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KU defensive line coach Kwahn Drake well-versed in getting to know new teams

During his eight seasons as a college football coach Kansas defensive line coach Kwahn Drake has become a bit of an expert at starting over. By Matt Tait

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Azur Kamara trying to become more than a pass rusher for KU defense

Rushing the passer isn’t literally the only thing Azur Kamara ever is asked to do from the edge. Much of his individual progress this past offseason, as he worked toward playing a much larger role for KU in 2019, came in the way he adapted. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: KU senior Hakeem Adeniji lands on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list

A three-year starter on the Kansas football team’s offensive line, senior left tackle Hakeem Adeniji earned a spot on the preseason watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.

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2021 QB Ben Easters announces commitment to KU football

It will be a long time before Ben Easters plays college football. But as of Tuesday evening the high school quarterback from Brownsburg, Ind., plans to do so at the University of Kansas. By Benton Smith

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Shane Jackson: KU's revamped energy is evident during preseason camp

By now, you have surely seen it. This past weekend, a video from a Kansas football team meeting surfaced via social media. KU head coach Les Miles, who is now a little over two weeks away from his debut with his new team, was captured dancing to ‘Before I Let Go’ by Frankie Beverly & Maze. Shane Jackson

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Freshman QB Torry Locklin finding ways to stand out during KU practices

As the competition for the starting quarterback job continues to unfold during preseason football practices, a young QB is finding ways to make his mark, too, even if that doesn’t vault him into the marquee battle. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles: KU's special teams 'key part' of what he's trying to accomplish

“I have always been a special teams guy,” Miles professed recently. His regard for that third phase of football went up a notch roughly 20 years ago, thanks to the time he spent working with Dallas’ special teams coach at the time, Joe Avezzano. By Benton Smith

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'It just feels right to me': Kyron Johnson making natural transition to inside linebacker

It might just be easier to list the positions that Kyron Johnson hasn’t played. Shane Jackson

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Matt Tait: Les Miles' plan to fill spots a better approach than rewriting depth chart

It’s a daily conversation between Les Miles and his coaching staff, but there’s no tag line or marketing ploy associated with it. It’s just good, old-fashioned evaluation, and it’s just as important today as it was on Day 1 of preseason camp and as it will be on the final Friday before the season opener, which is now just 19 days away. By Matt Tait

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Kwamie Lassiter II expects KU receivers to step up, produce

Even though the Kansas football team lost three of its top four receivers from 2018, with the departure of Steven Sims Jr., Jeremiah Booker and Kerr Johnson, junior wide receiver Kwamie Lassiter II doesn’t see KU’s receiving corps falling off this year. By Braden Shaw

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KU football's 2020 class picks up commitment from Florida prep DE Chris Jones

The Kansas football coaches’ 2020 recruiting class already boasted commitments from prospects residing in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Michigan, California, Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri and Kansas. Now they can add Florida to the list. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Les Miles 'sad' he never had chance to become head coach at Michigan

A specific series of events had to unfold for Les Miles to become the football coach at the University of Kansas. And if a program near to his heart had ever offered him the head coaching job, it’s unlikely Miles ever would have ended up in Lawrence. By Benton Smith

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KU football supporters attending Fan Day excited for Year 1 of Les Miles era

A sign just inside the entrance to the Kansas football team’s indoor practice facility Saturday warned autograph seekers headed into the program’s Fan Day that head coach Les Miles and players could only sign one item to “accommodate all fans.” Vicky and Bob Mall, from Clay Center, were able to work the system a bit. By Braden Shaw

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Les Miles: He'll choose KU's starting QB 'when it happens naturally'

Eight practices into preseason camp, the Kansas football team’s quarterback competition continues to hover in a persistent status quo. Head coach Les Miles didn’t mention any real separation in the race between Thomas MacVittie and Carter Stanley following Saturday’s session at the team’s indoor practice facility. What’s more, Miles suggested he’s in no rush to pick the Jayhawks’ starting QB. By Benton Smith