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KU signed Brent Dearmon to 6-year contract, guaranteed through 2021 season

The third offensive coordinator Les Miles has hired since taking over the Kansas football program in November of 2018, Brent Dearmon’s contract could keep the recently promoted senior offensive consultant with the Jayhawks through the 2025 season. Dearmon’s first two years — which include the remainder of this season, and all of the 2020 and 2021 seasons — are guaranteed and will pay him $250,000 each of those years. By Benton Smith

With emphasis on RPO, QB Carter Stanley feeling like a PG

Carter Stanley doesn’t consider himself a skilled basketball player. The senior Kansas quarterback has spent most of his time since about eighth grade focusing his athletic conquests on football, after all. During the past week, though, when Stanley runs the Jayhawks’ offense in practices, under the guidance of new coordinator Brent Dearmon, the QB can picture himself as a distributor on the hardwood. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks finish in top-10 at Palmetto Intercollegiate

The Kansas women’s golf team fought the tough course and competition to finish ninth place at the Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, South Carolina Tuesday afternoon.

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KU signed Brent Dearmon to 6-year contract, guaranteed through 2021 season

The third offensive coordinator Les Miles has hired since taking over the Kansas football program in November of 2018, Brent Dearmon’s contract could keep the recently promoted senior offensive consultant with the Jayhawks through the 2025 season. Dearmon’s first two years — which include the remainder of this season, and all of the 2020 and 2021 seasons — are guaranteed and will pay him $250,000 each of those years. By Benton Smith

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New KU commitment Tyon Grant-Foster close friends with current Jayhawk Christian Braun

Longtime friendship between new KU commitment Tyon Grant-Foster and current Jayhawk Christian Braun helped lead the juco standout to Kansas. By Matt Tait

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KU defense has much to fix in 2nd half of season

Both before and after his Kansas football team’s midseason bye week, head coach Les Miles spoke of the importance of self scouting during the Jayhawks’ relative downtime. However, as often is the case with Miles, he didn’t allow outsiders much of a peek behind the curtain in terms of how this past week’s practices benefited KU’s defense. By Benton Smith

KU goalkeeper Sarah Peters named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Week

Kansas goalkeeper Sarah Peters was named the Big 12’s Co-Defensive Player of the Week by the league office Tuesday morning.

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Former KU track star and Olympian Diamond Dixon arrested in Lawrence

A former University of Kansas track and field athlete who was part of the U.S. Olympic team for the 2012 games in London was arrested in Lawrence early Tuesday morning.