Kansas head coach Lance Leipold and the Jayhawks take the field for kickoff against South Dakota on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021 at Memorial Stadium. (Photo by Nick Krug/Special to the Journal-World)

Kansas AD Travis Goff says Lance Leipold’s new contract an indication that KU was not about to ‘sit back and hope’

On the same day that the Kansas football program accepted an invitation to play in the 2022 Liberty Bowl in just head coach Lance Leipold’s second season in charge, Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff spoke publicly about the importance of signing Leipold to a new contract to keep him at KU for years to come. By Matt Tait

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Blast from the past

“It was an unbelievable game, probably the best game I’ve ever been part of in the regular season. The Missouri one here (in final meeting in series history) is the only one that comes to mind. I look at their bench, their coaches are smiling, laughing at me and me at them (because of the epic contest). It was ridiculous how well both teams were playing and how many shots went in. I’m so proud of our guys. It’s certainly one of the most fun nights I’ve had here.”

— Kansas basketball coach Bill Self following KU's 109-106, triple-overtime win over Oklahoma in a battle between the top two teams in the country on Jan. 5, 2016

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