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Afternoon

David Beaty maintains vague stance regarding Pooka Williams' availability past this week

Yes, Kansas freshman running back Pooka Williams will play in the Jayhawks’ home football game Saturday against Rutgers. But will Williams also play the following week at Baylor, and for the remainder of the schedule? By Benton Smith

Evening

Redshirt seniors Daniel Wise, Joe Dineen revel in their first KU road win

So many times KU defensive standouts Daniel Wise and Joe Dineen set their minds on carving out ways to bounce back from losses, and far more often than not those endeavors ultimately didn’t produce the victories they kept chasing. However, Wise shared following the Jayhawks’ 31-7 win at Central Michigan, that it seemed to him right after KU’s Week 1 loss to Nicholls State that their latest rebound attempt would prove different. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Mike Lee early key to Kansas recruiting in Louisiana

No matter how great a new product looks on paper, it’s going to be tough to sell unless the salesman has that first satisfied customer to stand as proof of concept. For the Kansas football program's Louisiana recruiting plan, junior safety Mike Lee represents proof of concept.

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KU football offense not perfect, but much cleaner through 2 games

Sure, the season is only two weeks old. But as of this moment, Kansas football, the same program that finished 2017 ranked an ugly 127th out of 129 FBS teams in turnover margin, is sitting pretty in the same category. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Game ball from KU's win at CMU makes the rounds

Inside the visiting locker room at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant, Mich., this past Saturday, after he became the first Kansas football coach to win a road game since Mark Mangino’s final season, in 2009, David Beaty received the game ball as the Jayhawks celebrated. He didn’t hang onto it long, though. By Benton Smith

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David Beaty maintains vague stance regarding Pooka Williams' availability past this week

Yes, Kansas freshman running back Pooka Williams will play in the Jayhawks’ home football game Saturday against Rutgers. But will Williams also play the following week at Baylor, and for the remainder of the schedule? By Benton Smith