Football Recruiting

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4-star Class of 2020 OT Turner Corcoran's long list of options includes KU

A 6-foot-6 Free State High offensive lineman, Turner Corcoran’s college recruitment exploded over the past couple of months, as he began receiving scholarship offers from such celebrated programs as Notre Dame, Nebraska, Michigan and Clemson, making his future a popular topic. By Benton Smith

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Former Ohio State OT to join KU as grad transfer

Just a few years ago, Kevin Feder was a four-star prep offensive lineman with enough potential to sign with national powerhouse Ohio State. Now he's oh his way to Kansas. By Benton Smith

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Juco CB originally from Louisiana plans to join KU football

A Kansas football secondary already counting on contributions from newcomers this coming fall could have another addition in the mix.

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Free State's Jalan Robinson signs with KU football

Jalan Robinson had already held off on his decision by seven weeks. He wasn’t going to waste any more time before the celebration. By Scott Chasen

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Kansas football picks up late addition to 2018 recruiting class

D-lineman Brown 12th juco commitment for KU

March Madness isn’t just for college basketball anymore. More than a month after football’s February National Signing Day, the Kansas football program added to its 2018 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

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4-star New Orleans QB Lance LeGendre commits to KU football

The Kansas football program didn’t have any potential signees for next year lined up until Monday, but the Jayhawks kicked off their 2019 recruiting class in style, with news from a familiar high school in Louisiana that a highly sought after quarterback decided to commit. By Benton Smith

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KU football's 2018 class best since Beaty's arrival, but far from historic

When David Beaty said during his National Signing Day press conference Wednesday he doesn’t care about national team recruiting rankings the Kansas football coach wasn’t kidding. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: KU turning into Juco U in football recruiting

Fourth-year Kansas football coach David Beaty came to Wednesday’s press conference on signing day armed with numbers. He was eager to use them to demonstrate his point that he was not putting the Kansas football program right back in the same rut that he inherited from his predecessor. By Tom Keegan

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KU football's 2018 signing class includes 2 prep stars, 11 juco prospects

Fourth-year Kansas coach David Beaty finally got to discuss one of his favorite topics, recruiting, on Wednesday, otherwise known as National Signing Day in the realm of college football. Speaking with media members for the first time since the Jayhawks lost their 2017 season finale at Oklahoma State, on Nov. 25, capping a 1-11 season, Beaty reveled in hailing the program’s newest additions. Eventually the coach also responded to queries on the presence of 11 junior college signees in a 2018 class that currently features seven known scholarship players from the high school ranks. By Benton Smith

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Free State's Jalan Robinson chooses not to sign on Signing Day

Spencer Roe signs to walk-on at KU

After a whirlwind two weeks, Free State senior offensive tackle Jalan Robinson decided to press pause on his recruitment Wednesday and opted not to sign with any school on National Signing Day. By Bobby Nightengale

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KCMO all-state QB Maples to walk on with KU football

One of the most productive high school quarterbacks in the state of Missouri this past year, Park Hill senior Billy Maples plans to walk on with the Kansas football program. By Benton Smith

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Coffeyville OL Lewis commits to KU football

11th juco prospect to join 2018 class

As the hours leading up to National Signing Day tick down, more commitments for the Kansas football program’s 2018 recruiting class continue to trickle in. The latest came on Monday afternoon, when junior college offensive tackle Reuben Lewis announced his intentions to sign. By Benton Smith

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Texas prep QB Locklin commits to KU football

Less than 72 hours before Wednesday’s National Signing Day, the Kansas football program picked up a new commitment for its 2018 recruiting class Sunday night. A dual-threat high school quarterback from Rockdale, Texas, Torry Locklin announced his intentions to join the Jayhawks via Twitter. By Benton Smith

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Free State lineman plans to walk on with KU football

Blue Valley North TE pledges, too

An in-town lineman from Free State High, Spencer Roe on Friday announced his plans to join the Kansas football program. A defensive tackle and offensive guard during his senior season at FSHS, Roe will join the Jayhawks as a walk-on. Dylan Freberg, a 6-4, 220-pound tight end from Blue Valley North, plans to stay in state and join KU as a non-scholarship player, as well. By Benton Smith

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Juco OL Mike Brown backs off KU commitment, opts for WVU

The Kansas football program’s 2018 recruiting class lost one potential addition just more than a week ahead of National Signing Day. Mike Brown, an offensive tackle from Eastern Arizona College, announced Tuesday — nine days after committing to the Jayhawks — his intentions to sign with a more reputable Big 12 team, West Virginia. By Benton Smith

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