Saturday, October 14, 2017

No offense: Jayhawks thumped against Iowa State, 45-0

Kansas special teams players Keith Loneker Jr. (47) and Chase Harrell (3) trail behind Iowa State punt returner Trever Ryen (19) as he takes off up the field for a touchdown during the second quarter on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.

Kansas special teams players Keith Loneker Jr. (47) and Chase Harrell (3) trail behind Iowa State punt returner Trever Ryen (19) as he takes off up the field for a touchdown during the second quarter on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa.


In an Air Raid offense that’s supposed to stretch the field and hurt opposing defenses with a quick tempo, the Kansas football team did neither of those things in its most dismal offensive performance of the season.

Combine the offense’s woes with a number of breakdowns on special teams, and the Jayhawks wasted their strongest defensive outing of the season in a 45-0 loss to Iowa State on Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium in front of 55,593 fans. It was the first time they were shutout since Nov. 21, 2015.

KU’s offense, which was playing without running back Khalil Herbert and starting center Mesa Ribordy, averaged 1.8 yards per play. There were only five first downs. The Jayhawks (1-5, 0-3 in Big 12) never crossed their own 35-yard line until the fourth quarter.

When it came to punting, that unit was perhaps just as bad as the offense. Receiver Steven Sims Jr. lost a fumble on a punt return in the opening minutes. Iowa State’s Trever Ryen had a 68-yard punt return touchdown at the end of the first quarter. KU’s Cole Moos, who punted 13 times, had one snap over his head and he bobbled another snap, which led to a blocked punt. Both botched punts directly led to ISU touchdowns.

On defense, many of the problems that have plagued the Jayhawks throughout the season disappeared for most of the afternoon. The Cyclones (4-2, 2-1) were limited to 4.4 yards per play, which included 212 passing yards and 106 rushing yards. Running back David Montgomery had 68 yards and three touchdowns on 21 carries.

But the emergence of KU’s defense was negated by such a poor performance from the offense and blunders on special teams.

Peyton Bender, who started at quarterback, was 8-of-19 passing for 18 yards and one interception. Carter Stanley entered in the fourth quarter and was 3 for 7 for 26 yards, with 19 rushing yards.

Kansas extended its road losing streak to 43 games.

Here’s a quick look back at some of the action:

The game turned when: Bender threw an interception on KU’s first offensive play. It wasn’t necessarily a bad throw, but the ball deflected into the air after true freshman receiver Quan Hampton tried a sliding catch over the middle and collided with a safety Reggie Wilkerson. ISU defensive back Kamari Cotton-Moya grabbed the ball for an interception and returned it to the 8-yard line.

Two plays later, David Montgomery was in the end zone for his first of three touchdown runs, giving the Cyclones a 7-0 lead. More than that, it set the tone for KU’s offense.

Offensive highlight: There were none. KU recorded 106 yards on 59 plays.

Defensive highlight: Until the final minute of the first half, the Jayhawks only allowed 10 points (ISU added a punt return touchdown). In the past few weeks, they’ve really struggled with stopping opposing offenses in the first quarter, which puts the team in a big hole.

The Jayhawks recorded three sacks and broke up five passes, showing improvement against the pass. Linebacker Joe Dineen had 16 tackles (10 solo), including two for loss.

Key stat: Third down conversions. The Jayhawks went 2-for-17, which only led to a cycle of three-and-out punts for most of the afternoon.

Up next: The Jayhawks will head to Fort Worth, Texas for their second straight road game, facing sixth-ranked TCU.



9:32 — David Montgomery 4 run. Garrett Owens kick. Two-play drive for eight yards, in 0:44. (ISU 7, KU 0.)

1:30 — Ryen Trever 68 punt return. Owens kick. (ISU 14, KU 0.)


5:56 — Owens 26 field goal. Nine-play drive for 46 yards, in 3:48. (ISU 17, KU 0.)

0:20 — Montgomery 1 run. Owens kick. Three-play drive for 23 yards, in 0:33. (ISU 24, KU 0.)


10:48 — Montgomery 4 run. Owens kick. Four-play drive for 27 yards, in 1:46. (ISU 31, KU 0.)

0:00 —Marchie Murdock 8 pass from Kyle Kempt. Owens kick. Five-play drive for 35 yards, in 2:52. (ISU 38, KU 0.)


6:03 — Sheldon Croney 10 run. Owens kick. Four-play drive for 56 yards, in 2:08. (ISU 45, KU 0.)

— See what people were saying about the game during's live coverage.

