Head Football Coach Lance Leipold talks with media members on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at the Anderson Family Football Complex.

Lance Leipold announces new additions to KU football support staff

Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold announced on Friday the hiring of three new members of the Jayhawks’ support staff, as well as a new role for another staffer.

June 11, 2021


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'Not enough': Kenny Logan Jr. aims to do even more for KU football in 2021

It’s not that Kenny Logan Jr. undervalues what he achieved individually for the Kansas football program this past season, it’s just that the safety and special teams returner wants more.

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Texas prep WR Xavion Brice decommits from KU football

The number of commitments in the Kansas football team’s 2022 recruiting class shrank to three this weekend, as Xavion Brice announced he will be looking to play elsewhere.

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KU football OC Andy Kotelnicki values collaborating when building a play sheet

Kansas football offensive coordinator Andy Kotelnicki doesn’t take a dictatorial approach to play-calling. A longtime Lance Leipold assistant who coordinated the offenses at both Wisconsin-Whitewater and Buffalo before joining Leipold at KU, Kotelnicki recently explained he prefers working jointly with other assistants when he’s compiling a play sheet for any given game.

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QB Miles Kendrick named KU football's first 'guy of the week' during summer workouts

As Kansas football players get initiated this summer into what head coach Lance Leipold and his staff expect of them, a handful of Jayhawks already are getting noticed. The team’s director of sports performance, Matt Gildersleeve, tabbed veteran quarterback Miles Kendrick KU’s first “guy of the week” for all that the QB has done during the Jayhawks’ strength and conditioning workouts so far.

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Lawmakers agree NCAA needs NIL help, but how much and when?

Less than a month before name, image and likeness laws go into effect in several states, NCAA President Mark Emmert was back in Washington D.C. this week renewing his plea for help from Congress — help that is unlikely to come as soon as the NCAA would like. The Associated Press

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KU athletes deliver strong academic showing during spring semester

Several student-athletes at the University of Kansas delivered a memorable performance in the classroom during the recently completed spring semester.

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KU football DC Brian Borland judges transition to 4-man front won't be tricky

Although the previous Kansas football coaching staff implemented a different base defense than what new coordinator Brian Borland likes to run, the man now in charge of the Jayhawks’ defensive schemes and calls doesn’t foresee many issues accompanying a shift from a three-man front to a four-man front.

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KU football's standout CB, Karon Prunty announces he's leaving Jayhawks

A gaping hole suddenly emerged in the Kansas football secondary on Sunday, as starting cornerback Karon Prunty announced he is leaving the program and entering the transfer portal. By Benton Smith

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KU football coach Lance Leipold learned about rebuilding a program as grad assistant at Wisconsin

As much as his successful runs leading both Wisconsin-Whitewater and Buffalo paved the way for Lance Leipold to be hired as the head football coach at the University of Kansas, another job from his past with far less responsibilities often comes to Leipold’s mind as he contemplates the Jayhawks’ future.

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'He just took off': Breakthrough spring raises expectations for KU WR Jamahl Horne

Jamahl Horne’s days of producing exclusively on special teams for the Kansas football program appear to be a thing of the past. A high-speed kick returner for the Jayhawks each of the past two seasons, Horne showed the type of progress this spring that has KU receivers coach Emmett Jones convinced the 5-foot-10, 186-pound junior is ready to contribute for the offense, too.

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'You can build off of that': What assistant Jim Zebrowski envisions for KU's QBs

When Jim Zebrowski first set foot on the University of Kansas campus in May, the football team’s new quarterbacks coach put himself through a crash course fact-finding mission. After all, walking into a different program after spring practices already had concluded meant Zebrowski didn’t know much about the QBs he’ll soon be in charge of preparing for the rigors of a Big 12 season.

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Lance Leipold expecting a busy June for KU football

With pandemic recruiting restrictions finally lifted by the NCAA as of Tuesday, when the calendar turned to June, Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold anticipates the next few weeks will be bustling around the facility.

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Former Virginia Tech backup D-lineman Zion DeBose transferring to KU

Zion DeBose never got a chance to play for Lance Leipold at Buffalo, but the former Virginia Tech defensive end plans to do just that at Kansas.

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3 more former Buffalo players — Rich Miller Jr., Ronald McGee and Michael Ford Jr. — transferring to KU

The Kansas football program continued to be a popular landing spot for former Buffalo players on Monday, as three more transfers announced they are joining the Jayhawks.

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