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Kansas head coach Les Miles watches his players against Texas during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Kansas football suspends voluntary workouts after 12 positive COVID-19 tests

An uptick in positive COVID-19 tests has led the Kansas football program to suspend its voluntary summer workouts, KU officials announced Friday morning. By Matt Tait

July 3, 2020

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Popular Kansas football manager remembered for willingness to do anything to help the program

University of Kansas football manager Jack Roche died late Saturday night in his hometown of Chicago after being hit by a car, multiple people close to the KU program confirmed to the Journal-World. By Matt Tait

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Big Ten scraps nonconference football games for 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Kansas football hires Texas staffer as new director of operations

The University of Kansas football program has hired a new director of football operations from one of the premier programs in the Big 12 Conference. By Matt Tait

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Four-star KU football commitments Devin Neal, Keon Coleman both have big goals for multiple sports at Kansas

During the past couple of weeks, future Jayhawks Devin Neal, of Lawrence, and Keon Coleman, of Opelousas, La., have connected a few times on the phone to lay the foundation for a relationship they both hope will bring a lot of points, production and excitement to Lawrence in the years to come. By Matt Tait

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KU linebacker Steven Parker dubbed one to watch during 2020 season

After playing four games during his true freshman season, Kansas linebacker Steven Parker is being regarded by 247 Sports analyst Chris Hummer as one of college football’s redshirt freshmen who should not be forgotten. By Matt Tait

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SEC commissioner urges NIL uniformity in meeting with U.S. Senate committee

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that there needs to be a uniform federal law to regulate the compensation of college athletes instead of a series of state-level versions with differing requirements.

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KU AD Jeff Long says 7 Jayhawks have tested positive for COVID-19 from 100 tests across 4 sports

KU has found seven cases of COVID-19 among the 100 student-athletes it's tested from across four sports, University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said Monday. By Matt Tait

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'We could relate on another level': Unique bond with KU assistant helped Clinton Anokwuru pick KU football

Ever since Kansas football started recruiting Clinton Anokwuru, assistant coach Chidera Uzo-Diribe knew he had a special connection with the three-star defensive end — the two men both belong to the Igbo tribe in Nigeria. By Shane Jackson

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Kansas football program adds new equipment manager with Big 12 ties

After 32 years with the same equipment manager, the Kansas football program is preparing for Year 1 of a new regime. By Matt Tait

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Kansas football program announces first positive COVID-19 test

The University of Kansas football program announced Saturday that one player has tested positive for COVID-19 and another had a positive test for the COVID-19 antibodies. By Matt Tait

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KU football lands commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs

The Kansas football program picked up a commitment from 3-star safety Omar Burroughs on Friday afternoon.

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Kansas Athletics offers ticket assurance plan for 2020-21 season ticket holders

University of Kansas fans holding season tickets for upcoming KU sporting events now have assurances from the athletic department that their investment is safe. By Matt Tait

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KU AD Jeff Long optimistic about prospects of 2020 college football season

Months of planning and projecting have left University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long cautiously optimistic about hosting a full college football season this fall. By Matt Tait

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KU football reports 75 negative COVID-19 tests on first day of on-campus voluntary workouts

Roughly 75 negative COVID-19 tests cleared the way for the Kansas football program to get back to business on Monday. By Matt Tait

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