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Falkenstien out at least four weeks

Mangino denies Internet rumor of player's transfer

Max Falkenstien will have a rare Saturday off when Kansas University's football team plays Appalachian State as the legendary broadcaster recovers from emergency intestinal surgery performed Wednesday at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

6Sports video: Jayhawks prepare for Mountaineers

Appalachian State University could be a tough foe for Kansas University on Saturday. ASU caused four turnovers and knocked off Eastern Kentucky, 24-16. That win was enough to get the Mountaineers into the I-AA Top 25.

6Sports video: KU's Thompson tackles new role

Jayhawk Kenneth Thompson has emerged as the kickoff return specialist. Although the junior is used to delivering hard hits, he says he is now ready to take some.

KU prepares for ASU

Appalachian State University could be a tough foe for Kansas University on Saturday. ASU caused four turnovers and knocked off Eastern Kentucky, 24-16. That win was enough to get the Mountaineers into the I-AA Top 25.

KU's Thompson tackles new role

Jayhawk Kenneth Thompson has emerged as the kickoff return specialist. Although the junior is used to delivering hard hits, he says he is now ready to take some.

Keegan: Smart move? Start Luke

Sometimes being too smart gets in the way of doing the smart thing.

Juco transfer Cox earns start

Like most newcomers, Jake Cox has clear memories of treading water alongside other incoming Kansas University football players last spring.

Meier good to go

Freshman QB set to return to practice after procedure

A week of anxiety surrounding the Kansas University football family ended on a happy note Wednesday, when freshman quarterback Kerry Meier was cleared to play again after undergoing a procedure to combat a potentially serious heart ailment.

6Sports video: Meier cleared to practice next week

Touted freshman quarterback Kerry Meier has been cleared to play football beginning Monday after undergoing a procedure to combat Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a electrical cardiovascular ailment.

6Sports video: KU's kicking game undergoing renaissance

Extra points and field goals have been anything but automatic the past several years at KU. For instance, last season Johnny Beck missed six three-pointers and half of his point-after tries. His struggles led to the emergence of Scott Webb; since the sophomore started kicking extra points, the Jayhawks haven't missed.

Meier cleared to practice next week

Touted freshman quarterback Kerry Meier has been cleared to play football beginning Monday after undergoing a procedure to combat Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a electrical cardiovascular ailment.

Freshman quarterback Meier cleared to play next Monday

Pittsburg native suffered from electrical cardiovascular ailment

Touted freshman quarterback Kerry Meier has been cleared to play football beginning Monday after undergoing a procedure to combat Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, a electrical cardiovascular ailment.

KU's kicking game undergoing renaissance

Extra points and field goals have been anything but automatic the past several years at KU. For instance, last season Johnny Beck missed six three-pointers and half of his point-after tries. His struggles led to the emergence of Scott Webb; since the sophomore started kicking extra points, the Jayhawks haven't missed.

All options, even Herford, open at QB

All options are open. With four words, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino accurately summed up his confusing quarterback situation. Funny thing is, the question regarded a wide receiver.

Woodling: A rural coaching mecca

Hooray for Gary Patterson. Patterson put Texas Christian University on the map after Saturday's stunning football victory over Oklahoma at the Snake Pit in Norman, Okla. At the same time, the Horned Frogs' head coach made Kansans everywhere proud.