Stories for October 22, 2016


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Game balls and gassers: KU vs. Oklahoma State

Ke’aun Kinner rushed for 145 yards on 14 carries.

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KU football notebook: Big play nets first career sack for KU's Smithson

When Kansas safety Fish Smithson delivered the first sack of his college career in the first quarter Saturday against Oklahoma State, the impact of the play didn’t stop with junior quarterback Mason Rudolph heading toward the Memorial Stadium turf. By Benton Smith

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Tom Keegan: Kansas loses to Oklahoma State, ends quarterback controversy in same game

Montell Cozart bounced back from a two-week benching well enough for head coach David Beaty to say Cozart will start Saturday in Norman vs. Oklahoma. Reading what else Beaty said leads to conclusion that he Cozart will start the remainder of the season, barring injuries. By Tom Keegan

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Homecoming Horror: Mistakes cost Kansas again in 44-20 loss to Oklahoma State

Even on a homecoming afternoon when the University of Kansas football team teased the 26,262 in attendance at Memorial Stadium into thinking the Jayhawks just might stick around and give Oklahoma State a legitimate battle, KU’s upset bid Saturday only lasted as long as the offense’s ability to steer clear of self-inflicted wounds. By Benton Smith

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Okie State Runaway: Cowboys roll past Kansas 44-20 with strong second half

With Montell Cozart back in the starting role at quarterback for Kansas, the Jayhawks got out to a good start, took two first-half leads but, once again, could not escape their own mistakes during Saturday’s 44-20 loss to Oklahoma State at Memorial Stadium.

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KU sophomore Lagerald Vick now more comfortable with role

After practicing patience during his first season as a Jayhawk, Kansas sophomore Lagerald Vick is determined to carve out a role for himself and his teammates have taken notice. By Evan Riggs

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Montell Cozart to start at QB vs. Oklahoma State

After two weeks of sophomore Ryan Willis at quarterback, Kansas football coach David Beaty announced Saturday morning, a few hours before the Jayhawks’ homecoming game against Oklahoma State, his decision to return to junior Montell Cozart as the No. 1 QB. By Benton Smith

Kansas swimmers lead double dual

Kansas’ women’s swim team won five individual events and two relays, and the Jayhawks led Missouri State and North Dakota midway through a two-day double dual Friday at Robinson Natatorium.

KU soccer draws with Sooners, 2-2

A pair of second half goals helped the Kansas soccer team to a 2-2 draw with Oklahoma on Friday.