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Three-star Georgia linebacker commits to Kansas football

Three-star linebacker Trey Staley announced his commitment to Kansas on Saturday and in doing so spoke of a challenging road ahead.

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3-star California linebacker Andrew Simpson commits to Kansas football

Andrew Simpson, a three-star linebacker from St. John Bosco High in Southern California, became the second defensive player in the 2021 recruiting class to commit to the Kansas football program on Saturday night.

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5 prospects for 2021 have included KU football on recently narrowed lists

This year college football coaches haven’t been able to invite recruits to campus for spring visits as they normally would, due to the COVID-19 crisis. Nevertheless, Les Miles’ staff at the University of Kansas has seen in recent weeks a number of prospects identify KU as one their top college choices.

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KU football off to fast start in 2021 recruiting

Even before University of Kansas football coaches secured a verbal commitment from hometown Lawrence High prospect Devin Neal this weekend, the program’s 2021 recruiting class looked to be ahead of schedule. By Benton Smith

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Brent Dearmon points to former Auburn QB when discussing potential of KU signee Jalon Daniels

KU football offensive coordinator Brent Dearmon shared his appreciation for former Auburn QB Nick Marshall’s game when asked about the rushing ability of Class of 2020 KU signee Jalon Daniels. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles expects some 2020 freshmen to take advantage of enrolling in spring

The way Les Miles envisions their futures, several freshmen on the Kansas football roster should be far ahead of schedule by the time the 2020 season arrives. Six members of the Jayhawks’ latest signing class already are enrolled, attending KU classes and getting acclimated when they could still be seniors in high school. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles: KU filled needs at WR, OL, DB and DL with 2020 class

For anyone wondering why the Kansas football team’s 2020 signing class had so many receivers, allow Les Miles to explain. Actually, while recapping this past week the Jayhawks’ list of incoming freshmen, Miles was happy to share his opinion that KU filled specific needs at a few other positions, too. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles thinks KU addressed most of its needs in 2020 signing class

With the Kansas football team’s 2020 signing class finally complete, head coach Les Miles looked at the long list of high school players he and his assistants spent the past year recruiting and didn’t mind sharing his sense of satisfaction. “This has been,” Miles said during a Thursday press conference, while knocking his fist on the wooden lectern in front of him, “the kind of class that we needed.” By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks add CBs Dotson and Bryant, DE Anokwuru to 2020 class on National Signing Day

Bryant signs with KU days after decommitting

For a little while, National Signing Day proved relatively uneventful for Les Miles and the Kansas football coaches Wednesday morning, as the program’s committed 2020 recruits, as planned, validated their pledges with their signatures. But by midday the Jayhawks officially added two new members to the class, too, as cornerback Ra’Mello Dotson and defensive end Clinton Anokwuru signed. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks have just a few spots to fill for 2020 on National Signing Day

With most of their 2020 recruiting class sorted out in December, Kansas football head coach Les Miles and his assistants just have a few loose ends to tie up on Wednesday for National Signing Day. The Jayhawks could add somewhere around four to six new additions to fill out the class, after announcing the signing of 19 high school seniors during the early signing period. By Benton Smith

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KU football loses commitments from 2 Class of 2020 prospects

A little more than a week before college football’s National Signing Day, Kansas lost the commitment of a potentially promising high school prospect in the Class of 2020. Chris Jones, a 6-foot-4 defensive end from Pompano Beach, Fla., announced Monday night his plans to reopen his recruitment, more than five months after committing to the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles, KU staff welcomed many visitors this weekend

Outside of a quick drive over to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday to make a cameo on ESPN’s College GameDay, Kansas football coach Les Miles spent the majority of the past few days with high school prospects and their families at Anderson Family Football Complex, during a busy recruiting weekend.

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KU football adds another O-lineman to 2020 class

While Kansas football coach Les Miles and his staff welcomed many high school juniors to campus this weekend for visits, they kept working on their 2020 recruiting class, too, picking up another commitment. A 6-foot-6 offensive lineman from Clovis, NM., Bryce Cabeldue committed to the Jayhawks on Sunday, on the heels of his official visit to Lawrence. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: KU's Pooka Williams expected to be one of nation's top RBs in 2020

The large-scale expectations for Pooka Williams Jr.’s junior year at the University of Kansas aren’t emanating exclusively from Lawrence and the football program’s fan base. Far ahead of the 2020 season, Williams already is gaining recognition as one of college football’s best running backs. By Benton Smith

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Oklahoma prep O-lineman commits to KU football

An unheralded high school offensive lineman from Oklahoma, Jackson Satterwhite announced Wednesday his intentions of joining the Kansas football program.

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