Stories for September 15, 2017


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Bowen: KU's D-linemen 'doing their part' versus opposing passing attacks

Coming off a troubling home loss to Central Michigan, Kansas defensive coordinator Clint Bowen knows the numbers as well as anyone. Two games into the season, the Jayhawks have made just one sack and been credited with five quarterback hurries. By Benton Smith

Tom Keegan: OC Doug Meacham wise to tap brakes on KU offense

Coaching is all about assessing the personnel you have and figuring out how to bring out the best in it. It’s not about trying to make the athletes fit the preferred style of the coach.

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Former Ohio assistant Jesse Williams helps KU enter road game well informed

For five years, the Ohio sideline inside Peden Stadium served as defensive line coach Jesse Williams’ workspace. It’s where he educated Tarell Basham, whom Williams helped mold into the 2016 MAC Defensive Player of the Year and a third-round NFL Draft Pick. Saturday, though, Williams will find himself on the opposite boundary of the field, instructing other potential pros on what they need to do to help Kansas defeat his former boss, Frank Solich. By Benton Smith

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Testing complete, DA awaits input from alleged victim in KU basketball dorm rape case

Additional testing in the case of a 16-year-old girl’s alleged rape at the University of Kansas men’s basketball dorm is now complete, Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said this week. Now, the DA’s office is awaiting input from the alleged victim.

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Gameday Breakdown: KU football at Ohio

Get the keys to the Kansas football team's Week 3 road trip to Ohio, a score prediction and much more in this week's Gameday Breakdown. By Benton Smith