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Matt Tait: Les Miles' plan to fill spots a better approach than rewriting depth chart

It’s a daily conversation between Les Miles and his coaching staff, but there’s no tag line or marketing ploy associated with it. It’s just good, old-fashioned evaluation, and it’s just as important today as it was on Day 1 of preseason camp and as it will be on the final Friday before the season opener, which is now just 19 days away. By Matt Tait

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Les Miles: KU's special teams 'key part' of what he's trying to accomplish

“I have always been a special teams guy,” Miles professed recently. His regard for that third phase of football went up a notch roughly 20 years ago, thanks to the time he spent working with Dallas’ special teams coach at the time, Joe Avezzano. By Benton Smith

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'It just feels right to me': Kyron Johnson making natural transition to inside linebacker

It might just be easier to list the positions that Kyron Johnson hasn’t played. Shane Jackson

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Matt Tait: Les Miles' plan to fill spots a better approach than rewriting depth chart

It’s a daily conversation between Les Miles and his coaching staff, but there’s no tag line or marketing ploy associated with it. It’s just good, old-fashioned evaluation, and it’s just as important today as it was on Day 1 of preseason camp and as it will be on the final Friday before the season opener, which is now just 19 days away. By Matt Tait

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Kwamie Lassiter II expects KU receivers to step up, produce

Even though the Kansas football team lost three of its top four receivers from 2018, with the departure of Steven Sims Jr., Jeremiah Booker and Kerr Johnson, junior wide receiver Kwamie Lassiter II doesn’t see KU’s receiving corps falling off this year. By Braden Shaw