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Blue team running back Dom Williams falls into the end zone for a touchdown during Late Night Under the Lights on Saturday, April, 13, 2019 at Memorial Stadium.

Running backs rule night, leading offense to 45-7 win at KU’s spring game

Spring games aren’t supposed to reveal much of anything about a college football team’s potential — head coaches such as Les Miles would have it no other way. Benton Smith

April 13, 2019

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Daniel Wise projects as late-round NFL draft pick this weekend

It’s not often that the University of Kansas football program can boast it had players selected in back-to-back NFL drafts. By the end of this weekend, though, the Jayhawks should be able to make that claim. By Benton Smith

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Even if he goes undrafted, Steven Sims Jr. confident he can impress an NFL team

With the NFL Draft this weekend, former KU receiver Steven Sims Jr. remains hopeful that some scout from some franchise will like what he saw out of him — even if that means his chance at the next level comes as an undrafted free agent. By Benton Smith

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KU's Bryce Torneden excited for former teammate Kyler Murray ahead of NFL Draft

Late in the first quarter, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray motioned his receiver in the left slot to the other side of the field.

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Les Miles thinks players using college football transfer portal 'not out of necessity'

Since its inception in 2018, college football’s transfer portal has yet to lure any of the University of Kansas football program’s prominent players away from Lawrence with the idea of playing somewhere else, where the grass or artificial turf is greener. Even so, the Jayhawks’ head coach, Les Miles, didn’t come across as a supporter of the portal’s existence this week. By Benton Smtih

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KU announces partnership extension with Adidas through 2031

Kansas Athletics on Wednesday morning announced that it had agreed to extend its contract with footwear and apparel partner Adidas through 2031. By Matt Tait

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Big 12 Conference partners with Learfield IMG College as sponsorship rights holder

The Big 12 Conference on Tuesday announced Learfield IMG College as its new comprehensive sponsorship rights holder.

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KU football coaches opened recruiting period in K.C. and Kansas

The morning after KU’s final spring practice, the staff embarked on what was branded as “Operation Capture KC,” to open the current evaluation period. By Benton Smith

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Offseason progress helped Davon Ferguson stand out for KU in spring

A defensive back whose path through the college football ranks began at the junior college level, Davon Ferguson arrived at the University of Kansas in the spring of 2018 confident that his playmaking ability would get him on the field sooner rather than later. By Benton Smith

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KU lists multimillion dollar renovations to Allen Fieldhouse, stadium in proposed capital improvement plans

Multimillion dollar renovations to Allen Fieldhouse and David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium could be coming for KU Athletics, but details on what the projects would entail are not clear.

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Final KU football practice of spring used to set Jayhawks up for summer success

Though it may have seemed from the outside that the Kansas football program’s spring schedule culminated with this past Saturday night’s scrimmage, what with approximately 70 recruits in attendance and a Rick Ross performance capping the evening, Les Miles’ team wasn’t done with spring football quite yet. By Benton Smith

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New policy requires Kansas Regents approval for some head coach, athletic director contract extensions

Some contracts extensions for head coaches and athletic directors at Kansas universities will now need approval from Kansas Board of Regents officials before they can be offered.

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3-star Texas prep WR Keith Miller III commits to KU football

Keith Miller III, a 6-foot-5 receiver from The Colony, Texas, who made an official visit to KU’s campus this past weekend for the team’s scrimmage and postgame Rick Ross performance, announced on Twitter his decision to commit to head coach Les Miles and KU. By Benton Smith

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Shane Jackson: With spring ball finished, Les Miles appears more comfortable at KU

As soon as the spring game ended, Kansas safety Bryce Torneden rushed back to the locker room to take a shower. He, along with the rest of his KU teammates, eventually made it back to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. By then, a stage had been set up near midfield for Rick Ross. But, as so often is the case, it didn’t take long for head coach Les Miles to steal the show. Shane Jackson

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Les Miles compares 1st KU football team to those he had at LSU and Oklahoma State

For a man who has gone out of his way the past several weeks to reveal as little as possible about what’s going on behind the scenes of his Kansas football program, head coach Les Miles made a relatively startling statement on Monday evening regarding his new team. By Benton Smith

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Chris Harris Jr., Todd Reesing impressed by 'energy' around KU football with Les Miles in charge

As two of the more impactful players in KU football history returned to Lawrence for the spring game and a weekend full of reunions, both Todd Reesing and Chris Harris Jr. felt upbeat about the current direction of KU football, under Les Miles. By Benton Smith

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