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3-star DL Kenean Caldwell becomes 7th prep to commit to KU football in whirlwind weekend

A lively weekend for the Kansas football program’s recruiting efforts kept jetting along Saturday night. Fewer than 24 hours removed from the first commitment of a dizzying span featuring high school prospect after high school prospect announcing his plans to join the Jayhawks, the weekend total for new Class of 2020 pledges hit seven. By Benton Smith

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KU football adds 4 more commitments Saturday morning, bringing weekend haul to 6

The weekend additions for Kansas football didn’t stop when the Jayhawks added two players to their 2020 recruiting class on Friday night — not even close. By Benton Smith

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Pair of 3-star prospects commit to KU football on Friday night of big recruiting weekend

Both considered three-star members of the Class of 2020 according to Rivals, offensive lineman Garrett Jones and cornerback Ja’Cobee Bryant verbally committed to join Les Miles’ Jayhawks during their official visits. By Benton Smith

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Busy recruiting weekend ahead for Les Miles and KU football staff

When the dust finally settles on Les Miles’ 2020 Kansas football recruiting class months from now, it’s possible the work currently being done during the summer will go down as the most crucial stretch of the process. By Benton Smith

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Missouri prep Luke Grimm commits to Kansas football

The Kansas football program added its second 2020 recruit from the bordering Show Me State on Tuesday evening.

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3-star New Orleans DE Khari Coleman commits to KU football

June remained hot on the recruiting front for the Kansas football program on Monday, with another commitment secured. For the sixth time this month KU’s list of 2020 recruits continued growing, and for the second time in that span the new pledge came from a familiar southeastern state. By Benton Smith

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Prep WR Kyler Pearson, from Oklahoma, announces commitment to KU

The Kansas football team picked up on Monday night its third verbal commitment this month for its 2020 recruiting class.

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3-star LB Kershawn Fisher commits to KU football

The Kansas football program’s 2020 recruiting class continued growing this weekend, gaining its first linebacker in the process. By Benton Smith

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June a busy recruiting month for Les Miles and KU football staff

The recruiting battles that will shape the Kansas football program’s 2020 class are far from over. But a week into what is shaping up to be a busy June for head coach Les Miles and his staff, the Jayhawks appear to be off to a sound start on the recruiting front.

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With younger sibling's commitment, Mayberry brothers plan to team up at KU

If everything goes according to plan, the Kansas football team will have two Mayberrys among its defensive backs in 2020. By Benton Smith

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RB Amauri Pesek-Hickson won't join KU football until 2020

Amauri Pesek-Hickson, the running back from Blue Valley North who signed with KU this past February, still plans on joining the Jayhawks. But Pesek-Hickson won’t be doing so until the 2020 spring semester. By Benton Smith

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AD Jeff Long pushing for rule change that would help dig KU football out of scholarship hole

A hopeful Jeff Long is putting in the legwork needed to try and speak a major college football change into existence. By Benton Smith

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KU football coaches opened recruiting period in K.C. and Kansas

The morning after KU’s final spring practice, the staff embarked on what was branded as “Operation Capture KC,” to open the current evaluation period. By Benton Smith

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3-star Texas prep WR Keith Miller III commits to KU football

Keith Miller III, a 6-foot-5 receiver from The Colony, Texas, who made an official visit to KU’s campus this past weekend for the team’s scrimmage and postgame Rick Ross performance, announced on Twitter his decision to commit to head coach Les Miles and KU. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles' recruiting strategy helping program within 'the Kansas footprint'

From the day he first flew to Lawrence and was introduced as the new head football coach at the University of Kansas, Les Miles made clear his intention to recruit as much in-state talent as possible. His plan of attack, Miles shared months later, after KU signed three high school standouts from the Sunflower State in its 2019 recruiting class, was to identify local recruits as soon as possible. By Benton Smith