Blue team running back Khalil Herbert runs in a touchdown during Late Night Under the Lights on Saturday, April, 13, 2019 at Memorial Stadium.

College football players nationwide — and a few Jayhawks — express desire to play

While Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence, Ohio State QB Justin Fields, Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard, Alabama running back Najee Harris and other high profile college stars became the prominent voices of a “We Want to Play” movement, some lesser known players from the University of Kansas used social media to share their thoughts, too.

August 10, 2020


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Reports: Momentum building for possible cancellation of college football season, fall sports

It could be much longer than expected before Kansas football head coach Les Miles can lead the Jayhawks into his second season with the program.

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KU football not likely to face Southern Illinois on Aug. 29, says Salukis' AD

The Kansas football team might still open up its abbreviated 2020 schedule against Southern Illinois, but it’s not likely to be on Aug. 29 as scheduled. By Benton Smith

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In-state OT Christien Hawks commits to KU football

The Kansas football program’s next recruiting class now has a second in-state prospect on board. Christien Hawks, an offensive tackle from Norton, made his decision known Friday morning.

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KU long snapper Logan Klusman lands on Mannelly Award preseason watch list

The man who helped set up the Kansas football team’s only Big 12 victory in 2019, senior long snapper Logan Klusman enters the coming season on the Patrick Mannelly Award preseason watch list.

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3-star Alabama prep CB Kameron Grays commits to KU football

A three-star cornerback who picked up scholarship offers from Florida State, Auburn, Tennessee and Missouri earlier in his recruitment has decided to take a different route by committing to Kansas.

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'Less time' to emerge: A look at KU football's preseason QB competition

Kansas football players are facing many unknowns as the COVID-19 pandemic looms over the season, but one bit of uncertainty is all too familiar to the Jayhawks: the quarterback competition. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks still don't know 'when we'll be able to play'

KU football's new 10-game schedule remains in the works

The reshaping of the Kansas football program’s 2020 schedule isn’t complete yet. Although the Big 12 determined Monday night its teams will play 10 regular-season games in the months ahead, the final version of the revised calendar is still in the works. By Benton Smith

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Big 12 football teams to play 10-game season

KU's schedule will look different than planned

Following the lead of college football’s other Power Five conferences, the Big 12 will implement a trimmed down schedule for the upcoming season.

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KU football starts laying foundation for 2022 class

QB, OL from Arkansas commit to Jayhawks

As Kansas football head coach Les Miles and his assistants finally began full-blown preparations for the 2020 season, with the team’s first practices of the year this past weekend, the Jayhawks also started adding potential pieces for their 2022 roster.

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Citing scheduling uncertainty, Big 12 Conference cancels annual media day for second time this summer

For the second time this summer, the Big 12 Conference has canceled its virtual media day for the 2020 football season. By Matt Tait

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5 key questions for Kansas football heading into the start of the 2020 season

One of the most unusual seasons in Kansas football history officially opens Friday, when the Jayhawks conduct their first official practice of 2020. Here are five key questions the Jayhawks are facing as they open preseason camp. By Matt Tait

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KU's football game with Boston College could be in jeopardy after ACC's new scheduling provisions for 2020

Wednesday’s newly unveiled plans for the 2020 football season in the Atlantic Coast Conference figure to have a direct impact on the Kansas football schedule. By Matt Tait

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Kansas Athletics reports zero positive results in latest round of COVID-19 testing

Kansas Athletics on Tuesday night released the results of its most recent round of COVID-19 testing, which yielded zero positives in 156 tests. By Matt Tait

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MLB outbreak reveals college football's vulnerabilities

Those working to get college sports up and running have been hoping the return of professional sports would provide valuable information that could aid their efforts to play through a pandemic. A COVID-19 outbreak for a Major League Baseball team three days into its season forced two games to be postponed Monday and brought a glimpse of how difficult the task will be.

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