Stories for August 14, 2019


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Shane Jackson: KU's revamped energy is evident during preseason camp

By now, you have surely seen it. This past weekend, a video from a Kansas football team meeting surfaced via social media. KU head coach Les Miles, who is now a little over two weeks away from his debut with his new team, was captured dancing to ‘Before I Let Go’ by Frankie Beverly & Maze. Shane Jackson

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Former KU football walk-on Sam Burt awarded a scholarship

A homegrown University of Kansas junior from the small city of Abilene, Sam Burt is no longer a walk-on with the Jayhawks’ football program. By Benton Smith

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3-star Louisiana CB Tanner Hooker commits to KU football

Jayhawks now have 25 2020 commitments

The job isn’t done yet for Les Miles and his Kansas football staff, but the coaches now have 25 commitments lined up for their 2020 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

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KU defensive line coach Kwahn Drake well-versed in getting to know new teams

During his eight seasons as a college football coach Kansas defensive line coach Kwahn Drake has become a bit of an expert at starting over. By Matt Tait

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Azur Kamara trying to become more than a pass rusher for KU defense

Rushing the passer isn’t literally the only thing Azur Kamara ever is asked to do from the edge. Much of his individual progress this past offseason, as he worked toward playing a much larger role for KU in 2019, came in the way he adapted. By Benton Smith

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Report: Attorneys file appeals for 3 men convicted in college hoops scandal

Attorneys for three men convicted of providing payments from Adidas to steer high-profile college basketball prospects to specific universities have filed an appeal of their sentences, according to a Wednesday report from