December 22, 2007
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino, left, jokes with fans as he signs autographs. He and his wife, Mary Jane Mangino, at his left, made an appearance in December 2007 at Jock's Nitch Sporting Goods.
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Big year doesn't change recruiting strategy
Aqib Talib and Anthony Collins gave their best pitch earlier this month. Kansas University's two All-American football players, each lightly recruited coming out of high school, were interviewed on national television during the ESPN College Football Awards Show on Dec. 6. Given the opportunity, Talib spoke eagerly into the camera about what Kansas can provide recruits that the tradition-rich programs can't - namely, early playing time.