One of the main reasons for the Kansas football team's offensive success last year was the offensive line. The front five allowed only 19 sacks in 13 games in 2004.
Matt Berner and Derek Bailey dreamed about playing at Kauffman Stadium while growing up in Lawrence. The Kansas University baseball players will have their chance Sunday morning during the Ban Johnson League All-Star Game at Kansas City, Mo.
The New York Jets announced Thursday that they had signed their four remaining draft picks -- including Kansas University tackle Adrian Jones -- but terms of the contracts were not disclosed.
A little bowl appearance is going a long way for Mark Mangino. Last season, the KU head coach engineered one of the biggest turnarounds in school history, improving the Jayhawks from two wins in 2002 to a Tangerine Bowl appearance.
When practice begins next month, Adam Barmann is the favorite to win the starting quarterback position. However, there are others working hard to get the nod.
By the end of last season, all of KU's linebackers were injured, but the players are at full strength this fall.
Things can only improve for the Kansas defense, and the Jayhawks are optimistic increased confidence and familiarity with the system will pay off.
The Kansas football team is getting ready to start two-a-days as the 2004 season approaches, but the practices won't be much of a transition for many Jayhawks who've been undergoing intense summer conditioning.
CU's head coach dealt with questions about this summer's allegations of sexual assault by some of his football players.
Coach Mark Mangino hopes to continue the long slow process of rebuilding the KU football team. Last year the Jayhawks went from last place two years ago to a bowl appearance. Now the team hopes to become a contender in the Big 12 Conference.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino praised a handful of freshmen -- linemen James McClinton and Todd Haselhorst, quarterback Marcus Herford, running back Gary Green II and receiver Dexton Fields -- for their efforts in summer workouts and said he expected a few of the newcomers to play this fall.
Coach Snyder and the Wildcat players plan on continuing the winning streak against the Jayhawks.
Missouri junior quarterback Brad Smith will be the key to the Tigers' season in 2004.
Missouri has big hopes going into the football season of making it to the conference championship, but to make it, the Tigers are going to have to improve on some of last year's perfomances -- most notably their loss to Kansas.
John McCoy could have spent his August at two-a-day football workouts. Instead, the Jayhawk defensive lineman is headed to a place much scarier. McCoy learned this week that his Army reserve unit has been mobilized.