Only 14 picks remained in the final round of the NFL Draft when Oakland made Kansas cornerback Dexter McDonald the 25th pick of the seventh round (242nd overall). “It’s definitely an intense feeling,” the happy new Raider told the Journal-World.“ By Benton Smith
A torn left hamstring compromised JaCorey Shepherd's ability to impress NFL scouts in drills leading up to the NFL Draft. But Philadelphia took him with the 15th pick of Round 6. By Benton Smith
Even though four linebackers got picked ahead of him on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, former Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney finally calmed down Saturday when the Oakland Raiders chose him with the fourth pick in Round 5. By Benton Smith
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of April 11, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of March 29, 2015
Former Kansas University offensive lineman Aslam Sterling is done in Denver. By Matt Tait
The Dallas Cowboys signed former Kansas University receiver Dezmon Briscoe on Monday.
Kansas always has held a special place in the heart of former Kansas University safety and current San Diego Charger Darrell Stuckey, so what he did Saturday at Free State High should come as no surprise. But because football clinics in today’s world are big-time money-makers for athletes and coaches, Stuckey’s free camp at Free State seemed all the more impressive. By Matt Tait
Aqib Talib figures he has upgraded quarterbacks by moving to Denver, and he has definitely traded up when it comes to the wide receivers he’s facing in offseason workouts.
Former Kansas University running back James Sims is still looking for his shot in the NFL. In early May, Sims, KU’s third leading rusher of all time, went undrafted but was picked up as a free agent by the Green Bay Packers in the hours immediately following the draft. One problem: Sims’ deal with the Packers was for a weekend tryout only and did not come with any financial compensation or guarantee. By Matt Tait
Former Kansas University football players and current NFL players Aqib Talib, Anthony Collins and Chris Harris returned to Lawrence for Saturday's spring football game and delivered a message to this year's team: 'Enough is enough.' Spring game notes by Matt Tait
Former Kansas University quarterback Dayne Crist has signed with the Baltimore Ravens.
Kansas senior offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the 23rd pick in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday. By Matt Tait
Three days after former Kansas University offensive lineman Tanner Hawkinson hit the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis for the timing portion of this year’s NFL combine, former KU safety Bradley McDougald capped things off with a solid showing on Tuesday. By Matt Tait
Aqib Talib wants to leave his past troubles behind. The New England Patriots hope he can do the same for their secondary.