More news and notes from Kansas vs. Iowa State


Bob Forer 5 years, 1 month ago

Wonder if he will be employed come Monday afternoon?

John Fitzgerald 5 years, 1 month ago

He’ll get a contract extension through 2030 making 20 million a year.

Lewis Mitchell 5 years, 1 month ago

"But the emergence of KU’s defense was negated by such a poor performance from the offense and blunders on special teams."

Sorry, but even though the defense played a little better, I would not call allowing 45 points an "emergence."

Ian Ballinger 5 years, 1 month ago

Even if a significant portion of those 45 points were put into position by atrocious offensive and "special" (nothing special about the ST) teams mistakes? I braved through watching the entire game, the defense looked legit for most of the game. What happened to the offense and special teams? IDK, but they better figure it out real quick because this was an especially humiliating performance among a long line of other humiliating performances. 45-0 loss against an Iowa State team who is also rebuilding is not acceptable.

EDIT: Not saying we should win defense of the year, but it was legitimate improvement on that side of the ball........ only that side.

Lewis Mitchell 5 years, 1 month ago

Fair point, I admit to not watching the game (not able to since I'm at work - plus I live in Oregon so wouldn't have access to it anyway), so I'm basically arm-chair QB'ing based on KUSports play by play.

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

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Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

This loss, or more specifically the nature of this loss, creates clear separation between Iowa State and Kansas in terms of being thought of as teams at the bottom of the Big 12, especially given the result of the Iowa State/Oklahoma game. Kansas is NOW. Truly. Alone.

Jay Reynolds 5 years, 1 month ago

Defense gave up 17 points in the first half, not 10.

Granted, the first TD was after the interception and return to the 8, but they were technically on the field for two plays on that drive.

Layne Pierce 5 years, 1 month ago

Let's face it. What is there to be encouraged about. The defense played its only good game of the year, and we just pissd it off our leg.

We are a national laughing stock. Even the announcers are not sure what you say when you see such pitiful ineptness.

We are approaching the end, if things don't change. It looks like we are not a Division 1 football program. Perhaps it is time to close it down. The administration seems to not care, and believe me when the next big realignment occurs, we are going to have a hard time finding a home, and it won't be in the top conferences.

There are so many things, but why when we need inches do we drop back and run five yards from line of scrimmage, or throw a difficult sideline pass. What the hell are we doing.

Iowa St, they are the competition, and they just showed miles of separation from us.

We are simply not competitive. It makes me cringe to say it, but we are not. I do believe we have better players than in the past, but we have no concept for how to use them. And we our completely into a loser's mentality. It looks like coach Beatty may just be in over his head, and I am really hard to say that, because I really like him, but what else do you judge by if not by the product on the field.

Skyler Owen 5 years, 1 month ago

I thought the defense actually played well today if the offense and special teams didn't give them a short field maybe this game would have been closer. That being said it's frustrating to watch a team that has no discipline you can see the difference in the 2 teams on the field and which one does all the little things far as special teams go maybe we just stop putting a return man back there and just go all out for the block that way we cannot give them the ball back just take it wherever it's down...

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

I live streamed the radio broadcast of this game on my phone and quit listening after ISU went up 31-0 in the third quarter. I just couldn't stand to listen to that kind of ineptitude anymore.

At this point, I don't care if anyone gets fired or not, because I don't believe there's anything that can be done to fix this broken football program. I am this close to giving up on being a KU football fan; and I will if KU loses to Baylor three weeks from now. Hell, I might even switch my football loyalty to the Iowa Hawkeyes while remaining a Jayhawk basketball fan.

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

I understand that watching KU football is frustrating, but if you are going to withdraw your allegiance from Kansas and give it to another school, then by all means follow your own prescription. Don't let the door hit you on the way out.

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

Right, because I should blindly follow a team that keeps getting worse and not better each week. That's a perfect way to spend my Saturdays. rolls eyes

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

All Im saying is to follow your own advice.

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

If KU loses to Baylor, I might just do that. I live in eastern Iowa now, so finding a competent college football team to follow in my adopted home state isn't very hard to do.

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

You don't have to justify anything. By all means...

Scott Burton 5 years, 1 month ago

How can you say the defense had a good game? 45 points?

Marc Frey 5 years, 1 month ago

Mangino could develop 2 and 3 Star players. I am not seeing that with the current staff.

