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Afternoon

Jayhawks encouraged following camp's first thorough scrimmage

After 10 practices worth of playbook install, drills and meticulous buildup designed to keep players healthy throughout the preseason, the Kansas Jayhawks finally on Friday experienced their first thorough camp scrimmage. While third-year head coach David Beaty said KU previously went through two “mini-scrimmages” involving roughly 60 live plays apiece, he described the morning’s activity as the initial “big scrimmage” since the team opened camp July 31. By Benton Smith

Early Morning

Tom Keegan: Five close battles for starting spots highlight Kansas football camp

Five position battles for the top spot on the depth chart stand above the rest as most intriguing during the Kansas football team’s fall camp. By Tom Keegan

'It's like he's been here before': WR Quan Hampton doesn't look like true freshman to KU teammates

After several practices and more repetitions and routes than anyone in his group could count, sophomore Daylon Charlot understood what each of his fellow Kansas receivers brought to the mix at preseason camp. The former Alabama wideout came away impressed with three Jayhawks in particular: juniors Steven Sims Jr. and Jeremiah Booker, and Quan Hampton, a true freshman. By Benton Smith

Afternoon

Beer and wine available at Memorial Stadium to KU fans who join new Field Goal Club

A limited number of Kansas football fans observing a touchdown from the north end of Memorial Stadium now have the option of doing so accompanied by some celebratory beer or wine. By Benton Smith

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Mario Chalmers returns to Lawrence for weekend of fundraising fun

Former Kansas guard Mario Chalmers returned to Lawrence late Friday night to kick off a weekend of fundraising events for The Mario V. Chalmers Foundation that will culminate with his annual golf tournament on Monday at The Jayhawk Club Golf Course. By Matt Tait

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Jayhawks encouraged following camp's first thorough scrimmage

After 10 practices worth of playbook install, drills and meticulous buildup designed to keep players healthy throughout the preseason, the Kansas Jayhawks finally on Friday experienced their first thorough camp scrimmage. While third-year head coach David Beaty said KU previously went through two “mini-scrimmages” involving roughly 60 live plays apiece, he described the morning’s activity as the initial “big scrimmage” since the team opened camp July 31. By Benton Smith

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'It's like he's been here before': WR Quan Hampton doesn't look like true freshman to KU teammates

After several practices and more repetitions and routes than anyone in his group could count, sophomore Daylon Charlot understood what each of his fellow Kansas receivers brought to the mix at preseason camp. The former Alabama wideout came away impressed with three Jayhawks in particular: juniors Steven Sims Jr. and Jeremiah Booker, and Quan Hampton, a true freshman. By Benton Smith

Tease photo

Tom Keegan: Five close battles for starting spots highlight Kansas football camp

Five position battles for the top spot on the depth chart stand above the rest as most intriguing during the Kansas football team’s fall camp. By Tom Keegan