Game balls and Gassers

Sunday, September 13, 2009

Reader poll

Who was KU's MVP against UTEP?

  • Maxwell Onyegbule 29% 427 votes
  • Jake Sharp 49% 724 votes
  • Daymond Patterson 1% 28 votes
  • Dezmon Briscoe 10% 159 votes
  • Jeff Wheeler 6% 90 votes
  • Other 1% 26 votes

1454 total votes.

Candidates for Game balls

• WR Dezmon Briscoe for making eight receptions for 154 yards in his 2009 debut.

• DE Jeff Wheeler for harassing the QB in his 2009 debut.

• CB/PR Daymond Patterson played a solid game defensively and gave KU good field position all night.

Candidates for Gassers

• C Brad Thorson for errant snaps in shotgun formation after taking the place of flu-ridden Jeremiah Hatch, who had trouble snapping the ball between hurls.

• KR Briscoe for fielding a kick headed out of bounds and then stepping out of bounds.

• PR Patterson for letting a couple of punts hit the ground.