November 19, 2016
Fish Smithson stands with his family during the pre-game Senior Day ceremony at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 19, 2016. The Jayhawks will play Texas.
Regardless of how this weekend plays out for NFL Draft hopeful Fish Smithson, the three-year University of Kansas safety will go back to a lesson passed on to him from a couple of men who know more than most about making it as a defensive back at football’s highest level. “It’s not about how you start. It’s about how you finish. So don’t really worry about it,” Smithson said recently of some pre-draft wisdom he picked up from former KU standouts Aqib Talib and Chris Harris Jr. By Benton Smith
About to make just his third career start, and first on the road, Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley has shown head coach and offensive coordinator David Beaty a lot during the past few weeks — some good, some bad. By Benton Smith