Stories for August 30, 2016


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KU's Tyler Patrick evolves as receiver and leader

When Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart is asked about receiver Tyler Patrick, one of the first words that comes to his mind is deceptive. By Bobby Nightengale

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Two KU football players to miss 2016 season

While head coach David Beaty left preseason camp thinking his Kansas roster remained in pretty good shape in terms of avoiding injuries, he announced Tuesday that two Jayhawks won’t be able to play this year. By Benton Smith

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KU quarterbacks remain in competition as opener approaches

David Beaty didn’t really want to release a depth chart this week, but when the communications department at Kansas asked the head football coach for one — what with the Jayhawks opening the season against Rhode Island on Saturday — he accommodated the request. When Beaty reached the quarterback portion of the list, he deemed three players worthy of consideration for the starting job. By Benton Smith

KU women's cross country debuts at No. 21 in national poll

The Kansas women’s cross country team will open its season Saturday ranked No. 21 in the nation, according to a preseason poll released Tuesday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

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Add another to KU's Late Night visit list

Five-star Bishop Miege prospect Bol Bol confirms plans to attend

Bishop Miege standout Bol Bol, the son of former NBA player Manute Bol, has added his name to the ever-expanding list of visitors for this year’s Late Night in the Phog event at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait