Football Recruiting

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Former Texas A&M WR says he's headed to Kansas

This past Monday, Texas A&M wide receiver LaQuvionte Gonzalez took to Twitter to announce he was leaving the program to pursue his college football career elsewhere. Sunday night, he hopped back on social media to tweet he is headed to Kansas. By Benton Smith

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Spring game nets KU receiver Braylon Royal

A cavalcade of Kansas University football recruits and commitments watched Saturday’s spring game at Memorial Stadium, and before the big weekend concluded for the Jayhawks, one of those undecided high school players in attendance told KU’s coaches he plans to make Lawrence his future home. By Benton Smith

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Five-star RB visits Kansas

Najee Harris, the 6-foot-2, 222-pound sophomore running back from Antioch, California, who is listed by as a five-star prospect, was at Kansas University’s football practice Monday on an unofficial visit.

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First class: Beaty ‘excited’ by signees

It did not take long to recognize the genuine excitement that first-year Kansas University football coach David Beaty carried with him into Wednesday’s signing-day news conference inside Mrkonic Auditorium at the Anderson Family Football Complex. By Matt Tait

Column: Who cares about stars?

My 10th Kansas University football signing day included the best quote I have heard at one, and it was spoken Wednesday by first-year head coach David Beaty. “We don’t care what anybody else thinks,” Beaty said. “We only care what we think.” By Tom Keegan

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Column: Ranking top Gill, Weis recruits

Ridiculously high coaching turnover qualifies as one of many reasons the Kansas University football program is coming off its worst five-year run (12-48) in history. By Tom Keegan

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Prep WR Chase Harrell signs early with KU football program

Wednesday was supposed to be the day with all of the national signing day buzz, but the Kansas University football program got its fun started Tuesday, when Huffman, Texas, wide receiver Chase Harrell joined the Jayhawks earlier than expected.

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Big visit weekend leads to 3 more commitments for KU football

The Kansas University football program appears to have put the finishing touches on its 2015 recruiting class. KU coach David Beaty and the Jayhawks picked up three more oral commitments over the weekend, bringing the total to 24, which, because of the blue-shirt scholarship given to former wide receiver Nigel King who recently declared for the NFL draft, is the maximum number allowed in this year's class.

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Big recruiting weekend on tap for KU football

The final weekend before signing day is always a big deal, but this weekend looks to have even more importance for the Kansas University football program, which still is in the process of trying to fill up first-year head coach David Beaty's first recruiting class. By Matt Tait

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Beaty already reaping rewards

KU football coach making most of relationships

In the three weeks since David Beaty was named Kansas University’s head football coach, there have been a dozen or so examples of his past and current relationships paying off in the recruiting game. By Matt Tait

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KU commitment Ke'aun Kinner named first-team juco All-American

Jayhawks also on the verge of adding another offensive lineman

Recent Kansas University football commitment Ke'aun Kinner, a 5-foot-10, 185-pound running back from Navarro College, was named a first-team NJCAA All-American on Tuesday.

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Juco RB Kinner picks Kansas

Kansas University football program picked up yet another commitment from the Class of 2015 Monday afternoon.

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Another Texas athlete commits to Beaty, Kansas football

The break in the latest Kansas University football recruiting haul lasted barely 12 hours, as KU coach David Beaty and his program picked up another oral commitment Monday morning.

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KU football picks up 5 commitments from busy weekend

Last week, during his first week on the job, Kansas University football coach David Beaty wasted no time in hitting the recruiting trail. This weekend, with 11 prospects making official visits to campus, five future Jayhawks rewarded that effort by wasting little time committing to Kansas.

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Juco CB switches commitment from Kentucky to Kansas

The Kansas University football team picked up its 13th commitment in the recruiting class of 2015 on Saturday. Like No. 12, he chose KU after switching his commitment. Michael Mathis, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound cornerback from Kilgore Junior College, orally committed to Kansas after originally pledging his services to Kentucky. By Matt Tait

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