Stories for August 13, 2019


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'It just feels right to me': Kyron Johnson making natural transition to inside linebacker

It might just be easier to list the positions that Kyron Johnson hasn’t played. Shane Jackson

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Notebook: KU senior Hakeem Adeniji lands on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list

A three-year starter on the Kansas football team’s offensive line, senior left tackle Hakeem Adeniji earned a spot on the preseason watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.

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2021 QB Ben Easters announces commitment to KU football

It will be a long time before Ben Easters plays college football. But as of Tuesday evening the high school quarterback from Brownsburg, Ind., plans to do so at the University of Kansas. By Benton Smith

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Self: Veteran pieces important for KU basketball

When Kansas center Udoka Azubuike and forward Silvio De Sousa elected to return to KU for the 2019-20 season, the move did much more than solidify the Jayhawks’ front court. It also added some much-needed experience to the Kansas roster. By Matt Tait

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Shane Jackson: KU's revamped energy is evident during preseason camp

By now, you have surely seen it. This past weekend, a video from a Kansas football team meeting surfaced via social media. KU head coach Les Miles, who is now a little over two weeks away from his debut with his new team, was captured dancing to ‘Before I Let Go’ by Frankie Beverly & Maze. Shane Jackson

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Freshman QB Torry Locklin finding ways to stand out during KU practices

As the competition for the starting quarterback job continues to unfold during preseason football practices, a young QB is finding ways to make his mark, too, even if that doesn’t vault him into the marquee battle. By Benton Smith