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Kansas defensive tackle Daniel Wise (96) looks to bring down Oklahoma State running back Chris Carson (32) during the second quarter on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 at Memorial Stadium.

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Key returning starters to represent KU football at Big 12 media days

When David Beaty heads to Frisco, Texas, later this month for the Big 12’s annual football media days extravaganza, the Kansas football coach plans to bring four players with him to pose for photos and answer questions about the upcoming season. By Benton Smith

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Longtime KU assistant Clint Bowen expects D-line to be strength

Armstrong, Wise make Jayhawks strong up front

Currently in his 18th season working on the Kansas football staff in some capacity, defensive coordinator and assistant head coach Clint Bowen has seen a multitude of Jayhawks try and make an impact as defensive linemen through the years. Few have impressed Bowen more than junior defensive end Dorance Armstrong, who, along with junior tackle Daniel Wise, gives KU what their coach likes to call “two impact guys” By Benton Smith

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'Proud' Jayhawk Dorance Armstrong now a first-team All-Big 12 defender

AP selects Wise and Smithson for second team

No, the season didn’t go as well for Kansas football as Dorance Armstrong Jr. would’ve hoped. However, the sophomore defensive end entered the winter offseason encouraged. Now KU’s standout defensive playmaker can realize even further gratification. The Associated Press on Tuesday named Armstrong to its All-Big 12 first team. By Benton Smith

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Apologetic Daniel Wise says ejection taught him lesson

For a couple days at Anderson Family Football Complex, the Kansas coaching staff and important defensive cog Daniel Wise thought the team’s starting defensive tackle would have to miss the first half of the upcoming Iowa State game. The best-case scenario played out for Kansas (1-8 overall, 0-6 Big 12) and the 6-foot-3 tackle. Nevertheless, head coach David Beaty used Wise as an example. By Benton Smith

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Jayhawks lead Big 12 in third-down defense

Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen recently realized he needed to remind the Jayhawks they have a talented defense. One of the first examples Bowen can utilize in such pep talks is KU’s third-down defense. Eight games into the season, the Jayhawks (1-7 overall, 0-5 Big 12) lead the conference in third-down stops. By Benton Smith

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