West Virginia wide receiver Winston Wright Jr. (1) dives into the end zone for a touchdown against Kansas safety Kenny Logan Jr. (1) during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Jayhawks come up short in season finale, 34-28, against West Virginia

In another tight November game for the improving Kansas football team, the Jayhawks’ late mistakes kept them from concluding Lance Leipold’s first season as head coach with another upset win.

November 27, 2021


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Veteran KU football defenders Kyron Johnson, Kenny Logan Jr. make All-Big 12 2nd team

Though the Kansas football team registered just one victory during Big 12 play in 2021, the conference’s coaches didn’t overlook two of the Jayhawks’ most impactful players when making all-league selections.

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KU football's 2022 schedule finalized

The calendar for Lance Leipold’s second season coaching the Kansas football team is now set. The Big 12 announced Wednesday dates for all conference games in 2022, making the Jayhawks’ complete schedule official.

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Best performance of Gavin Potter's KU football career left LB wanting more

In the 24th start of his college football career, Kansas junior linebacker Gavin Potter put together the most prolific individual outing of his time with the Jayhawks. His night of firsts didn’t have Potter in a celebratory mood, though.

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QB Jalon Daniels wants KU football to 'come in with a bang' in 2022

Jalon Daniels’ improbable sophomore season, when he went from a redshirting third-stringer to the starting quarterback in the final weeks, had just come to an end this past Saturday night when Daniels already had 2022 on his mind.

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Kyron Johnson, Kenny Logan Jr. land on PFF All-Big 12 2nd team

Two of the Kansas football team’s veteran leaders proved to be among the most impactful players in the Big 12 this season. When Pro Football Focus announced its all-conference teams this week, KU super-senior defensive end Kyron Johnson and junior safety Kenny Logan Jr. both landed on the second team.

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Assistants Drake, Jackson leaving KU football; Leipold promotes Onatolu, Peterson

Lance Leipold’s Kansas football coaching staff for next year already has a new look to it, just two days after the conclusion of Leipold’s first season in charge.

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Jayhawks upbeat about KU football's future as Season 1 of Lance Leipold era concludes

When the Kansas football season ended this past Saturday night with a six-point home loss to West Virginia, the emotions in the locker room minutes after the finale reflected not only the conclusion of a challenging year, but also a growing sense of hope about the program’s future.

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2-star juco TE Tevita Noa commits to KU football

A day after the conclusion of his first season as the Kansas football head coach, Lance Leipold received a commitment from a junior college tight end who could help the Jayhawks in his second season.

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Notebook: Lance Leipold, KU football honor 'special' group of seniors

Before the Kansas football team played its season finale Saturday night against West Virginia, the program honored a group of 15 players — which included both seniors and super-seniors — who were about to experience the final game of their KU careers.

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3 keys for KU football vs. West Virginia

Even as Kansas stopped getting blown out and began playing a competitive brand of football the past two weeks, the Jayhawks’ defense has still given the team some problems.

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Jayhawks thrilled to see blue collar O-lineman Joey Gilbertson 'seize the moment' in 1st career start

One of the unsung contributors to the Kansas football team’s late-season upswing, redshirt senior offensive lineman Joey Gilbertson had never started a game for the Jayhawks until he was called upon for KU’s road finale at TCU.

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KU football coaches want to give Jason Bean opportunities as a rusher in his new role

The Kansas football team found a new starting quarterback in Jalon Daniels. Now KU’s coaches are trying to concoct ways to keep the Jayhawks’ former No. 1 QB, Jason Bean, involved in a different capacity.

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'He's kind of embraced being the man': Jayhawks credit QB Jalon Daniels for reenergizing KU football late in season

A Kansas football team that looked dead in the water not long ago found a source of revitalization for the season’s final weeks when the Jayhawks unexpectedly landed on a new starting quarterback, sophomore Jalon Daniels.

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QB Jalon Daniels rested his arm 'a little bit' after taking 'a few nicks' in KU football's tight road loss

Jalon Daniels had another productive start for the Jayhawks this past weekend at TCU, but the Kansas football quarterback didn’t leave the narrow road loss completely unscathed.

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