Jay Hawkinson 5 years, 1 month ago

Yes. The common thread between Gill, Weis, and Beaty is a lack of player development. Our recruiting classes have consistently been as good or better than Iowa State's (and often K-State's and Texas Tech's). But we get far less out of them than our conference rivals.

Bill McGovern 5 years, 1 month ago

KU football is the Big XII punching bag. I wonder if the other Big XII coaches make bets on who can score the most points on KU? It's hard to believe a team can be so bad, with no competitiveness or drive, no purpose. Guess this is what happens when you fire the best coach we've ever had, a coach who was the 2007 coach of the year, and hire one clown after another! Sheahan Zenger should be gone after this season. Hire an AD with some real credentials!

Barry Weiss 5 years, 1 month ago

This team, to me, is actually worse than the Gill and Weiss teams. We are not competitive in any areas of play. It's really sad, I see absolutely no improvement in Beatty's 3rd year. At what point is he held accountable for this mess?

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

It's a fair comparison. No matter what Beaty inherited, it hasn't gotten better. The last two weeks have shown that what we are doing isn't working.

Bill McGovern 5 years, 1 month ago

Anybody else miss being excited for KU football? 10 years ago we had a team that crushed opponents, made every play count. This sad excuse of a team isn't worthy of being their towel boys.

Tony Bandle 5 years, 1 month ago

I think they can put those pretty pictures of the new proposed stadium upgrades back in the closet...unless it gets built to host a different football team!!

My Lou Saban. Lou, here's a 10 million dollar a year, ten year, guaranteed coaching contract. Go out and build us a football program!!!

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

Bob Stoops is available. Here's your pitch: cement your legacy by creating a Phoenix. Bring a program back from the rubble, watch a new stadium get build during your watch and live the rest of your life as the hero who saved the Jayhawks.

Lewis Mitchell 5 years, 1 month ago

I assume you're talking about Nick Saban? Because Lou Saban has been dead for 8 years.. Although, a dead ex-football coach might actually be an improvement over the current coaching staff.

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

It's depressingly sad that I find this so hilarious.

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

Sounds like the grammar police from a few years ago. So, you didn't know who he was talking about? Cheap shots, the specialty of the lame-minded.

Lewis Mitchell 5 years, 1 month ago

Wasn't a cheap shot at Tony. I knew who he was talking about, but I was using his mistake to highlight the ineptitude of Kansas coaching. Nowhere in my comment was there an ad hominem attack on Tony,unlike your comment.

Bob Forer 5 years, 1 month ago

At least in past gone days there was usually an equally terrible team which we could share our collective misery. Remember the Toilet Bowl vs. K-State?

Now we are all alone.

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

When was the last time you saw a QB have more passing attempts than passing yards?

The defense was better, they forced 9 punts. They weren't good, because they did give up 38 points, but anyone who watched the game could see they played better.

If our new Chancellor isn't putting together a list of AD's and Coaches, he should resign tomorrow.

Call Jim Leavitt, in fact, and see if he'd come now - mid-season. He might do it.

Scott Burton 5 years, 1 month ago

Being upset with Kansas football doesn't mean you are shutting the door has fan.We has fans deserve better performance. It's been a whole decade since we have had a winning season

Bob Forer 5 years, 1 month ago

The game turned when: Bender threw an interception on KU’s first offensive play

How the hell can a game turn before its gotten going?

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

Hmmmm, that would be the season-long theme of slow starts for KU. Try and pay attention.

Scott Burton 5 years, 1 month ago

Kansas FOOTBALL For Life!!! We deserve better performance!!! Iowa State played good defense. O Points

Josh Berg 5 years, 1 month ago

This team has been so disgusting this year. After our win against Texas last year, I was optimistic coming into this year, especially with Meacham joining the staff. I was actually excited for this season and thought that if they could surprise a few teams that they may gain some momentum for future years. This team is just so uninspired. It almost looks as some of these guys are only playing for the free education and have no pride in the uniform they put on every week. At this level I at least expect the players to be able to tackle and catch the football.

I think it is time to put everyone on the hot seat and light a fire under these guys. Even when Mangino had bad losses, the players were still pumped up and inspired to play. I do not see that with this team. The only time this team gets inspired is when they see they have a chance to beat a terrible Texas team. I would hate to see a coaching change at this point but Beaty has to find some way to get this team competitive. I would even take another 0-12 season as long as this team was close to winning the games. Iowa State was the only team we could count on a few years ago as a win and now they have shown their progress is much better and much faster. I am no longer okay with progress from this team. Beaty has had time and the results need to start coming now.

