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Les Miles encouraged by 'big, good looking group' of KU O-linemen

While Les Miles isn’t predicting his first KU football team will buck the program’s recent history of O-line issues, the program’s new head coach actually felt optimistic about the offense’s most important blockers as the Jayhawks opened preseason camp. By Benton Smith

Morning

Teammate says Kansas freshman Christian Braun 'ready for whatever it takes'

According to his roommate, Christian Braun, KU junior Silvio De Sousa has spent more time in the gym this summer than in their room. And while that setting has provided the 6-foot-9 forward from Angola with the perfect place to work on his game and release his endless amount of excited energy from regaining his eligibility, it also has been a good vantage point for De Sousa to see Braun in action. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: LBs standing out to Les Miles at preseason camp

Six practices into preseason camp, Kansas football coach Les Miles has seen a lot of his Jayhawks over the course of the past week. And if you asked him to name a position group or player who stood out, Miles’ answer might surprise you. By Benton Smith

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After 1st camp scrimmage, Les Miles thinks Jayhawks 'ahead of where they need to be'

As much as Les Miles enjoyed his first four preseason practices as the head coach at the University of Kansas over the course of the past week, it was the fifth one that he looked forward to most. By Benton Smith

Kennedy Farris to join Kansas volleyball

Kansas head volleyball coach Ray Bechard announced the addition of Kennedy Farris to the 2019 roster.

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Despite inexperienced defensive front, Jayhawks believe pass rush will improve in 2019

The only way to go is up. At least that has to be the mindset of the Kansas defense in regards to putting pressure on the quarterback this fall. KU recorded 21 sacks in 2018, which was only better than Kansas State (18) in the Big 12 conference.

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Judge denies motion to dismiss lawsuit by former KU football coach David Beaty

A federal judge on Thursday denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit that former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty filed against Kansas Athletics Inc.