April 28, 2018
Kansas wide receiver Kerr Johnson Jr. (14) hangs on to a deep catch on his shoulder pad as cornerback Corione Harris reaches for him during an open practice on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Memorial Stadium.
At the conclusion of spring football, University of Kansas standout receiver Steven Sims Jr., asked to identify teammates who impressed during the team’s 15 practices, did not hesitate with his answer. “Kerr, for sure,” Sims replied, referencing Kerr Johnson Jr. By Benton Smith
While anybody who follows the program knows how valuable veterans such as Daniel Wise, Steven Sims Jr. and Joe Dineen are for Kansas football, the significance of dozens of their teammates easily goes unnoticed, especially this time of year, with the season still months away. Accordingly, head coach David Beaty recently commended some of the less heralded players who impressed him in one way or another over the past several weeks. By Benton Smith