Brian Skelly 5 years, 1 month ago

We didnt tackle today, but we made up for it by not blocking.

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

Just to give context to this loss. We just got beat 45-0 by a team that might not qualify for a bowl this year.

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

Kind of unfair. They're a very respectable 4-2. Their two losses come by a combined 10 points. ISU has three ranked teams remaining on their schedule, and the three others are decent teams that they all play away. They beat #3 OU on the Sooner's field. Bottom line: this is a very good ISU team. To strengthen your point, one should be able to show that we lost by this margin to a team that was weak (which is the point you're ostensibly trying to make). There just isn't a case that can be made for that. Sometimes records don't tell the whole story.

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

You are what your record says you are. ISU was 3-2 coming into this game. If they are 5-7 at the end of the season, then they are 5-7. If they are 6-6, then we just got beat 45-0 by a .500 team. Nothing unfair about citing actual, real numbers. Sometimes, facts suck.

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

We just have to disagree on that. In terms of RECORDS, yes. Your RECORD is what the win-loss column suggests. But your first comment, which seeks to frame context of the team overall, must necessarily consider more than record. Even you yourself seem to understand this, because you highlight the score of the game in your first comment, in an attempt to give perspective to the team.

Score, record, and performance of the team in both wins and losses are all evaluating factors. So again, we just disagree...

David Kemp 5 years, 1 month ago

We played this team halfway defensively., but how demoralizing that sims fumbles and bender throws interception on first offensive play and suddenly already 10-0. Beatty is notcapable of righting the ship. Spend whatever it takes and lets get this going

Joe Ross 5 years, 1 month ago

I'm beginning to agree. It is clear at this point that the direction of the program is not changing, regardless of the likability or upstanding nature of the coach. I truly like Beaty. Much better than either Gill or Weis. But at some point the rubber meets the road, and the evaluation of a coach must rest upon improvement. After two and a half seasons, we're still at the same point. This is hard to see.

Boosters who are giving are needing reassurance of a change in direction of the program, now more than ever. I was originally of the belief that Zenger and Beaty needed to stay in place. But the absolute failure on the field doesn't justify going in the same direction any longer, stakes being as high for college football as they are.

Time to pull the plug.

Bill McGovern 5 years, 1 month ago

KU needs to find it's own Bill Snyder to turn this ship around, because it is sinking fast. Don't let Zenger hire a third coach. Let him go, get a new AD who has actually proven himself! Our new AD can make a real solid heavy hitter coach a deal they can't refuse, because that is what we need. No more experimenting with the Gills and Weis's or Beaty's of the league. We need a proven AD and a proven coach to get this program out of the toilet.

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

Uh, bro, we had a Snyder once before. His name was Mark Mangino. He was once a Snyder assistant. We had our Snyder, and sent him packing. Another one isn't coming anytime soon.

Bill McGovern 5 years, 1 month ago

KU blew it with Mangino. Sure he was a jerk and his last seasons weren't spectacular, but he won games and put KU on the map for a time. I believe KU can find another to rejuvenate this program, they just need to suck it up and pay the big bucks to bring in a winner instead of hiring guys who don't have what it takes or can't tackle the task or rebuilding a program.

Bill McGovern 5 years, 1 month ago

I still don't understand the hiring of Beaty. He is a WR coach, and the main attraction is that he has connections to Texas high schools, but where are the Texas recruits? Where is the improvement? I spit up my corn flakes when he claimed we were capable of going to a bowl this season.

Austin Lopez 5 years, 1 month ago

One week the defense is bad and the offense is decent, next week the defense and offense is bad, next week the whole team sucks, next week the defense plays decent and the offense sucks. WTH can we get some type of consistency? Glade I missed this game on TV, wasn't about to get my blood pressure all worked up over a team that doesn't know fundamental football and a coach that doesn't know wtf he is doing!

John Fitzgerald 5 years, 1 month ago

Beaty has managed to turn my alma mater into the laughing stock of CFB. I have two words for him, “F*** You.”

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

It was already the laughingstock of CFB under Gill and Weis. Beaty hasn't turned it into that, but he has only enhanced that abysmal status with performances like today.

David Kemp 5 years, 1 month ago

We may have been there but Beatty has given it a whole new meaning. The lack is fundamental football is atrocious. How much more time can we give this guy to prove he can't coach.

Brad Minney 5 years, 1 month ago

Yeah, well it is not like a proven , successful coach would want to come into this mess. You think?

