It took the 98th game of the post-Mark Mangino era for something to happen to make an awakening from a prolonged slump for the Kansas football program feel even possible.
If you’re still on the fence about whether to head out to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium for an 11 a.m. kickoff Saturday vs. Rutgers, don’t take my word for it. Heed the words of someone who has witnessed a ton of Pooka highlights live.
Around the Kansas football team’s facilities it’s easy for Kerr Johnson Jr. to go unnoticed. The senior receiver’s head coach, David Beaty, jokes he sometimes needs to hold a mirror under Johnson’s nose to ensure the calm and quiet California native is in fact alive. No such concerns exist when the 5-foot-11, 193-pound Johnson is running routes for the Jayhawks. By Benton Smith