Kansas tight end Jimmay Mundine is congratulated by running backs coach Reggie Mitchell and teammates Ben Johnson (84) and Ed Fink (45) after his touchdown against TCU during the second quarter on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at Memorial Stadium.

Source: Reggie Mitchell expected to leave KU football for Arkansas

A source close to the Kansas University football program told the Journal-World Friday morning that veteran running backs coach Reggie Mitchell is expected to leave KU to join the staff of Arkansas coach Brett Bielema. By Matt Tait

February 12, 2016


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Tom Keegan: Luck eluding Kansas football

Long overdue for some good fortune, Kansas University’s football program just can’t catch a break.

Jayhawks add Texas prep coach to staff

The head football coach at the Texas high school where David Beaty once coached and played announced Monday that he was joining Beaty in Lawrence.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas football recruiting will take some time

Sheahon Zenger hired David Beaty in part because he is well-connected in Texas, where he won a high school state championship as a head coach in the Dallas area, worked at Rice and Texas A&M as an assistant and brought with him a reputation as a strong recruiter.

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KU-Texas Tech football moved to Thursday, Sept. 29

The Big 12 Conference on Friday morning announced the move of two conference football games during the upcoming season to accommodate requests from the Big 12's television partners.

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Big 12 ADs ‘exploring’ championship game

The Big 12 athletic directors gathered on Thursday near Dallas for one of their regularly scheduled meetings and, in reaction to a recent ruling by the NCAA giving the Big 12 a shot at having a conference championship game in football with just 10 members, discussed the conference’s options moving forward. By Matt Tait

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Beaty enthusiastic about Class of ’16

David Beaty’s second recruiting class as Kansas University football coach might have been a few bodies light, but what it lacked in numbers, Beaty made up for in enthusiasm. By Matt Tait

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Torneden, Skwarlo set to join Jayhawks

In the months following Bryce Torneden’s oral commitment to play football at North Dakota State, one of the Free State High senior’s closest teammates, Sam Skwarlo, stayed in his ear about the possibility of playing for their hometown program, Kansas University, instead.

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Kansas football recruits to make it official

When Kansas University football coach David Beaty steps to the podium at 2 p.m. today to introduce his second recruiting class as the leader of the Jayhawks, he figures to look relaxed and refreshed.

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Recruit has strong bond with former Jayhawk

The summer before his junior season at Booker T. Washington High, in Tulsa, Okla., Kyle “Money” Mayberry hopped onto an elevator and headed into the building to get ready for a summer camp. strong>By Matt Tait

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KU plans to construct new 750-bed apartments for student-athletes, traditional students

For years, Jayhawker Towers has been synonymous with the on-campus home away from home for Kansas University athletes. But that soon will change. KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger confirmed to the Journal-World Monday evening something that KU recruits have been hearing about for the past several weeks — there are new living quarters coming and they're going to be spectacular.

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KU football adds to both 2016 and 2017 recruiting classes

In its final push to fill the 2016 recruiting class, the Kansas University football program wound up getting a head start on the 2017 class. Sunday afternoon, after another busy weekend of hosting official visitors, the Jayhawks landed a pair of 2017 commitments from Dallas-area offensive linemen and two more from defensive end and a wide receiver in the 2016 class.By Matt Tait

KU among fundraising leaders

Slick new additions to the Kansas University basketball environment accounted for most of it, and, according a report by the Council for Aid to Education, KU ranked 10th nationally in private donations during the 2014-15 fiscal year among universities that responded to the survey.

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Free State High standout Bryce Torneden switches to Kansas

One week after learning that local prospect Amani Bledsoe, the top-ranked player in Kansas, was headed to Oklahoma instead of joining the Jayhawks, the Kansas University football program got a dose of good hometown news on Thursday night. Free State High quarterback Bryce Torneden, who figures to play safety in college, announced on 1320 KLWN that he would join the KU program instead of heading to North Dakota State, where he committed earlier in 2015. By Matt Tait

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KU lands dual-threat QB Tyriek Starks in 2016 class

Tyriek Starks, a two-star quarterback from New Orleans who threw for more than 4,000 yards and ran for 1,000 more in 2015 orally committed to join Kansas University's 2016 recruiting class on Tuesday night. By Matt Tait

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