Stories for July 23, 2019


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One-time signee Jayden Russell granted release from KU football

One of the first players to commit to Les Miles once he took over the University of Kansas football program late this past year, Jayden Russell won’t play for the Jayhawks in Miles’ first season after all. By Benton Smith

Jayhawks victorious in Week 5 of ITA Summer Circuit

Incoming Kansas freshman Vasiliki “Vasia” Karvouni has won her third singles crown at an Oracle Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Summer Circuit this summer.

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Kansas OL Hakeem Adeniji has lofty expectations for senior season

It was as good of a time as any for Hakeem Adeniji to reflect on his collegiate debut. At Big 12 Media Days, which took place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas a little over a month before his senior season, the Kansas offensive lineman took a trip down memory lane. Adeniji can now laugh about his Jayhawk debut as a true freshman, even though he was startled at the time. Shane Jackson

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Matt Tait: Training camp a key component of Self Made's TBT journey

Organized by Elijah Johnson and coached by Brady Morningstar, the Self Made TBT squad has run through a short training camp on KU's campus during the past few days in preparation for Thursday's tourney opener in Wichita. By Matt Tait

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Freshman LBs Steven Parker and Gavin Potter already impressing KU veterans

Ask senior leaders on the Kansas football team which freshmen have managed to impress them during summer workouts and the same two names emerge. Steven Parker and Gavin Potter. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Les Miles wants to reproduce KU football's 2007 success

During the most successful year of Les Miles’ career as a head football coach, another program with a far less stellar reputation than LSU experienced the most prosperous season in its history. By Benton Smith