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Self: Freshman Josh Jackson still has another gear

There’s a chance that Kansas fans have seen all there is to see from freshman guard Josh Jackson. But KU coach Bill Self does not believe that is the case. By Matt Tait

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D-lineman KeyShaun Simmons aims to bring versatility to Kansas

When junior college recruit KeyShaun Simmons made his official visit to the University of Kansas, head coach David Beaty didn’t anticipate coming away from their interaction wowed by how the defensive lineman looked with a basketball in his hands. By Benton Smith

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Unheralded Kerr Johnson type of receiver Kansas wanted

Before Rob Likens abstracted himself from the Kansas football program to become the receivers coach at Arizona State, the former KU offensive coordinator might have left the Jayhawks with a significant parting gift. It was Likens, head coach David Beaty pointed out, who recruited mid-year Class of 2017 signee Kerr Johnson, a receiver from Santa Rosa Junior College, in California. By Benton Smith