didn’t in any way feel like just one game. It felt like a college football program on the rise mauling one on the decline. It left no room for ambiguity. Baylor football sits at one level, Kansas University football another. Don’t forget to include Baylor when listing the schools Kansas must stand behind when knocking on the doors of football recruits from Texas.
Kansas University sophomore D.J. Beshears did enough his first two kickoff returns Saturday to make Baylor coach Art Briles change his mind about giving the dynamic return man another chance.
In the days leading up to Saturday’s Big 12 Conference opener for both teams, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III took it upon himself to do more than work on plays. He also worked on the minds of teammates.
Game balls and Gassers from KU's game against Baylor on October 2, 2010.
The Kansas coaches and players prepared for the wrong Baylor offense in the Bears’ 55-7 victory Saturday.
The Bears set records for most yards in a game and longest pass play last Saturday when they played the Jayhawks.