January 3, 2020
Texas Tech tight end Travis Koontz (15) is tackled by Kansas linebacker Gavin Potter (19) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
Gone are the days of 11 a.m. college football kickoffs in Lawrence — at least for this year’s season opener.
Gavin Potter entered the 2019 season as a backup inside linebacker. In KU’s first couple of games, he barely played. However, what proved to be a season-ending injury to Dru Prox during the Jayhawks’ Big 12 opener against West Virginia thrust Potter into the spotlight ahead of schedule. By Benton Smith