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Mangino goes retro for coordinator post

Saying in a recent interview that he wanted an offensive coordinator who could mesh well with his staff, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino appears to have made sure he didn't miss. Multiple sources have confirmed that Mangino completed his search for a new offensive coordinator, hiring Illinois offensive line coach Ed Warinner last week.

Warinner to return to KU as offensive coordinator

Multiple sources have confirmed that Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino's search for a new offensive coordinator was completed on Friday, with Illinois offensive line coach Ed Warinner landing the job. Warinner was offensive line coach at Kansas in 2003 and 2004. A message left for Warinner at his Champaign, Ill., home Saturday morning was not returned. KU is expected to announce the move in the next few days.

Early arrivals inflate KU's spring roster

Kansas University's football roster is about to fatten up a little bit. With spring-semester classes getting started next week, four mid-season transfers are soon to arrive in Lawrence and start classes. Three were junior-college players who graduated and signed last month - offensive lineman Chet Hartley, safety Patrick Resby and cornerback Kendrick Harper.

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So much for that trip to Sin City.

Crazy convention for coaches kicks off

All that's missing in San Antonio today is a tightrope walker, an elephant and a few dozen clowns. Football coaches from coast to coast will flock to the Henry Gonzalez Convention Center today for the four-day American Football Coaches Association Convention. While baseball has its chaos-filled, almost comedic winter meetings every year, this certainly can be considered football's equivalent.

Missouri St. should get the boot, KU fan says

Road near stadium should bear coach Fambrough's name instead, some argue

Don Fambrough loathes Missouri. That's why some say it's fitting that a portion of Missouri Street - too close for comfort to the football stadium - be renamed to honor the Kansas University football icon.

Mangino in no hurry to hire coordinator

It's probably Mark Mangino's most important hire to date. So Mangino, Kansas University's football coach, said he had no deadline to get the vacant offensive-coordinator position filled.

Touted lineman commits to KU

Kansas University's football program opened 2007 by landing a whopper recruit.

Assistant Quartaro resigns

Nick Quartaro has resigned from Kansas University's football coaching staff, it was announced Friday afternoon. KU's offensive coordinator for the past five seasons, Quartaro said in a statement that he plans to leave coaching, though no specifics were given. He was unavailable for comment Friday evening.

KU aide moving closer to dad

Cornerbacks coach Collins headed to UCF

Earnest Collins made his late run for son-of-the-year honors. Or, at the very least, he gave his father a nice present for the holidays.

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Kansas University running back Jon Cornish has been selected to participate in the annual East-West Shrine Game next month.

KU aide Collins takes job at UCF

Kansas University football assistant Earnest Collins accepted a job as assistant coach at Central Florida, UCF head coach George O'Leary announced Wednesday.

Juco signees plug gaps on KU football squad

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino stressed the need for help in both the secondary and on the offensive line when talking with reporters in November. Within a month, the Jayhawks significantly upgraded both areas.

Mangino inks trio of JUCO prospects

Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino announced Wednesday the signings of three junior college prospects to National Letters of Intent. during the early signing period.

KU assistant Collins headed to UCF

Kansas University football assistant Earnest Collins accepted a job as an assistant coach at Central Florida, UCF head coach George O'Leary announced Wednesday. Collins has coached cornerbacks at KU since 2003. Prior to this season, he was promoted to special teams coordinator. At UCF, Collins will be in charge of the entire secondary.