November 3, 2018
Kansas wide receiver Steven Sims Jr. (11) tries to regain his footing as the Iowa State defense closes in during the first quarter, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 at Memorial Stadium.
Though they will be playing in separate stadiums on opposite coasts of the continent, five seniors from the 2018 Kansas football team will have very similar agendas Saturday: impressing NFL scouts, coaches and decision-makers.
Roughly nine months from now, when Les Miles coaches his first game at Kansas, the football roster won’t be devoid of talent or experience. Even so, it’s impossible to look ahead to Miles’ first season in Lawrence, where he’ll face a far greater challenge than he did at his previous job, in Baton Rouge, La., and not notice the numerous positions where KU will need to find new starters. By Benton Smith