Stories for August 27, 2021


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True freshman S Jayson Gilliom joined KU football wanting 'to outwork everybody'

Few football players fresh out of high school possess the abilities necessary to show up on campus and grab the attention and respect of a program’s veteran leader right away. But as soon as the Kansas football team’s spring practices began this offseason, Kenny Logan Jr. started to think Jayson Gilliom had what it took to play a factor in the secondary as a true freshman.

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Notebook: 'Gritty' veteran O-lineman Colin Grunhard fitting in at RG for KU football

After just a few weeks of observing veteran offensive lineman Colin Grunhard during preseason practices, Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold already is convinced the former Notre Dame walk-on will bring “toughness” and a “blue collar mentality” to the Jayhawks’ offense.

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Kansas soccer picks up first win of 2021, 2-0 over Saint Louis

In addition to leading the Kansas soccer team to its first victory of the 2021 season — 2-0 over Saint Louis — KU goalkeeper Sarah Peters made a little history on Thursday night.