Bobby Nightengale

Sports reporter

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Bobby covers KU and high school sports for the Lawrence Journal-World.

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No offense: Jayhawks thumped against Iowa State, 45-0

In an Air Raid offense that’s supposed to stretch the field and hurt opposing defenses with a quick tempo, the Kansas football team did neither of those things in its most dismal offensive performance of the season. By Bobby Nightengale

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Jayhawks dropped by Texas Tech, 65-19

Coming out of its bye week, the Kansas football team endured the same problems that it had prior to Saturday’s 65-19 loss to Texas Tech at Memorial Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale

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Out of bye week, Jayhawks preparing for talented Texas Tech offense

Even before the Kansas football team went into its bye week, there was plenty of familiarity with Texas Tech quarterback Nic Shimonek. By Bobby Nightengale

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Beaty: 'I don't believe in moral victories'

Entering a bye week, Kansas football coach David Beaty said he saw some improvements during his team’s 56-34 home loss to West Virginia last weekend. But following KU’s third straight defeat, Beaty wasn’t going to spend much time emphasizing only the positives. By Bobby Nightengale

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Herbert regains his confidence with breakout games

Despite little playing time in the first two games of the season, Kansas football players and coaches were aware of the talent of sophomore running back Khalil Herbert. By Bobby Nightengale

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Grounded: Mountaineers spoil Herbert's big day, KU's comeback bid

Despite one of the best outings in school history by sophomore running back Khalil Herbert on Saturday, the Kansas football team couldn’t keep up with West Virginia in a 56-34 loss at Memorial Stadium in its Big 12 opener. By Bobby Nightengale

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Road woes continue: Jayhawks fall at Ohio, 42-30

Like so many road games in the past several seasons, the Kansas football team fell into an early deficit and couldn’t climb back. By Bobby Nightengale

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Jayhawks crushed against Central Michigan, 45-27

Any momentum the Kansas football team picked up last week in a season-opening victory disappeared during a 45-27 loss to Central Michigan on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale

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Bender throws 4 TDs, Jayhawks roll in opener

On a night to celebrate the 2008 Orange Bowl champions team, the current version of the Kansas football team put on its own show Saturday at Memorial Stadium. By Bobby Nightengale

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'A heck of a player': Big 12 offensive linemen respect Dorance Armstrong

Following a breakout sophomore year, Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. won’t be sneaking up on any opponents during the 2017 season. By Bobby Nightengale

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