Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, left, and Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger laugh while taking reporters' questions after the first day of the conference's meeting Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Tom Keegan: If Big 12 expands, Florida is the place

The smart money says that status quo will prevail at expansion discussions among Big 12 presidents/chancellors and athletic directors next week in Dallas.

May 24, 2016


Banks Floodman leaving Williams Fund

After five years as a player and 10 more working various jobs in the athletic department, Banks Floodman is leaving Kansas University. By Matt Tait

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Report: Colorado State RB transferring to Kansas

According to a report from KWCH television station in Wichita, Deron Thompson, a sophomore from Colorado State University, has decided to transfer to KU, per information from his father.

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Beaty: New personnel coming in kicking game

The kicking game for Kansas University’s football program has been a point of consternation and experimentation for the past several years, and it continues to be a problem under second-year head coach David Beaty. But help could be on the way. By Matt Tait

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Tom Keegan: Kansas receiver outlook improving

Coach David Beaty’s desire for an ultra-fast-paced Air Raid offense demands a deep stable of wide receivers, and it looks as if his Kansas University football team is making progress in that regard. By Tom Keegan

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Class of 2017 Texas receiver decides to join Jayhawks

Mere minutes after news broke about the Jayhawks landing an oral commitment from New Orleans wide receiver Takulve Williams, another wideout from Dallas' Bishop Dunne High, joined him. Like Williams, Reggie Roberson, a three-star prospect, announced his commitment to Kansas Tuesday afternoon via Twitter.

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KU football lands another Louisiana prospect

St. Augustine High senior-to-be Takulve Williams, a 5-foot-11, 180-pound wide receiver from New Orleans, announced Tuesday via Twitter that he had orally committed to the Kansas football program.

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Work on KU football complex underway

A $2-2.5 million locker-room renovation that will be done in time for preseason camp and the upcoming football season is underway at the Anderson Family Football Complex, Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger told the Journal-World on Monday. By Matt Tait

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Jay Dineen commits to KU

After talking with his parents Monday, Free State High junior Jay Dineen decided he couldn’t wait any longer. He knew where he wanted to play college football. By Bobby Nightengale

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Tom Keegan: K-State makes Kill-er hire

The first time Bill Snyder decided to retire as Kansas State football coach, the school didn’t get it right in hiring a replacement. By Tom Keegan

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Tom Keegan: Kansas should go corporate route to relocate Cozart

Just this once, I would like to see a slice of corporate structure used by the Kansas University football program to solve the issue of what to do with Montell Cozart, such a graceful athlete blessed with such a positive attitude. By Tom Keegan

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KU football offers Bishop Miege wide receiver

According to, the Kansas University football program officially has offered a scholarship to Bishop Miege standout Jafar Armstrong. By Matt Tait

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Five undrafted former Jayhawks ink free-agent deals with NFL teams

Former KU defensive lineman Ben Goodman was one of five former Jayhawks to earn a free agent deal this weekend after going undrafted. Running backs De’Andre Mann (Atlanta) and Taylor Cox (Dallas), offensive lineman Larry Mazyck (Houston) and former KU safety Isaiah Johnson, who finished his college career at South Carolina and will head to camp with Tampa Bay, all agreed to free agent deals in the hours that followed the conclusion of this year’s draft. By Matt Tait

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KU looking to upgrade special teams

During his 17 months as the leader of the Kansas football program, David Beaty has talked often about the importance of what he calls the “hidden third” of the game.

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Tom Keegan: Hadl deserves a bust in Canton

I intended to write about the professional football draft history of players from Kansas University, but then I glanced at the opposite page in the media guide and the lid flew off my head again, courtesy of one of the greatest injustices in sports. By Tom Keegan

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Tom Keegan: Linebackers give KU optimism

The big increase in the number of athletes in the Kansas University football program who achieved specific standards for strength and speed heading into this past spring football season, as compared to heading into the spring of 2015, revealed encouraging signs on a few fronts.

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