After scanning some sports clips, David Ochoa's girlfriend, Allison Smith, informed him the media had named him to the preseason watch list for the Outland and Rimington trophies, which are awarded to the best interior lineman and center, respectively.
From Jayhawk to Chief, it's been a short but tough journey to the NFL for Nick Reid.
When KU hooks up with Northwestern State in nine days, it's hard to know what to expect as eight starters are gone making this a totally different team than a year ago.
Gratitude - not gloss - was on Mark Mangino's mind Wednesday.
The Kansas football team will face its first opponent on the Hill next Saturday. But tonight, the 'Hawks opened the Memorial Stadium gates to a crowd of 1,500 for Fan Appreciation activities.
Sophomore cornerback Aqib Talib has earned a great deal of preseason attention, but it isn't affecting his training.
With just a little time left, Kansas University is approaching a long-lasting record for season- ticket sales.
Ask those who have done it and they will tell you fielding punts isn't as easy as it looks.
Free State High senior and Kansas University football recruit Christian Ballard has taken an unofficial visit to Georgia.
With the departure of the all-conference linebacking trio of Nick Reid, Banks Floodman and Kevin Kane, the KU football team has spent the offseason replenishing the core of its defense with young talent. But of all the 'Hawks expected to fight for a starting spot this fall, one named that was never metnioned was Jake Shermer.
Brian Seymour was working with the special teams, as usual, when Mark Mangino beckoned to him on the sideline.
There will be a notable player missing when KU football hits the field next Saturday as the always dangerous Charles Gordon is only a memory at the punt return position.
Don't expect the ongoing NCAA investigation into the Kansas football program to affect the way the jayhawks perform on Sept. 2.
James McClinton is ready to break an unpleasant streak. It won't be for individual reasons, but for a Kansas University football team that McClinton said was "starting to pick up the enthusiasm and play as a team."
Tailgating season - you might prefer to call it "football season" - is close enough you can almost smell the brats.