The secret is out. The fastest man on the Kansas football roster isn’t a widely known running back or even a touted young prospect from the program’s most recent recruiting class. His name is Jamahl Horne. He redshirted in 2018. He plays receiver. And at one offseason workout, he blew his teammates away. By Benton Smith
Coming into preseason camp, Kansas graduate transfer Manny Miles didn’t really know what it would be like having his father, Les, coach him for the first time. “And you respect him like he’s going to run you after practice, even though he’s your dad,” Miles, a reserve quarterback and holder, said recently. “Then you get home and you think, ‘Oh, he’s going to turn into the dad now.’ But the coaching never stops with him.” By Braden Shaw
The Kansas women’s soccer team kicked off the season with a dominant 4-0 victory over Nebraska, which came courtesy of a hat trick by senior forward Katie McClure Thursday night at Rock Chalk Park.
It is no secret that the tight end position has changed at nearly every level of football.
Emmett Jones coaches the receivers on the University of Kansas football roster. But not a day goes by without Jones staying in the ear of outside linebacker Steven Parker. By Benton Smith
Few moments are more valuable to the Kansas basketball program than the early days of summer when returning sophomores offer help to incoming freshman trying to figure things out for the first time. By Matt Tait
The process to replace two longtime Kansas Athletics sports performance employees is underway and KU Athletic Director Jeff Long hopes to have at least one hire made in the next two weeks. By Matt Tait
A hand injury he suffered during Denver’s Monday Night Football exhibition earlier this week is expected to keep former Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen out for the remainder of the NFL’s preseason.
It has become a routine during preseason camp. Shane Jackson
Any Kansas football fans who have looked forward to getting some behind the scenes glimpses of Les Miles and the Jayhawks through a new ESPN+ series will have to wait another week — and then binge watch the first four episodes before the season kicks off. By Benton Smith
Kansas football coach Les Miles left a steamy preseason practice early Tuesday afternoon not drowning in sweat, rather once again in a buoyant mood. Following what Miles disclosed would be the last camp practice during which the team tackled throughout, from start to finish, he opened his press conference by talking up some top offensive performers. By Benton Smith
After a few rough seasons of limited snaps and even a position change, Kansas wide receiver Daylon Charlot is right again, and his coaches believe they know why. By Matt Tait
An idea pushed this past spring by University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long, which would allow a football program to sign as many as 35 players in one recruiting class and 50 over a two-year period, may be picking up some steam nationally. By Benton Smith
Now that D.J. Eliot has 15 spring practices and two-plus weeks of preseason camp behind him, Eliot is much more familiar with the defensive personnel on the Kansas football roster than he was when he agreed to become the defensive coordinator for head coach Les Miles. By Benton Smith
The starting quarterback battle isn’t the only competition up in the air for the Kansas football team. Shane Jackson
The Kansas volleyball team earned a 3-2 victory over Wichita State inside Wichita's Koch Arena in the Jayhawks’ lone exhibition match of the 2019 season on Saturday.
A two-time NCAA Champion with the University of Kansas track program, Bryce Hoppel announced on Saturday he has signed a professional contract to represent Adidas.
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
As soon as Kansas football head coach Les Miles handed him the Gatorade towel, junior nose tackle Sam Burt knew something was up. A walk-on the previous two seasons who played mainly on the scout team and special teams, Burt received the unexpected gift from Miles Wednesday night. By Braden Shaw
The Kansas women’s soccer team unofficially opened the 2019 season with a 0-0 tie against Omaha in an exhibition match on Friday night at Rock Chalk Park.
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