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Les Miles' first KU football recruiting class grows significantly on signing day

The first National Signing Day for Les Miles at the University of Kansas got off to an eventful start as the Jayhawks added another quarterback to their class.

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KU women surrender late lead in loss to Kansas State

With 18 seconds to go in regulation, Kansas State coach Jeff Mittie took a timeout with the Wildcats down by two with the ball. Freshman Christianna Carr made the pass to junior Peyton Williams, and suddenly the Jayhawks’ once 9-point lead was washed away. Williams forced overtime, and then Kansas fell to K-State, 72-62, in the extra period Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks (12-9, 2-8 Big 12) split the season series with the Wildcats after a win at Bramlage Coliseum earlier in the year.

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Matt Tait: Les Miles methodically moving through the steps required to revive Kansas football

When Les Miles was introduced as the next Kansas football coach back in mid-November, a fairly significant portion of the story of his hiring was about a big name coach with a national championship ring returning to the college sidelines for the first time since being fired by LSU in 2016. But Miles no longer is focusing on his part in this story. By Matt Tait

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Notebook: Gavin Potter picks KU after showing up to signing ceremony in K-State gear

After his recruitment came down to the wire, Gavin Potter, a high school linebacker from Oklahoma, introduced himself to the Kansas football fan base in grand fashion Wednesday. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles' first KU football recruiting class grows significantly on signing day

The first National Signing Day for Les Miles at the University of Kansas got off to an eventful start as the Jayhawks added another quarterback to their class.

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Channeling former Colts coach Jim Mora, Kansas coach Bill Self focusing on getting better, not the Big 12 race

After Tuesday's 74-67 loss to K-State in Manhattan, if the 13th-ranked Jayhawks hope to push their NCAA-record run of 14 consecutive Big 12 crowns to 15 in the next month, they are going to have to summon up the strength to come from behind once again. By Matt Tait