Football Recruiting

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Juco QB Thomas MacVittie, whose career began at Pitt, commits to KU football

The Kansas football team’s 2019 recruiting class now has a quarterback. Thomas MacVittie, a sophomore at Mesa Community College (Ariz.) whose college football career began in the ACC at Pittsburgh, announced Tuesday afternoon his decision to commit to the Jayhawks, becoming the first QB to do so since Les Miles took over the program. By Benton Smith

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In-state recruits Jayden Russell and Mason Fairchild commit to Les Miles and KU football

Cole Mueller finally has some company on the Kansas football program’s Class of 2019 commitment list. On a busy Sunday for new head coach Les Miles, KU picked up verbal pledges from two in-state recruits: St. Thomas Aquinas defensive back Jayden Russell and Andale athlete Mason Fairchild. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles and KU football targeting prospects ahead of early signing period

As college football’s December early signing period approaches, new University of Kansas head coach Les Miles and his not yet fully assembled staff have targeted some potential additions for the program’s currently minuscule 2019 class. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles thinks KU football can win in his first year on the job

As Les Miles looks ahead to Year 1 of the massive rebuilding project he agreed to take on when he signed a five-year contract to coach the Kansas football team, Miles doesn’t appear to be a man ready to temper his expectations. By Benton Smith

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'Spectacular' KU football fans greet Les Miles for first 'Hawk Talk'

Miles expects KU to have 15 players in 2019 signing class

When new University of Kansas football coach Les Miles emerged from the kitchen inside Johnny’s Tavern West on Sunday night, approximately 350 fans welcomed him to Lawrence with 30 seconds worth of cheers and applause.

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Beaty on 2019 recruiting class: 'We don't have a whole lot to give'

Either during college football’s early December signing period or on National Signing Day in February, one would have to believe, some football players will join lone wolf Cole Mueller, the only prospect from the Class of 2019 currently committed to the University of Kansas. By Benton Smith

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Decommitment from Wichita TE leaves KU with 1 recruit in 2019 class

And then there was one. Just one commitment remains in place for the Kansas football program’s 2019 recruiting class as of Sunday evening. By Benton Smith

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4-star New Orleans QB Lance LeGendre decommits from KU

The already minuscule 2019 Kansas football recruiting class lost its biggest and likely most talented prospect Wednesday morning. By Benton Smith

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KU football lands commitment from Class of 2019 running back

With temperatures in the 70s for its annual Friday Night Lights football camp, the Kansas football program’s recruiting for the 2019 class heated up when the Jayhawks landed an oral commitment from running back Cole Mueller.

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OL Alex Fontana joins KU football as grad transfer

When the Kansas football team opens preseason camp in a couple of weeks, a veteran with starting experience will join the fray along the offensive line. By Benton Smith

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KU football finds 2nd Class of 2019 commitment in state

The Kansas football program’s 2019 recruiting class finally has a second member. Four months after four-star New Orleans quarterback Lance LeGendre became the first prep player from the class to send a commitment KU’s way, the Jayhawks found another pledge inside the Sunflower State. By Benton Smith

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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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