Bill McGovern 5 years, 1 month ago

KU has money. Hell they've got enough to pay off Gill AND Weis to not coach here. You give somebody a big enough contract and they will take the job.

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

The job of the AD is to find a coach who can win. Period. Sick of the excuses.

Bryce Landon 5 years, 1 month ago

Can you imagine the kind of men's basketball coach Zenger would hire if Bill Self left?

Austin Lopez 5 years, 1 month ago

I swear If Beaty does the same crap he did last year with Carter Stanley and starts him the last portion of the season and the offense looks good I'm going to call for the immediate firing of Beaty! Everyone knows Carter Stanley should be starting!

David Kemp 5 years, 1 month ago

Stanley might start but don't expect better results

Whitney Tangeman 5 years, 1 month ago

I agree, Austin. Stanley is a gamer. The end result may not be much better given the team as a whole, but I trust his personality on the field over Bender's, any day.

Greg Tice 5 years, 1 month ago

That was pathetic. There was no creativity or misdirection on offense, just hand it off to the first guy and see what he can do without any blocking.Pretty easy for a defense. When SHOULD we expect improvement?

Marc Frey 5 years, 1 month ago

I won't quit on Kansas! Born a Jayhawk, graduated a Jayhawk, will die a Jayhawk. As frustrating and inept the football team can be, and as heartbreaking the Basketball team can be, I won't quit. I will offer praise and criticize as I see fit to do. But child #3 attends UW Madison as did my wife, so I live vicariously through that program when it come to most sports. Rock Chalk!

Fred Davis 5 years, 1 month ago

I really wanted to believe that Beaty was the guy that could turn this program around. He talks a good game, he's energetic and in the two conversations I've had with him about KU football, he comes across as genuine and an all-around nice guy.

But he's a terrible head football coach.

This team under his watch has shown ZERO improvement. The offense reminds me more of Raid the Roach Killer because it's poisonous to consume. The defensive scheme is always reactive rather that proactive and the Special Teams is more Special Ed than anything.

There's so much more to get into but I don't want to waste what's left of my Saturday stewing over a moribund football program that is reminiscent of where KState was at 30 years ago.

I know it's become cliché to say bring back Mangino, but at this point, if he's interested and most importantly - if he can bring in a quality staff - than that's what this program HAS to do. It worked for KState to bring back Snyder after the Ron Prince Debacle and right now, KU isn't just a laughingstock, this program is now at Critical Mass. Three straight coaches have taken the viability of this program to the brink of irreparably damaging the KU athletic department and the school for the next generation.

Think about it - in less than 10 years, the entire conference landscape will change once TV deals expire. KU MUST field a better program or it's going to left out - basketball be damned. The entire program must be re-built, and Zenger - as Tom Keegan suggested - needs to go to the Williams Fund or anywhere but the decision making end because this next hire is Do-Or-Die. Simple as that.

Brett McCabe 5 years, 1 month ago

I've got to say, I never thought this was a good idea...until now. My feeling is this - you must check in with Leavitt, Bohl, Calhoun and Fritz. If none are interested, then bring back the Phat Man.

Lloyd Kinnison 5 years, 1 month ago

Is he Beaty Why did both he offensive and defensive coordinators have such surprised looks on their faces after 5 minutes? Why were the Jayhawks not prepared? You are responsible when the team is not prepared. What are you going to do to insure this does not happen again. Players play as they are coached. Our coaches have not prepared them,,,,

David Kemp 5 years, 1 month ago

I agree they are not prepared but that has nothing to do with inability to block, tackle, or cover punts. If u can't perform those tasks by the time you hit this level, you wee never a Fb player

Randy Bombardier 5 years, 1 month ago

Frustration abounds. Note to Dr. Z. Hire the guy who has the guts to say "Why the hell would I do that?" or "You really have no idea what you're doing, do you?" A man who will say that in an interview knows what he's doing and if you ask questions that get that kind of response you've probably already lost him. And that's the attitude its going to take, both Mason and Mangino had it. Actually foget all that. Chancelor, did you get that?

