October 6, 2013
Kansas running back Tony Pierson shakes Texas Tech defensive back Bruce Jones during the first quarter on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at Memorial Stadium.
The closer it gets to college football season, the more columnist Tom Keegan thinks about ways to get the ball in the hands of Tony Pierson more often.
Plenty of elements contributed to the offensive struggles of Kansas University’s football team during the 2013 season. The loss of Tony Pierson to injury might have been one of the biggest. As Pierson, who has completed the transition from running back to wide receiver, prepares for his final spring practices as a Jayhawk, he does so healthy. By Matt Tait
The in-again, out-again saga surrounding Kansas University junior Tony Pierson may have reached a resolution. Pierson, KU's leading receiver who has missed portions of KU's last seven games, may be done for the season because of the lingering effects of a concussion suffered Oct. 5 against Texas Tech. KU coach Charlie Weis said Tuesday that even though Pierson continued to be cleared by doctors and was able to play last week against West Virginia, the best thing for the player and the program might be to shut him down. By Matt Tait
A lot of analysis has gone into exploring what is wrong with Kansas University’s struggling passing game. But it should come as no surprise that two of the Jayhawks’ worst passing performances came during the games when their leading receiver, junior Tony Pierson, was out with an injury. By Matt Tait
Kansas University running back/wide receiver Tony Pierson, who was injured during last week's loss to Texas Tech after being slammed to the ground following a long catch and run, is listed as day-to-day, according to KU coach Charlie Weis.
Kansas receiver Tony Pierson could miss extended time after suffering a head injury in the third quarter, KU coach Charlie Weis said in his press conference following the Jayhawks' 54-16 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.