Stories for October 20, 2018


Lead stories


Gameday Breakdown: KU football at Texas Tech

David Beaty fired offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Doug Meacham during the bye week and took over Meacham’s responsibilities. Now is the fourth-year Kansas head coach’s first chance to prove that move is one capable of invigorating his team. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Kansas DB Mike Lee ejected in loss to Texas Tech

After missing the Kansas football team’s trip to West Virginia due to injury, junior Mike Lee returned to his starting spot in the defensive backfield Saturday at Texas Tech. By Benton Smith

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New lows: Jayhawks deal with disgust, frustration in 48-16 loss at Texas Tech

Lubbock, Texas — At various stages of the fourth quarter during another Kansas football loss, some heads on the Jayhawks’ east sideline hung low. By Benton Smith

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KU offense falters coming off bye week and midseason coordinating change

A midseason change at offensive coordinator did little to spark the Kansas football team in its first game since head coach David Beaty fired Doug Meacham and named himself O.C. and quarterbacks coach. The Jayhawks’ offense only produced one field goal by halftime, setting up a 21-point intermission deficit on the way to a 48-16 road loss. By Benton Smith

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Record book battle: Both Joe Dineen and Daniel Wise closing in on KU's career TFL mark

Long before their final season in Lawrence began, Kansas football’s standout redshirt seniors, Daniel Wise and Joe Dineen, learned they ranked among the program’s all-time best in career tackles for loss. And with Dineen, a linebacker, leading Wise, a defensive lineman, by 3.0 TFLs, the race to the top, and former KU linebacker Willie Pless’s record of 41 (from 1982-85) was on. By Benton Smith