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Woman said ex-football player lost video game, got mad before pointing shotgun in her face at KU dorm, affidavit says

A woman told police that a former University of Kansas football player got mad when he lost a video game and then attacked her — “strangling” her then pointing a loaded shotgun in her face — according to an affidavit.

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Prep WR Kyler Pearson, from Oklahoma, announces commitment to KU

The Kansas football team picked up on Monday night its third verbal commitment this month for its 2020 recruiting class.

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Les Miles inducted into Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame

While Les Miles is in the early stages of rebooting his football coaching career at the University of Kansas, this weekend served as a reminder of how important Miles was for the LSU program. By Benton Smith

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3-star LB Kershawn Fisher commits to KU football

The Kansas football program’s 2020 recruiting class continued growing this weekend, gaining its first linebacker in the process. By Benton Smith

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June a busy recruiting month for Les Miles and KU football staff

The recruiting battles that will shape the Kansas football program’s 2020 class are far from over. But a week into what is shaping up to be a busy June for head coach Les Miles and his staff, the Jayhawks appear to be off to a sound start on the recruiting front.

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3-star DB Jayden Russell not joining Jayhawks this summer

Although he said as recently as a week ago that he planned to join the Kansas football program this summer, that will not be the case for Class of 2019 signee Jayden Russell. By Benton Smith

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KU Athletics increases football funding, looks to develop plan for stadium renovations, other projects

The University of Kansas athletic department is expected to increase its investment in its football program next school year.

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Mason Fairchild looking forward to 'intense' summer work with KU football

While much of his focus for the past few months turned Mason Fairchild’s attention toward his track and field exploits, culminating with his top-three finishes in Class 4A in both the shot put and javelin at the state meet, Fairchild never went long without thinking about what was to come in June. By Benton Smith

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With younger sibling's commitment, Mayberry brothers plan to team up at KU

If everything goes according to plan, the Kansas football team will have two Mayberrys among its defensive backs in 2020. By Benton Smith

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Jayden Russell: KU football newcomers 'hitting the ground running' this week

Before Jayden Russell arrived in Lawrence on Sunday to move into his apartment with fellow Kansas football freshmen Gavin Potter, Valerian Agbaw and Kenny Logan, Russell didn’t know all of the details of what awaited him and the numerous other newcomers officially joining the program this weekend. Even so, Russell was sure of one thing. By Benton Smith

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RB Amauri Pesek-Hickson won't join KU football until 2020

Amauri Pesek-Hickson, the running back from Blue Valley North who signed with KU this past February, still plans on joining the Jayhawks. But Pesek-Hickson won’t be doing so until the 2020 spring semester. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles rappels down 7 story building to help raise money for Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

Before Les Miles headed downtown Saturday morning the Kansas football program’s head coach presented some of his assistants with a proposition. “Hey, if you go off the edge first, I’ll give you a raise,” Miles joked before heading to the rooftop of 888 Lofts. By Benton Smith

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Lawrence Shadd III, a 2-star WR prospect, joining Jayhawks as walk-on

Though Lawrence Shadd III committed ahead of his senior year of high school to play football at Illinois State, he never made the move official by signing a letter of intent. By Benton Smith

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Kickoff times set for KU football's nonconference home dates

Once the first weekend of the college football season arrives, eager University of Kansas football fans won’t have to sit around all Saturday waiting for the debut game of the Les Miles era. By Benton Smith

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'I know these guys now': Jayhawks' talent impressed Les Miles this spring

After a busy spring that featured not only 15 practices (four of which were scrimmage days) but also meetings, video study and much more, Les Miles left it more knowledgeable about the players he’ll coach in his first season at KU, and optimistic about what he has witnessed from them so far. “I think we’re a talented team,” Miles said. By Benton Smith