After suffering a shoulder injury during the Kansas football team’s 26-7 road loss at Baylor this past Saturday, sophomore quarterback Miles Kendrick’s status for the Jayhawks’ upcoming matchup with Oklahoma State remains undetermined.
KU head coach David Beaty said Monday morning during the Big 12 coaches media teleconference that Kendrick, who again played in a backup capacity behind starter Peyton Bender, was evaluated by KU’s medical staff.
“And he’s gonna get another evaluation before we go on the field (for Tuesday’s practice), so he’s kind of day-to-day right now,” Beaty said.
Kendrick first checked in for KU (2-2 overall, 0-1 Big 12) in the second quarter at Baylor, on the Jayhawks’ fourth possession of the game, with the visitors already trailing 17-0.
A 5-foot-10, 200-pound dual threat QB from Morgan Hill, Calif., Kendrick handled the first KU drive of the second half, which went three-and-out. Still, he started the next offensive series at QB, too, but Bender finished the drive and played most of the second half after Kendrick hurt his shoulder.
Attempting just four passes, Kendrick completed two for seven yards. He also rushed the ball four times for four net yards, with a long of 13. Kendrick was sacked for an 11-yard loss on his first series of the day and he lost three yards on a run in the third quarter.
Bender passed for 105 of KU’s 149 passing yards in the defeat, and threw the team’s lone touchdown to Jeremiah Booker in the third quarter, after subbing in mid-drive for Kendrick.
Redshirt junior QB Carter Stanley played late in place of Kendrick, accounting for 37 yards on 4-for-6 passing, as well as 27 rushing yards on three carries.
KU plays host to Oklahoma State on Saturday (11 a.m. kickoff).