Texas coach Charlie Strong, center, watches the Longhorns prepare for their season opener, Aug. 30 against North Texas in Austin, Texas. UT will visit Kansas on Saturday.

’Horn warning: Weis, Jayhawks wary of Texas

The burnt orange on their uniforms and years of success give the Texas Longhorns all they need to catch any opponent’s attention. By Matt Tait

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Column: Odds against college parity

I fear college football’s money potential could lead to a ratings-driven parity system. Although that would benefit Kansas, I’m not in favor of it. By Tom Keegan

KU-WVU kickoff set for 3 p.m. Oct. 4

The Big 12 Conference announced Monday morning that KU's Oct. 4 kickoff at West Virginia was slated for 3 p.m. The game will be broadcast on Fox Sports Net.

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Column: Worst Big 12 team? Still KU

Anybody who picked the Kansas University football team to finish last in the Big 12 has not been given a reason to turn the pencil upside down and put the eraser to work. By Tom Keegan

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Looking better: Cozart showing progress for KU

Saturday was tiebreaker time for Kansas University quarterback Montell Cozart, and the sophomore who entered Week Three with just five career starts leaned a little more toward his good performance in the season-opening win over SEMO than the bad one he put up in a Week Two loss at Duke. By Matt Tait

Chippewas bounce back

The first play from scrimmage obviously didn’t go the way Central Michigan’s football team planned. By Gary Bedore

Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Central Michigan

Linebacker Jake Love had four tackles for loss, totaling 18 yards. Two came on back-to-back plays on screen plays late in the game.

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Column: Weis, Jayhawks survive by thriving late

That jolt you felt Saturday was Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis bouncing off the ropes with a timely 24-10 victory against Central Michigan at Memorial Stadium. By Tom Keegan

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Notebook: Postgame love for KU linebacker

Of all the guys who made big plays, scored touchdowns or had a direct impact on the Kansas Univeristy football team's 24-10 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday, only one — Jake Love — received a shout-out from head coach Charlie Weis in the postgame speech in the locker room.

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Better late than never

McCay's 60-yard, fourth-quarter TD pushes KU past CMU

Kick-started by senior Tony Pierson's 74-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage, the Jayhawks (2-1) jumped out early, watched Central Michigan (2-2) tie the game at 10 with 6:11 to play in the third and then reclaimed control with a 60-yard touchdown pass from sophomore quarterback Montell Cozart to senior wide receiver Justin McCay, both Bishop Miege High grads, both players in dire need of a feel-good moment. By Matt Tait

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GAMEDAY BREAKDOWN: A look at Central Michigan vs. Kansas

A breakdown of Saturday's Central Michigan-Kansas University football game. By Matt Tait

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More of the same? Harwell has had success vs. CMU

Kansas University wide receiver Nick Harwell has a history of big games against Central Michigan. By Matt Tait

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Column: Juco quick fix is neither

This was supposed to be the year that it all came together at Kansas University for third-year football coach Charlie Weis, who puts in such long hours on the job he sometimes sleeps in his office. By Tom Keegan

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Jayhawks turn up physicality, competition in preparation for Central Michigan

Tuesday afternoon, Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis said there was no need to worry about how physical KU’s practices would be this week because Weis and his coaching staff had plans to turn things up a notch. Turns out, they did. By Matt Tait

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Column: Kansas not paying ex-coaches one penny

Some questions linger, no matter how many times they have been answered, so might as well tackle these three one last (please) time.

September 2014