November 23, 2018
Kansas athletic director Jeff Long stands along the sidelines before kickoff with chancellor Douglas Girod on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 at Memorial Stadium.
In evaluating the first season of the Les Miles era at the University of Kansas, the man who hired Miles, Athletic Director Jeff Long, hesitated to call the 2019 season an outright success. And even though Long might be openly overzealous with his verbalized expectations that KU win every game, he described the just completed 3-9 year as a step in the right direction. By Benton Smith
State and federal law is not the best way to change NCAA regulations regarding athletes receiving compensation through endorsements, University of Kansas Chancellor Douglas Girod said.
An idea pushed this past spring by University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long, which would allow a football program to sign as many as 35 players in one recruiting class and 50 over a two-year period, may be picking up some steam nationally. By Benton Smith
Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, marked the completion of Jeff Long's first full year as the Athletic Director at the University of Kansas. Just prior to the anniversary's arrival, Long sat down with the Journal-World to look back at the year that was and what's ahead for Kansas Athletics. By Matt Tait
A hopeful Jeff Long is putting in the legwork needed to try and speak a major college football change into existence. By Benton Smith
“Hawk Talk” isn’t just for University of Kansas coaches anymore.