Posts tagged with Jayhawks

Grad transfer Cam Martin talks about first KU boot camp

After spending the bulk of his college career at Division II Missouri Southern, graduate transfer Cam Martin is getting his first taste of Kansas basketball boot camp.

A 6-foot-9 big man, Martin told reporters Wednesday about his initial impressions of the team, as well as what’s changed for him since he got to Lawrence this summer.

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Ochai Agbaji shares details from KU boot camp

Kansas senior guard Ochai Agbaji gave reporters an update on the progress of the basketball team’s preseason boot camp on Wednesday.

Agbaji addressed what has impressed him about the Jayhawks’ many newcomers this week.

Plus, after testing the NBA waters this past summer, Agbaji described how that process has helped him as a player, ahead of his final season at KU.


Lance Leipold: KU offense showed progress in L at Coastal Carolina

Following his team’s 49-22 loss at No. 17 Coastal Carolina on Friday night, Kansas football coach Lance Leipold said he thought the offense showed progress in Week 2.

“I thought we took some nice steps. I thought Jason (Bean) had a really good game, a gritty game,” Leipold said of the quarterback in particular.

“I told them I was proud of them, because we’re getting better for 60 minutes,” Leipold added.


A peek inside KU football preseason practice No. 3

The Kansas football team once again was up early and out on the practice fields Saturday morning for Day 3 of the Jayhawks’ preseason camp.

Here’s a look at a few of the drills players went through during the open periods, when the Jayhawks worked on ball security, zone reads and more.


KU Football coach Lance Leipold shares thoughts after 1st practice with program

Kansas football coach Lance Leipold, following his first practice with the Jayhawks, provided some details of how the first camp session looked, as well as some initial thoughts about some of the team's personnel.


Practice No. 1 of Lance Leipold era for KU football

After months of waiting, new Kansas football coach Lance Leipold finally got to conduct his first practice on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021.

Here's a peek at some of the warmups and drills from the open periods of the practice.


Emmett Jones on KU football scrimmage, his candidacy for coaching vacancy

Kansas football’s interim head coach, Emmett Jones on Saturday met with reporters following the Jayhawks’ first full scrimmage of the spring.

Jones shared his thoughts on the session, as well as his opportunity to be a candidate for the head coaching job on a permanent basis.


Kenny Logan discusses early defensive standouts, his role as a leader

Kansas safety Kenny Logan Jr. shared his thoughts on the Jayhawks’ first week of spring practices, as well as his personal accomplishments up to this point of his career.

A junior in 2020, Logan also discussed his role on the defense, and which young players have stood out early during this offseason.


Nate Betts explains his move from safety to linebacker

A veteran making a move this spring to a new position, Nate Betts explained following the Jayhawks’ second spring practice what it’s like moving to linebacker.

A super-senior who came back for an extra year, Betts also shared what he likes about the KU defense so far, and what he has seen out of interim head coach Emmett Jones.


Colin Grunhard discusses KU’s offense, O-line and why he transferred to KU

A former walk-on at Notre Dame, Kansas football center Colin Grunhard shared on Thursday some insight on his transition as a graduate transfer joining the Jayhawks this spring.

“Making a change wasn’t easy, but it was something that I was looking forward to,” Grunhard said. “The guys around here made it a lot easier.

Grunhard also shared his thoughts on the offense and how he hopes to make an impact at KU.