October 6, 2018
Kansas quarterback Carter Stanley (9) is tackled by West Virginia linebackers David Long Jr. (11) and Kenny Bigelow, Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas in Morgantown, W. Va., Saturday Oct. 6, 2018. (Craig Hudson/Charleston Gazette-Mail via AP)
Morgantown, W.Va., holds more meaning for Carter Stanley than it does for most Kansas football players. So few Jayhawks felt as badly about their individual performances in Saturday’s 38-22 loss at WVU as Stanley, whose first-quarter struggles ultimately led to David Beaty replacing him in favor of Peyton Bender before the conclusion of the first quarter. By Benton Smith
Morgantown, W. Va. — “Take Me Home, Country Roads” blared over the speakers at Milan Puskar Stadium on a sunny Saturday afternoon as West Virginia defensive lineman Reese Donahue proposed to his girlfriend, Sarah Moore, the scene playing out on the video boards above the end zones on either end of the venue. Donahue’s teammates and the WVU fans in the stands unleashed a cheer of jubilation as Moore accepted and the couple embraced.