Austin Lopez 5 years, 1 month ago

Just to think 3 years ago when Kansas first hired this David Beaty character and everybody was bent over heels of his arrival but not me! I took so much heat some years ago for complaining about how Beaty wasn't landing Kansas kids like he promised he would, and majority of the people saying there isn't that much talent in Kansas, (Which at the time there was around 15 Kansas kids going to power 5 schools). David Beaty feed you guys the Kool Aid and you guys drunk it, this guy makes promises that he can't keep. Let's not forget how he went around during his recruiting blast talking about a bowl season this year. Coach Tony Hull is saving this guys butt on the recruiting trail, if it wasn't for Coach Hull these high star kids from the south wouldn't even be thinking of a Kansas football team. We suppose to have hired him for his Texas ties but I Yet to see any of these highly touted Texas recruits roll it. Don't get me wrong I wasn't expecting us to be no Alabama or even a Kansas State but I was EXPECTING For us to compete and play hard! I haven't seen us play competitive football yet this season all I see is guys that seem to have packed in there bags and rolled over!! Smh

Jeff Coffman 5 years, 1 month ago

I believe the renegotiated contract that Beaty had on the off season had a buyout...Assume we are preparing to exercise that option.

I know the defense did "better" preventing a team in adverse conditions from moving the ball on a long field, but everytime the ball was in short field (5 times), all 5 there was a touchdown.

I think everyone should see that a coach does not need 4 or 5 years to see if they will be successful. Coaches only need 1-2 to actually influence and make a difference.

I wanted Beaty to succeed; however, I think the writing is on the wall. Zenger I think won't be allowed to hire a third football coach. it'll be interesting to see what happens here shortly.

David Kemp 5 years, 1 month ago

No doubt Beatty cannot survive this total lack of competitive Fb. The isu announcers were truly laughing at how bad we were and wondered where we found our punter

David Kemp 5 years, 1 month ago

Ok journal world post Beatty post game. Time to get a good laugh

John Brazelton 5 years, 1 month ago

Coach Bowen must be surprised that no one has called for his firing today and he's not the most hated DC in Kansas. Except for TCU, no team in the Big 12 is doing very well this season. OU was suppose to play for a national title this season, they barely beat Texas. K-State was suppose to play for a Big 12 title, are down to the #2 QB and lost to TCU. Baylor four seasons ago in the conversation for a national title game are 0-6 and was blown out by OSU 59-16. All other Big 12 teams are barely above a 500 record. Granted Kansas looks bad so far, but the sky is not falling yet. Coach Beaty could only be hated at the moment if he was Harry Weinstein. Of course, in liberal Lawrence that would make him a hero!

Len Shaffer 5 years, 1 month ago

That's hysterical, John.

Yes, we liberals are known more than anything else for our lack of support for women's rights ...

Lawrence McGlinn 5 years, 1 month ago

Now that you have revealed your politics I understand everything you say more clearly.

Ross Cargo 5 years, 1 month ago

1. Kansas really needs to admit it is time to dump football. We are an absolute disgrace. The worst power 5 team by far.

2 It would save a ton of money on the bad idea of trying to "patch up" the s#$t hole known as Memorial Stadium.

3 Why was everyone bitching about pulling out the track a few years ago? The stadium is a s#$t hole and the football team is a national disgrace.

4 If we insist on continuing the embarrassing football team, we should scrape the sorry excuse of a stadium and start all over.

5 Beatty seem like a nice guy and seems to be recruiting ok, but the on field results are pitiful.

Charlie Gaughn 5 years, 1 month ago

You are obviously from Kansas City. Everyone from KC whines about the stadium. Here's a little history, John Wooden (UCLA basketball coach) helped build the stadium in 1921. It's the oldest stadium in the country (less maybe one in Washington). It will celebrate it's centennial in 2021.

You're confusing bad football with the stadium. If you want video games, restaurants, and movies, stay away. We want football. Mangino had football and Perkin's ran him off.

Waylon Cook 5 years, 1 month ago

I want a job like Zengers. Suck and get extensions.

Barry Weiss 5 years, 1 month ago

and to think Beatty thought that not letting Iowa State know who was going to start would give us some advantage....lololololololololol Hell, we could trot Tom Brady out there and get waxed by 35. What sucks is that we are losing by 6-7 scores. No such thing as a close 1-2 score game for us. And there is a huge difference between a 1-2 score losing team and a 6-7 score losing team. We are so far behind the rest of the b-12 we are pathetic. Damn, I need a drink.

Dennis Mahorney 5 years, 1 month ago

David Beatty "It’s a conference that you’ve got to put the football in the end zone."...... This guy's a blooming genius!!!!

Charlie Gaughn 5 years, 1 month ago

OMG, thank goodness we didn't divulge the starting QB. It could've really been ugly! I've said all along that Beaty should be given more time and Zenger/Bowen had to go. No longer, the entire bunch needs to go.

Go David Booth! It's people like you that contribute massive amounts of money, without any results, that kill programs like this.

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