In the days leading up to and following February’s National Signing Day, the Kansas football program continued to add preferred walk-ons to its list of additions for the 2021 season.
While Kansas football coach Les Miles feels upbeat about the entirety of the Jayhawks’ latest signing class, he couldn’t downplay the significance of topping it off on National Signing Day with the addition of four-star receiver Quaydarius Davis.
At previous points during his recruitment, Dallas Skyline High receiver Quaydarius Davis was committed to nationally prominent college football programs USC and Texas. When National Signing Day for the Class of 2021 finally arrived on Wednesday, though, the four-star prospect became the highest-rated player to ever sign with Kansas.
Kansas head football coach Les Miles and his staff shouldn’t have much to fret about during National Signing Day on Wednesday.
Lawrence High defensive standout Cole Mondi won’t have to leave town to continue his football career. The Lions senior announced Friday he is joining Kansas football as a preferred walk-on.
For the second time in the days following former Kansas offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon’s departure, a Class of 2022 recruit has backed out of his previous commitment to the Jayhawks.
Under a week out from National Signing Day, a one-time Kansas football recruit is officially out of the mix for the Jayhawks.
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.