As Kansas football head coach Les Miles and his staff continue trying to rebuild the program, they hope their next incoming recruiting class will end up including some helpful walk-ons.
The Kansas football program is now poised to bring in two first-year quarterbacks in time for spring practices. Conrad Hawley, a state title-winning QB from Ray-Pec High, in Missouri, announced Tuesday he plans to not only sign with the Jayhawks but also enroll early.
The top unsigned high school senior receiver in the country, Quaydarius Davis committed to join the Kansas football program on Saturday night. A four-star wideout from Dallas’ Skyline High, Davis is rated by Rivals as the No. 5 receiver in the entire Class of 2021 and the 36th-best overall prospect in the country.
Kansas football receivers coach and passing game coordinator Emmett Jones used the same two words to describe his anticipation for the arrival of two of his newest pupils: “can’t wait.” Jones had plenty more to say, too, about Class of 2021 early signees Majik Rector and Kelan Robinson.
Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff proved in 2020 they don’t mind starting freshmen. But it may still be a while before Miles is ready to make any proclamations about how specific members of the Jayhawks’ 2021 signing class could make an impact next year.
At a struggling football program such as Kansas, the coaching staff is almost always searching for a No. 1 quarterback. Before the 2021 season kicks off months from now, Les Miles and his assistants figure to get a long look at incoming freshman QB Ben Easters.
The three-day December early signing period wrapped up with a pleasant surprise for the Kansas football program. The Jayhawks’ list of signees grew to 20 on Friday, when Edwin White, a safety from Mobile, Ala., made public for the first time his decision to join KU’s Class of 2021.
With a winless 2020 Kansas football season still fresh in his mind, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long said Thursday he thinks the program’s fans should expect “improvement” in 2021, but hesitated to quantify that term.
Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff weren’t done signing players on Wednesday, the first day of three in December’s early signing period.
Les Miles opened his video press conference Wednesday afternoon in a jolly mood, inspired by the 18 high school seniors the Kansas football head coach and his staff signed.
As Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff continue with their ongoing rebuilding project, they began adding more pieces for the future bright and early Wednesday morning.
Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff are poised to get much of their Class of 2021 recruiting work completed when the early signing period commences Wednesday.
With a little more than two weeks left before the early signing period, there’s still work to be done on the recruiting front for the Kansas football coaching staff. But the Jayhawks got a step closer to filling out their 2021 recruiting class on Monday.
The Kansas football program lost a potential addition to its 2021 offensive line on Tuesday evening, as Christien Hawks, an in-state prospect from Norton, decided his future won’t include the Jayhawks.
Still more than a year out from when current high school juniors can first sign with their college football programs of choice, the Kansas coaching staff now has three commitments lined up for the Class of 2022.