August 14, 2017
Kansas offensive coordinator and receivers coach Doug Meacham watches over a drill during practice on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017 at the grass fields adjacent to Hoglund Ballpark.
With his Kansas football team 0-3 in the Big 12 following a 2-1 start during the less challenging nonconference portion of the schedule, head coach David Beaty decided this past Wednesday, during the Jayhawks’ bye week, to fire offensive coordinator Doug Meacham. By Benton Smith
David Beaty’s fourth season as head football coach at the University of Kansas officially kicks off in a little more than four weeks. Here are five storylines to track in the weeks ahead, as Beaty and his staff prepare their players for what they hope will become a breakthrough year for the long-struggling program. By Benton Smith
Kansas offensive coordinator and receivers coach Doug Meacham, who previously was co-offensive coordinator and coached inside receivers at TCU, has been named in a lawsuit by a former player who says he was harassed by TCU’s coaching staff, according to a Fort Worth Star-Telegram report. By Benton Smith
Although the Kansas football team is nearing the completion of its fourth week of preseason practices, the Jayhawks’ first-year offensive coordinator, Doug Meacham, didn’t want to start any specific game-planning for the season-opener versus Southeast Missouri State until this stage. By Benton Smith