It's been 1,817 days since Mark Mangino last coached a game inside Kansas University's Memorial Stadium, but the wait for his return is down to four. Mangino, Iowa State's current offensive coordinator who won 50 games as KU's head coach from 2002-09, will return to the town where he became a fan favorite and the 2007 consensus national coach of the year on Saturday, when the Cyclones (2-6 overall, 0-5 Big 12) invade Lawrence for a showdown with the Jayhawks (2-6, 0-5). By Matt Tait
Iowa State coach Paul Rhoads and four of his players talked Tuesday at Big 12 media days about what the addition of former Kansas coach Mark Mangino as ISU offensive coordinator has meant for the program. By Matt Tait
After four years out of the spotlight, Mark Mangino is ready for a new challenge in the Big 12. Fixing Iowa State’s offense figures to be one of the toughest tasks in the league.
Locate that calendar on your desk or refrigerator, in your pocket or computer. Circle the date Nov. 8, 2014. It marks the day Mark Mangino returns to the stadium that the vast majority of Kansas University football fans wish he never had left. By Tom Keegan
One criticism leveled against Mark Mangino during his 50-48 reign as coach of a Kansas University football program trying to avoid a second consecutive bad century was that he was so hard to work for that it led to a high rate of turnover among assistants. Mangino did have more staff defections than some, but he knew how to recruit quality replacements. Column by Tom Keegan
Former Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino says he’s “having more fun right now than I’ve had in a long, long time in coaching” during his first few months at Youngstown State, his alma mater. Mangino is YSU's assistant head coach, tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator. By Tom Keegan
For the first time since Mark Mangino, Kansas University’s first winning football coach since Jack Mitchell, was pressured to resign, KU has a shot to flood the field with potent playmakers. Column by Tom Keegan
After sitting out for three full seasons, former Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino is back in coaching. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas University offensive coordinator Ed Warinner, now coaching with Ohio State football, reflects on his record-setting partnership with quarterback Todd Reesing during the Mark Mangino era. By Tom Keegan
Ohio State offensive line coach and co-offensive coordinator Ed Warinner, who got his start at Kansas University under Mark Mangino, says coaching college football with Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes has been a dream job. By Tom Keegan
It hit me like a hot-air shot onto a cavity delivered through one of those guns dentists like to use to amuse themselves and get a rise out of their patients: Mark Mangino very well could return to coaching soon as an offensive coordinator at a school that has challenges in building a football program similar to those at Kansas University. By Tom Keegan
Luckily, for the next installment of our summer series, which takes a look back at some of the most memorable Jayhawks from the past, KU has had no shortage of tough guys come through Lawrence.
The inevitable roster upheaval that occurs when coaching changes take place in college football makes it particularly difficult to try to forecast starters, just shy of four months from the season-opener. But for the purpose of looking at Turner Gill’s impact on the Kansas University football program during his two-year stay, let’s give it a try.
Somewhere, two large men had to be experiencing unspoken, non-stop “told-you-so” moments Saturday as score updates crawled across the bottom of their TV screens or iPhones, or however they get their information.
Former Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino conducted his first newspaper interview since losing his job after the 2009 season.