With the Easter holiday on Sunday and the Kansas Relays filling Memorial Stadium next weekend, the schedule was tight for Kansas University's spring football game.
Kansas University football alumni are trickling into Lawrence carrying thoughts of re-living their glory days - flag-football style.
Friday's spring scrimmage for the Kansas football team will likely feature freshman Kerry Meier at the number one quarterback, a move that signal's he's the top arm come fall.
What would you do? Think through it - maybe even outside the box - when examining perhaps the most intriguing question surrounding Kansas University's football team this offseason: With only so much energy in Jon Cornish, how would you divide his responsibilities on the football field?
If there's one guy who could make the Jon Cornish Question easier to solve, it's Kansas University freshman Angus Quigley.
Get the eyeballs ready. In roughly three or four weeks, Kansas University athletic administrators anticipate some sort of visual rendering of the Anderson Family Football Complex to be made public.
kansas For two years now, fullback Brandon McAnderson has been asked to block. Often his reward was watching another Kansas University running back sprint past him for a big gain.
The NCAA's response to Kansas University's appeal regarding Academic Progress Rate scores in baseball and football was a mixed bag for the Jayhawks. While the NCAA approved KU's appeal regarding football, it wasn't so forgiving of the Jayhawks' baseball appeal.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino has learned his lesson. When it comes to the quarterback position, a one-deep or two-deep depth chart just won't do at KU.
The linebacking trio of Nick Reid, Banks Floodman and Kevin Kane is gone, and now the Jayhawk defense is looking to find some new stars to replace them.
The formidible Kansas defense that ranked 11th in the nation in 2005 has lost eight of 11 starters, and now it's up to James McClinton, Aqib Talib and Jerome Kemp to mentor the next group of Jayhawk defenders.
Kansas University will get a taste of Friday night football this fall.
All Kansas football eyes are on the quarterback position this off-season. With the departure of seniors Jason Swanson and Brian Luke, junior Adam Barmann and freshman Kerry Meier are left to battle for next season's starting gig.
The losses didn't hit harder anywhere on the Kansas University football field. They were the face of KU's resurgent defense the last two seasons - three linebackers, overachievers, guided by intelligence and hard work. Nick Reid, Kevin Kane and Banks Floodman all ran out of eligibility, and the stinger is that they all did so at the exact same time.
Saturday in Topeka, fans had the chance to check out the 2006 KU football team. The Jayhawks held a controlled scrimmage at Hummer Park that lasted just under two hours.