6Sports video: Year three of the Mangino era about to start

The third year was far from a charm for former KU coach Terry Allen, but things look as if they'll be different for his successor.

6Sports video: Beck cements kicker spot

Coach Mark Mangino announced Monday that senior Johnny Beck has performed well in practice and will be the starting kicker for the Jayhawks.

6Sports video: Jayhawks depth chart shows some surprises

Four linebackers will start, rather than the usual three.

6Sports video: Offensive line looking for depth

Coach Mangino says that the line will not be able to have two players for each position.

6Sports video: Mangino concerned about special teams

During an online chat on Thursday, Coach Mangino said that "I'm looking for our team to improve greatly in the special teams area."

6Sports video: New season looks good for Jayhawks

Coach Mangino is happy with the team's current progress.

6Sports video: Watkins ready for football season

Travis Watkins had a disappointing season last year. He wants a chance to show what he can do now that he's healthy and bulked up.

6Sports video: Lamb's star rising for Jayhawks

A year ago, Olathe North product Jonathan Lamb was in the Jayhawks' secondary, but now he's catching passes intended for him, on the offensive side of the ball.

6Sports video: 'Hawks to feature young defensive line

Some true freshman on the roster for Kansas can expect to get playing time this year.

6Sports video: Offensive line reshuffled by Jayhawks

Guard Tony Coker's injury has necessitated a rearrangement of the offensive line, which Coach Mark Mangino hopes will pay off come the start of the season.

6Sports video: KU defense showing signs of improvement

While August practices are not the most accurate yardstick, the defensive line outperformed the offense in Friday's scrimmages.

Bumps, bruises abound

KU banged up from two-a-days

Kansas University's offensive line was muddled last weekend when senior right guard Tony Coker suffered an injury that will sideline him for at least three games.

6Sports video: Jayhawks have plenty of running backs

John Randle was a standout player on offense last year, and also played some defense.

6Sports video: KU's defensive line has new look

Only one starter has returned to the Jayhawks. The line is filled with newcomers and transfers.

Up, up and away

Simmons, Rideau ready to carry load as Jayhawk wide receivers

At the end of last season, the Kansas University football team's receiving corps was bursting with upsides.