Football Recruiting

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Les Miles says recruiting a QB a priority for KU

Carter Stanley’s college career is over and the Kansas football program needs a starting quarterback. While it’s possible Stanley’s replacement could already be on the roster, KU head coach Les Miles said following his team’s finale that the QB position will be one of priority as the coaching staff turns its focus to the recruiting trail. By Benton Smith

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3-star Texas prep WR joins KU football's 2021 class

With still more than a year to go before any commitments can become official, the Kansas football staff continued piecing together its 2021 recruiting class on Monday.

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3-star TE Tristan Golightly commits to KU football

A month out from the early December signing period, the Kansas football staff continues adding to its crowded 2020 recruiting class, with the latest commitment coming from the Lone Star State.

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2 O-linemen leave KU football's 2020 recruiting class

The Kansas football program’s 2020 recruiting class looks a little less crowded as of Monday, when a potential signee announced a future with the Jayhawks was no more. A three-star offensive lineman from Iowa, Jackson Stoefen shared via Twitter that he no longer is committed to the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

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Pledge from California prep LB Alonso Person pushes KU's 2020 class to 26

On the eve of his first game as head coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles’ 2020 recruiting class added yet another high school prospect, giving the program one more player than it could technically sign to join the program a year from now.

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3-star Louisiana CB Tanner Hooker commits to KU football

Jayhawks now have 25 2020 commitments

The job isn’t done yet for Les Miles and his Kansas football staff, but the coaches now have 25 commitments lined up for their 2020 recruiting class. By Benton Smith

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2021 QB Ben Easters announces commitment to KU football

It will be a long time before Ben Easters plays college football. But as of Tuesday evening the high school quarterback from Brownsburg, Ind., plans to do so at the University of Kansas. By Benton Smith

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KU football's 2020 class picks up commitment from Florida prep DE Chris Jones

The Kansas football coaches’ 2020 recruiting class already boasted commitments from prospects residing in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Alabama, Michigan, California, Minnesota, Iowa, Ohio, Missouri and Kansas. Now they can add Florida to the list. By Benton Smith

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4-star Dallas LB Brennon Scott announces commitment to KU football

For all of the Kansas football program’s recruiting success this summer, as it stacked up new commitments in bunches, the Jayhawks’ 2020 class lacked a marquee talent. Until Tuesday night. By Benton Smith

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3-star Texas prep WR Lawrence Arnold commits to KU football

The massive recruiting weekend enjoyed by the Kansas football program in late June is still paying dividends for the Jayhawks more than a month later. By Benton Smith

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Prep LB Kershawn Fisher decommits from KU football

The Kansas football program’s lengthy list of 2020 commitments shrank by one this weekend. By Benton Smith

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One-time signee Jayden Russell granted release from KU football

One of the first players to commit to Les Miles once he took over the University of Kansas football program late this past year, Jayden Russell won’t play for the Jayhawks in Miles’ first season after all. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles explains recruiting approach that has KU football off to hot start for 2020

As much of an emphasis as Les Miles puts on recruiting, maybe he should have seen the wave coming. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks pick up first 2021 commitment from Texas prep WR Majik Rector

Still five months away from their first chance to sign recruits in the Class of 2020, the football coaches at Kansas are off to a significant head start on the 2021 batch. By Benton Smith

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Unlikely path led juco LB Hayden Hatcher to join Jayhawks this year

An unheralded junior college linebacker out to make a name for himself at a summer camp inside the University of Nebraska’s Memorial Stadium a couple weeks back, Hayden Hatcher was caught off guard when someone pulled him away from a drill to let him know he needed to take a break. “Les wants to talk to you,” was the message that set the stage for an even more unexpected revelation. By Benton Smith

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