November 18, 2017
Kansas head coach David Beaty yells at a player during the third quarter on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 at Memorial Stadium.
It appears Kansas football coach David Beaty has found the final assistant coach to round out his staff. According to Jon Kirby of Jayhawk Slant, Beaty is set to hire coaching veteran Bill Miller as a defensive assistant. By Benton Smith
With a new NCAA rule allowing college football staffs to add a 10th full-time assistant coach going into effect this week, it appears University of Kansas head coach David Beaty has found his next hire. FOX Sports’ Bruce Feldman reported Thursday night the Jayhawks plan to bring on Jeremy Springer, a Texas A&M quality control aide
In the midst of his final post-game comments following KU's 1-11 season, while explaining the patience KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger displayed in continuing to back him, despite a 3-33 record in three years, David Beaty stated rebuilds don’t always include a quick fix. “Sometimes there is, but it will be short-lived if you’re not careful,” Beaty said at the time, “So we’re trying to do it the right way. Trying to do it with guys that have three to four-plus years to where we can develop them.” In the weeks that followed those remarks, Beaty and his staff added seven junior college players to KU’s 2018 recruiting class, and signed nine in total this past week. By Benton Smith
David Beaty wasn't part of the captains' plan to stiff Baker Mayfield at the coin-toss handshake, but the coach did let the captains have a role in deciding the nature of the "punishment."
A couple days removed from seeing three of his Kansas football team’s defensive captains refuse to shake hands with Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield prior to kickoff, head coach David Beaty took a contrite stance on the matter Monday morning, on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference. “First of all, that was absolutely unacceptable,” Beaty began, when asked to further explain the occurrence, adding he reached out to OU head coach Lincoln Riley to apologize “on the behalf of myself and our team.” By Benton Smith