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KU lands commitment from 5-star, 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa

His visit came out of nowhere and the whole process of recruiting him only lasted about a month. But that was all of the time Class of 2018, five-star big man Silvio De Sousa needed to discover that Kansas was the right place for him. By Matt Tait

Evening

Notebook: Trio of Lawrence natives poised to start for KU football

The faces of the Kansas football team’s defense, no doubt, are junior defensive linemen Dorance Armstrong Jr., and Daniel Wise. But the starting lineup when the Jayhawks take the field Saturday for their season-opener will have a distinct Lawrence vibe to it. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks explain what set newly elected captains apart

As the head football coach at Kansas, David Beaty has his hands full with a myriad of responsibilities, so he doesn’t mind letting his players have a voice in at least one critical decision. The Jayhawks, not the coach, decide on team captains, via private votes. They elected Dorance Armstrong Jr., Daniel Wise, Joe Dineen, Jeremiah Booker and Denzell Evans. By Benton Smith

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KU lands commitment from 5-star, 2018 power forward Silvio De Sousa

His visit came out of nowhere and the whole process of recruiting him only lasted about a month. But that was all of the time Class of 2018, five-star big man Silvio De Sousa needed to discover that Kansas was the right place for him. By Matt Tait