It’s not easy watching a winless football team. But a group of seniors do their best to make the most of it. During Kansas University’s 49-0 loss against West Virginia on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, a group of six students continued to cheer shirtless in the front row of the student section, with W-I-L-L-I-S painted across their chests. By Bobby Nightengale
No member of the Kansas University football team thought the addition of one man would’ve changed the outcome of a 49-0 home loss to West Virginia on Saturday at Memorial Stadium, but the Jayhawks surely missed injured junior safety Fish Smithson. By Benton Smith
Coming into the West Virginia game, Lawrence native and Free State High product Joe Dineen had twice finished with 11 tackles, but he easily eclipsed that number on the second-to-last weekend of his sophomore season.
On a day that true freshman quarterback Ryan Willis completed just 35 percent of his 37 throws and had two picked off, Beaty noted under-throwing receivers proved to be one of the many issues plaguing KU’s offense against West Virginia. By Benton Smith
Kansas University so seldom wins a Big 12 football game that when it does, the stink of defeat for the opponent on linger for years. By Tom Keegan
Not all Big XII entertainment derives from the top half of the loaded football conference's standings. Sometimes it’s amazing what you can find rummaging around in the basement too. By Tom Keegan
Sophomore LB Joe Dineen, who did not let the scoreboard curb his enthusiasm, had 16 tackles, all of them by the solo variety.
KU football coach David Beaty on the Jayhawks' 49-0 loss to West Virginia