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KU football coach David Beaty 'not at all' concerned about contract or future with program

Two days after his team dropped a home game to previously winless Baylor, extending the current Kansas football losing streak to eight games, head coach David Beaty wasn’t feeling concerned about the status of his contract. “I’m not at all. I feel great,” Beaty said Monday morning on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference, when asked about his future moving forward, now close to 11 months after signing a contract extension with KU that runs through the 2021 season and includes a $3.2 million buyout. By Benton Smith

Afternoon

LB Joe Dineen: KU football fans 'deserve so much better'

Reality this weekend didn’t live up to the expectations Kansas football players and coaches had going into a matchup with previously winless Baylor. In the wake of a 38-9 home loss to the Bears, junior KU linebacker Joe Dineen explained why such a result was indefensible. By Benton Smith

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Gameday Breakdown: KU basketball vs. Fort Hays State

A look at some of the keys for No. 4 Kansas in Tuesday night's exhibition finale against Fort Hays State at Allen Fieldhouse. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Facts contradict Sheahon Zenger's faith in David Beaty

If only third-year Kansas head football coach David Beaty had followed his own advice, he might have more fodder with which to state his case for keeping his job beyond this season.

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Beaty prefers not to reveal how many KU football players on scholarship

Nearing the conclusion of his third year, head coach David Beaty said following the Jayhawks’ home loss to Baylor the Bears were in “nowhere near” as bad a situation in the first year under coach Matt Rhule as KU was two seasons earlier, when he took over. According to Beaty, the team he coached in 2015 season was down “30-plus scholarships.” So how many scholarship players is Kansas up to right now? The Jayhawks’ head coach declined to answer that question Monday. By Benton Smith

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KU football coach David Beaty 'not at all' concerned about contract or future with program

Two days after his team dropped a home game to previously winless Baylor, extending the current Kansas football losing streak to eight games, head coach David Beaty wasn’t feeling concerned about the status of his contract. “I’m not at all. I feel great,” Beaty said Monday morning on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference, when asked about his future moving forward, now close to 11 months after signing a contract extension with KU that runs through the 2021 season and includes a $3.2 million buyout. By Benton Smith