Now a junior on the Kansas football roster, Kenny Logan Jr., one of the Jayhawks’ breakthrough contributors on defense in 2020, is currently experiencing spring practices for the first time in his college career.
When Colin Grunhard was a freshman at Notre Dame, the Fighting Irish were coming off a 4-8 season — a disaster by that program’s standards. Now the offensive lineman is at KU, where 4-8 would be viewed as progress, and Grunhard is hoping to bring some of his former team’s winning mentality with him to Lawrence.
While the number of women both in and interviewing for athletic director jobs at the Power 5 level has grown in recent years, their involvement in the process remains far below where many want it to be. By Matt Tait
There’s no telling now who will be considered the Kansas football team’s No. 1 quarterback by the conclusion of spring practices — let alone at the start of the season in September.
One of the Kansas football team’s top defensive players early in the 2020 season, linebacker Dru Prox is looking to continue his career elsewhere.
Without a permanent athletic director or head football coach in place, the exact path for the future of the University of Kansas football program remained unsettled as the Jayhawks opened their spring practice schedule this week. In fact, the way interim head coach Emmett Jones described his status, even he remains in the dark about what will come next — and when.
Having a different job title and the attention of the entire Kansas football team didn’t affect interim head coach Emmett Jones’ approach on Tuesday, at the Jayhawks’ opening spring practice.
Here are three former Power Five head coaches who KU’s next athletic director could potentially consider while deciding who will lead the football program into the future.
Here are five questions facing the Jayhawks as spring practices get underway.
A recent examination of the sitting athletic directors at Power 5 universities across the country showed that first-time ADs, ADs leading their alma maters and women in the top athletic office at Power 5 universities is rare but not entirely absent. By Matt Tait
The Kansas football team’s quarterback competition has a new contender. A former starting QB at North Texas, Jason Bean announced Friday his plans to transfer to KU and join the Jayhawks.
The top-rated prospect the Kansas football program ever signed, Quay Davis won’t ever play for the Jayhawks.
If the next athletic director at the University of Kansas wants a head coach who already has proven for several years that he can win at a high level, the AD likely won’t be able to pluck a candidate away from another Power Five program.
The University of Kansas athletic department is “working to gather details” after photos posted to Twitter show a battered woman who insinuates she has a connection to a KU football recruit.
Emmett Jones didn’t envision getting an opportunity at this point of his career to lead the Kansas football program. But as the Jayhawks’ interim head coach explained in his first interview since accepting the position, Jones is welcoming his current unexpected circumstances.