For the second week in a row, Kansas showed it has faster football players than a year ago, but the football they played resulted in a not-so-fast verdict in declaring the Jayhawks a much better football team than when they went 0-12. By Tom Keegan
Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart handled all but nine offensive snaps during Saturday’s 37-21 loss to Ohio at Memorial Stadium. This, after rotating with sophomore QB Ryan Willis throughout most of last week’s season opener. By Matt Tait
Safety Bazie Bates knocked the ball out of receiver Jordan Reid’s hands to deny him a touchdown and save Kansas four points when Ohio kicked a field goal. He also contributed nine solo tackles and two assists.
After a 37-21 loss against Ohio, Kansas coach David Beaty discusses what troubled the offense, the difficulties of the defense staying on the field and why he stuck with Montell Cozart in his post-game press conference.
Now that the Kansas football team put an end to that pesky 15-game losing skid, the Jayhawks (1-0) can try to start a different kind of streak Saturday afternoon, when they play host to Ohio (0-1) at Memorial Stadium. KU hasn’t won back-to-back football games since the first two games of 2011, when Turner Gill was head coach.