October 23, 2021
Kansas quarterback Jason Bean (17) throws under pressure from Oklahoma defensive end Reggie Grimes (14) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Lawrence, Kan. Oklahoma won 35-23. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Following consecutive blowout losses to Iowa State and Texas Tech, Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold got the sense that some outside the program wondered if the Jayhawks were contemplating a change at quarterback. Leipold and his staff weren’t. But they did challenge No. 1 QB Jason Bean in the days leading up to KU’s formidable matchup with unbeaten Oklahoma.