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.
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.
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.
So much for that trip to Sin City.
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.
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.
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.
Kansas University's football program opened 2007 by landing a whopper recruit.
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.
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.
Kansas University running back Jon Cornish has been selected to participate in the annual East-West Shrine Game next month.
Kansas University football assistant Earnest Collins accepted a job as assistant coach at Central Florida, UCF head coach George O'Leary announced Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.