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KU coach Les Miles speaks to reporters at Media Day

Kansas coach Les Miles spoke to reporters Friday afternoon during Media Day.

Miles discusses a variety of topics during his 20-minute press conference, including an update on the starting quarterback competition.

The Jayhawks are now inching closer to the start of the 2019 season, which will be Miles' first year at the helm. Kansas is slated to face Indiana State at 11 a.m. on Aug. 31 in the season opener.

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KU receiver Stephon Robinson Jr. on expectations for 2019: ‘I expect the ball’

Kansas receiver Stephon Robinson Jr. spoke to reporters Saturday afternoon during preseason camp.

Robinson spoke about his expectations for the 2019 season among other topics during his breakout session with the media.

The Jayhawks begin the 2019 campaign on Aug. 31 against Indiana State.

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KU linebacker Dru Prox embracing bigger role in 2019

Kansas linebacker Dru Prox spoke to reporters Saturday afternoon during preseason camp.

Prox expects to have a bigger role in 2019, as he figures to be a starting inside linebacker along with Kyron Johnson.

The Jayhawks begin the 2019 campaign on Aug. 31 against Indiana State.

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Les Miles on KU’s starting quarterback competition

Les Miles spoke to reporters Saturday afternoon following another practice.

Miles addressed the starting quarterback competition among other topics during his session with the media. Miles said Thomas MacVittie and Carter Stanley are still the top-two options at KU's signal caller.

The Jayhawks begin the 2019 campaign on Aug. 31 against Indiana State.

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A look at KU’s kick return unit during preseason camp

A few kick returns took place during KU's open practice Friday morning in preseason camp.

Junior receiver Stephon Robinson Jr., redshirt freshman Jamahl Horne and freshman running back Velton Gardner all received kicks in this video. Senior running back Khalil Herbert and junior running back Dom Williams also lined up deep.

Last season, Pooka Williams Jr. averaged 22.4 yards per kick return on his 11 attempts.

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A look at KU’s offense during Friday’s open practice

Highlights from KU's offense during the 40-minute session open to the media Friday morning during preseason camp.

Quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, tight ends and offensive line competed in individual drills. The quarterbacks even went against defensive backs, and were forced to make reads from a trips-right package at one point.

The video ends with one clip of the Jayhawk Drill, though our Kansas football beat writer Benton Smith posted a video with more scenes from that drill this afternoon.

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A look at KU’s defense during Friday’s open practice

Defensive highlights from a portion of KU’s open practice on the practice field Friday morning.

The defensive line, linebackers and defensive backs all competed in individual drills during the 40 minutes open to the media.

On Thursday, head coach Les Miles spoke highly of his linebacker unit.

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KU head coach Les Miles optimistic about offensive line, special teams

Kansas head coach Les Miles spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon during preseason camp.

Miles spoke highly of the linebacker unit as well as special teams and offensive line. Thursday marked his second session with the media during preseason camp.

In addition, Miles fielded questions about how the culture has changed since he took over at KU.

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KU junior Kyron Johnson on moving to inside linebacker

Kansas junior Kyron Johnson spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon during preseason camp.

Johnson moved back to inside linebacker this offseason, one of the many positions he has played during his time as a Jayhawk.

It has been a natural transition for Johnson, who played some inside linebacker as a freshman.

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Azur Kamara on KU linebackers: ‘We fly around every practice’

Azur Kamara spoke to reporters Thursday afternoon during preseason camp.

Head coach Les Miles spoke highly of the linebacker position during his press conference, which was his second of preseason camp.

"We fly around every practice," Kamara said.

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