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Tom Keegan: KU needs to find the department leader who can find the football leader

If the recent Scottsdale pow-wow attended by billionaires (with a ‘b’) didn’t cost Sheahon Zenger his job, it obviously didn’t save it.

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David Beaty reacts to firing of Sheahon Zenger

The man who hired David Beaty to coach the University of Kansas football program lost his job Monday.

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Chancellor Girod fires KU Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger, citing lack of progress and necessary change in leadership

University of Kansas Athletic Director Sheahon Zenger has been fired, effective immediately, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday.

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Notebook: KU football's leaders aim to change program's culture

Realistically, it would be difficult for any of KU football's leaders of today to come close to reproducing the success of the program’s all-time greats. So how do the Jayhawks go about getting back to the point where they’re playing in and winning big games? By Benton Smith

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Should KU be worried about getting dumped from a Power 5 Conference? The financial stakes are huge

“Power” may not be a strong enough word to describe the financial benefits of being a member of a Power 5 Conference.

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WR Bobby Hartzog Jr. transferring from KU as graduate

Receiver Bobby Hartzog Jr. won’t be a part of the University of Kansas football program this coming fall.

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'He's a big boy now': Kansas LB Kyron Johnson preparing for larger role

The official KU roster lists linebacker Kyron Johnson at 220 pounds, up 10 from his weight as an early high school graduate and spring enrollee, in 2017. But linebacker Joe Dineen thinks Johnson looks and plays as if he’s added 20 to 25 pounds since joining the program a little more than a year ago. By Benton Smith

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New appreciation for video study turning KU's Hasan Defense into better CB

During his first season competing at the Big 12 level, Hasan Defense didn’t master the art of cornerback. As the self-assured, 5-foot-11 corner prepares for his upcoming junior year, though, Defense feels optimistic he can free himself of the blown coverages, penalties and other errors that spoiled his debut fall with the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

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'Finally': KU linebacker Joe Dineen amped for redshirt senior season

When Joe Dineen thinks about this stage of his college football career, and how close he is to launching into his senior season, one word springs from his mind and out of his mouth. “Finally.” By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Miles Kendrick learning QBs must 'run the show'

Miles Kendrick first met the man who will mold him into whatever type of quarterback he becomes for the University of Kansas football program late this past year. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Dorance Armstrong reportedly signs 4-year deal with Cowboys

Former Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. didn’t waste any time making his partnership with the team that drafted him official. By Benton Smith

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Juco CB originally from Louisiana plans to join KU football

A Kansas football secondary already counting on contributions from newcomers this coming fall could have another addition in the mix.

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Notebook: Mike Lee trusting of KU secondary's newcomers

When Mike Lee lined up in the secondary during practices or sat down for a meeting with his fellow defensive backs this spring, someone new to the Kansas football roster tended to be right next to him, or at least nearby. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Repetitions 'fairly even' for Kansas QBs this spring

As University of Kansas football coaches evaluated their quarterbacks throughout the spring, each of the three Jayhawks vying for the starting job received equitable chances to make his case. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Billionaires latest to hear Matt Baty's stadium-renovation pitch

The search committee, multiple people who would know have told me, recommended University of Kansas Provost Neeli Bendapudi as successor to Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, but the regents went with their own choice, Dr. Doug Girod.