Kansas receivers coach Emmett Jones slaps hands with Steven Parker at the start of practice on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019.

KU promotes WRs coach Emmett Jones to passing game coordinator

Assistant also picks up contract extension

After one season as the receivers coach on Les Miles’ Kansas football staff, Emmett Jones impressed his boss and the Kansas Athletics administration enough to gain a new job title and a contract extension. By Benton Smith

January 10, 2020


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New KU safeties coach Jordan Peterson signed 6-year contract

First 2 years guaranteed

Formerly the defensive coordinator and safeties coach at New Mexico, Peterson signed a deal with KU that’s guaranteed for both the 2020 and 2021 seasons, and could potentially last four additional years, through the 2025 season. By Benton Smith

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Ex-KU football coach David Beaty to subpoena ESPN for ‘Miles to Go’ footage, contracts

As former University of Kansas football coach David Beaty’s legal pursuit of his $3 million buyout continues, his attorneys are now seeking raw footage from a TV series starring his replacement.

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KU signed Emmett Jones to potential 6-year deal that includes pricey buyout

When the University of Kansas promoted the football team’s receivers coach, Emmett Jones, to passing game coordinator and extended his contract, the administration also made sure to make it a little less appealing for other teams to hire him away. By Benton Smith

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KU great Gale Sayers named 10th-best college football player of all-time

The Kansas football team hasn’t participated in the postseason since 2008, but the Jayhawks got to share a small fraction of the spotlight during Monday’s national championship game, when the most renowned player in the program’s history picked up another honor.

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Jordan Peterson named KU football's new safeties coach

A Texas native and former Big 12 defensive back at Texas A & M, Jordan Peterson is returning to the conference, this time at the University of Kansas, as the newest assistant on Les Miles’ coaching staff.

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Former KU football player convicted; accused of choking woman after getting mad at video game

A former linebacker for the University of Kansas pleaded no contest Friday and was convicted of aggravated battery.

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Stanley, Moragne and Cole to represent KU at Tropical Bowl

The long and difficult path to a professional football career is taking three former Kansas football players to Florida this weekend, for the SPIRAL Tropical Bowl.

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Oklahoma prep O-lineman commits to KU football

An unheralded high school offensive lineman from Oklahoma, Jackson Satterwhite announced Wednesday his intentions of joining the Kansas football program.

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Former KU O-lineman Hakeem Adeniji invited to NFL's scouting combine

Hakeem Adeniji hadn’t even completed his first year at the University of Kansas when the offensive lineman began to think he had arrived as a college football player. His hunch proved correct, as further confirmed this week, when the four-year starter for the Jayhawks learned the NFL selected him as a participant at its 2020 scouting combine. By Benton Smith

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4-star prep LB Brennon Scott decommits from KU football

The Kansas football program lost the pledge of its most heralded 2020 prospect on Tuesday. Brennan Scott, a four-star linebacker from Dallas, announced on Twitter his decision to decommit from the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

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KU coaches think 'sink or swim' freshman year will benefit LB Gavin Potter

Gavin Potter entered the 2019 season as a backup inside linebacker. In KU’s first couple of games, he barely played. However, what proved to be a season-ending injury to Dru Prox during the Jayhawks’ Big 12 opener against West Virginia thrust Potter into the spotlight ahead of schedule. By Benton Smith

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Kansas football names Ben Iannacchione as program's new strength coach

Kansas Team Health and KU coach Les Miles announced Thursday that Ben Iannacchione has been named Director of Sports Performance for the KU football program.

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Andrew Parchment excited for challenge as KU WRs look to become more productive in 2020

Andrew Parchment, a breakthrough performer at wideout in his first year at KU, actually entered the long offseason feeling quite upbeat about the offense’s future. And that stems from his confidence in KU’s receiving corps. By Benton Smith

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KU football All-Decade Team - Defense

Before the Jayhawks head into 2020, and the second year under head coach Les Miles, here’s a look at the previous 10 years, and some of the program’s best players. Benton Smith

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