Sunday, November 29, 2009

Game balls and gassers

Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing warms up at Arrowhead Stadium before taking on Missouri in the 2009 Border Showdown.

Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing warms up at Arrowhead Stadium before taking on Missouri in the 2009 Border Showdown.


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2009 KU-MU football


KU vs. Missouri

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Videos from the 2009 Border Showdown at Arrowhead Stadium.

Reader poll

Should Mark Mangino be the head coach of the Kansas Jayhawks next season?

  • Yes 47% 2863 votes
  • No 45% 2729 votes
  • Undecided 7% 453 votes

6045 total votes.

Candidates for Game balls

• QB Todd Reesing finished his career in style, completing 37 of 55 passes for 498 yards and four touchdowns.

• WR Dezmon Briscoe had 14 catches for 242 yards and two touchdowns.

Candidates for Gassers

• LG Sal Capra was flagged for two false starts and a hold.

• Briscoe lost two fumbles.


jhokfan 10 years, 2 months ago

In a season where costly turnovers have had a profound effect Briscoe manages to fumble twice, one of which hands them a touchdown. Why hasn’t ball protection become a priority for this team?

Uniforms looked more like clown costumes. Wrong helmet, wrong pants, wrong jerseys. Always go with tradition, it’s classic and timeless.

Robert Brock 10 years, 2 months ago

What "tradition?" There is no "Kansas look." We change uniform appearance frequently.

Brandon Avey 10 years, 2 months ago

The uniforms were great! Playing calling in the last 3 minutes... not at all!

Dirk Medema 10 years, 2 months ago

How about a game ball for Rell Lewis? Great execution when he finally go more than a token opp.

How about a gasser for Mangino for not using Rell Lewis eariler in the season, like the game early in Sharp's injury when Tobin was thoroughly exhausted by the end of the game because he had been in on virtually every down? Or maybe the games when Sharp was rushed back b/c we didn't have/weren't willing to use any other RB.

To not give the coaches a gasser for the end of game options is abysmal.

Like the Jayhawk on the helmet. The Jayhawk IS KU tradition. Any combination of crimson and blue is fine by me also. They ARE KU tradition. Check out the university study from a few years ago where they contacted alums vs. the history of (regularly changing) KU FB uni's.

kansasfb 10 years, 2 months ago

I can't believe people are actually stirred up over the uniforms!! There is something a little more important here folks! Our team started out with 5 wins and lost the last 7...that is somewhat more disturbing to me than what the players were wearing! Guess I was at Arrowhead to watch a football game not a fashion show!!!

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