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Reesing, offense stuck in rare rut

It’s a far cry from the “No More Potts!” chant showered upon Texas Tech quarterback Taylor Potts during the Red Raiders’ 52-30 loss to Texas A&M last week. So that’s good. But as the quarterback of a Kansas University football team coming off a pair of disappointing losses and a stretch of less-than-stellar offensive play, Todd Reesing has become the face of the team’s recent struggles.

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KU basketball player Chase Buford enters diversion agreement in July DUI case

Kansas University basketball player Chase Buford has been placed on diversion for operating a vehicle under the influence, Lawrence Municipal Court records said.

How Keegan voted — Preseason AP basketball poll

Here is how Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan voted in the AP preseason college basketball poll, released Oct. 29, 2009.

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Reesing named Campbell Trophy finalist

Kansas University quarterback Todd Reesing was named one of 16 finalists for the Campbell Trophy, it was announced Thursday.

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Jayhawks perched atop another poll

Kansas University’s tradition-rich men’s basketball program — which has claimed five national championships — has been ranked preseason No. 1 by the Associated Press just twice in 49 years.

Jayhawks tapped No. 1

Kansas hoops clear favorite in USA Today poll

Kansas University’s men’s basketball team remains the popular preseason pick to win the 2010 NCAA championship.

Nine KU cross country runners earn academic honors

Nine members of Kansas University’s cross country team have been named Academic all-Big 12, the league announced Wednesday.

Senior Proehl named diver of the week

Kansas University’s Meghan Proehl was named Big 12 Diver of the Week on Wednesday.

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Reesing, offense stuck in rare rut

It’s a far cry from the “No More Potts!” chant showered upon Texas Tech quarterback Taylor Potts during the Red Raiders’ 52-30 loss to Texas A&M last week. So that’s good. But as the quarterback of a Kansas University football team coming off a pair of disappointing losses and a stretch of less-than-stellar offensive play, Todd Reesing has become the face of the team’s recent struggles.

Opurum may be equalizer

College football offenses have come so far since the days of the Ohio State teams of Woody Hayes employing the three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust approach. The spread offense makes defenses cover the entire field. Scoring has soared.