With three weeks left before he leads the Kansas football team onto the field for a game for the first time, Les Miles and his assistants spent much of Saturday’s practice in scrimmage mode, trying to gauge how far away the Jayhawks are from being ready for the season. By Benton Smith
Les Miles didn’t have any grand announcements or bold declarations to make Friday night while addressing a large contingent of University of Kansas fans at the athletic department’s annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square. Nor did the head football coach want to share any such information with a small group of reporters before he took the stage. By Benton Smith
It doesn’t matter where you look or who you talk to, everybody wants to make the upcoming Kansas football season about new head coach Les Miles. Except Les Miles. By Matt Tait
College football coaches know it is a dangerous game in the offseason. Shane Jackson
The secret is out. The fastest man on the Kansas football roster isn’t a widely known running back or even a touted young prospect from the program’s most recent recruiting class. His name is Jamahl Horne. He redshirted in 2018. He plays receiver. And at one offseason workout, he blew his teammates away. By Benton Smith
Coming into preseason camp, Kansas graduate transfer Manny Miles didn’t really know what it would be like having his father, Les, coach him for the first time. “And you respect him like he’s going to run you after practice, even though he’s your dad,” Miles, a reserve quarterback and holder, said recently. “Then you get home and you think, ‘Oh, he’s going to turn into the dad now.’ But the coaching never stops with him.” By Braden Shaw
It is no secret that the tight end position has changed at nearly every level of football.
Emmett Jones coaches the receivers on the University of Kansas football roster. But not a day goes by without Jones staying in the ear of outside linebacker Steven Parker. By Benton Smith
A hand injury he suffered during Denver’s Monday Night Football exhibition earlier this week is expected to keep former Kansas linebacker Joe Dineen out for the remainder of the NFL’s preseason.
It has become a routine during preseason camp. Shane Jackson
Any Kansas football fans who have looked forward to getting some behind the scenes glimpses of Les Miles and the Jayhawks through a new ESPN+ series will have to wait another week — and then binge watch the first four episodes before the season kicks off. By Benton Smith
Kansas football coach Les Miles left a steamy preseason practice early Tuesday afternoon not drowning in sweat, rather once again in a buoyant mood. Following what Miles disclosed would be the last camp practice during which the team tackled throughout, from start to finish, he opened his press conference by talking up some top offensive performers. By Benton Smith
After a few rough seasons of limited snaps and even a position change, Kansas wide receiver Daylon Charlot is right again, and his coaches believe they know why. By Matt Tait
An idea pushed this past spring by University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long, which would allow a football program to sign as many as 35 players in one recruiting class and 50 over a two-year period, may be picking up some steam nationally. By Benton Smith
Now that D.J. Eliot has 15 spring practices and two-plus weeks of preseason camp behind him, Eliot is much more familiar with the defensive personnel on the Kansas football roster than he was when he agreed to become the defensive coordinator for head coach Les Miles. By Benton Smith
The starting quarterback battle isn’t the only competition up in the air for the Kansas football team. Shane Jackson