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Mission Accomplished: KU's Josh Jackson makes most of summer, ready for next step

With summer school behind him, the fall semester in full swing and the official start of the 2016-17 season a little more than a month out, KU freshman Josh Jackson already has been able to get feedback on several of the factors that influenced him to pick Kansas in early April. So far, Jackson’s KU experience has lived up to what he visualized all those months ago. By Matt Tait

Early Morning

Smart, skilled and 'nasty': Freshman Hakeem Adeniji instant hit on KU's O-line

When true freshmen arrived on campus this summer, Kansas offensive line coach Zach Yenser greeted the new blood in his unit with a straightforward message: “Don’t come in here with the mindset that you’re gonna redshirt.” Apparently newcomer Hakeem Adeniji latched onto that piece of advice and blocked with it. By Benton Smith

Evening

Bigger role with Ukrainian team helps KU's Mykhailiuk regain confidence

Third-year Kansas Jayhawk Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk, who still is just 19 years old, recently returned to Lawrence a more confident player after more than two months overseas training in his native Ukraine and playing at the Under-20 European Championships in Finland. By Matt Tait

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David Beaty's play-calling has stimulated a college offense before

Through his travels up the football coaching ranks, few obligations invigorated KU's David Beaty as much as calling plays for his team’s offense. When he took over as offensive coordinator at Rice, the program experienced significant gains in some key statistical categories. By Benton Smith

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Mission Accomplished: KU's Josh Jackson makes most of summer, ready for next step

With summer school behind him, the fall semester in full swing and the official start of the 2016-17 season a little more than a month out, KU freshman Josh Jackson already has been able to get feedback on several of the factors that influenced him to pick Kansas in early April. So far, Jackson’s KU experience has lived up to what he visualized all those months ago. By Matt Tait

Tease photo

Smart, skilled and 'nasty': Freshman Hakeem Adeniji instant hit on KU's O-line

When true freshmen arrived on campus this summer, Kansas offensive line coach Zach Yenser greeted the new blood in his unit with a straightforward message: “Don’t come in here with the mindset that you’re gonna redshirt.” Apparently newcomer Hakeem Adeniji latched onto that piece of advice and blocked with it. By Benton Smith