For all the new guys on Kansas University's football team, today's spring game is the Super Bowl - for now.
The shirtless shoulders were turning pink, and it seemed every Kansas State student hanging around had a drink in hand. The parking lot next to Bill Snyder Family Stadium was full, with music blaring, grills smoking and footballs being thrown around all day.
With the annual Spring Game nearing for the Jayhawks football team, the coaching staff will be busy as ever trying to determine which QB will be the starter for the upcoming season.
The NCAA selected KU defensive back Darrell Stuckey as one of 330 NCAA athletes who will attend its 2007 leadership conference May 27-31 in Orlando, Fla.
Though the thousands of fans in attendance at Sunday's spring game will be new for Kansas University's football team, engaging in an intense scrimmage won't be. Not by a long shot.
Kansas University quarterbacks Kerry Meier and Todd Reesing are good friends, roommates, and also having a tight battle for the role of starting QB for the upcoming football season.
At this point, Kerry Meier and Todd Reesing both are pretty clueless as to who's leading Kansas University's quarterback competition.
Quarterbacks Kerry Meier and Todd Reesing both expressed their optimism over KU's remodeled offense under the tutelage of new coordinator Ed Warinner.
Every so often during the ongoing spring practices, Aqib Talib grabs a yellow mesh penny and slips it over his head to cover up his white jersey.
As it turns out, shuffling the offensive line is something Kansas University's football coaches wanted to do long ago.
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino insists that he has no choice to make when it comes to a starting quarterback.
Question a talented athlete who has been called undersized about whether he can do something, and he'll tell you he can do it, and he'll tell you with interest.
The Jayhawks practiced for about 21â2 hours Wednesday in front of a small gathering of fans and media.
Kansas University's football team will open its spring practice to fans today. The workout will begin at 3:45 p.m. and will take place at the practice fields adjacent to Hoglund Ballpark.
After a solid performance last year, James McClinton has been named one of the team captains and hopes to help guide the KU defense this season.