Stories for August 23, 2019


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Talented freshman LB Steven Parker acclimating quickly with help of Emmett Jones

Emmett Jones coaches the receivers on the University of Kansas football roster. But not a day goes by without Jones staying in the ear of outside linebacker Steven Parker. By Benton Smith

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Les Miles tells fans Jayhawks 'need to play dominant football'

Les Miles didn’t have any grand announcements or bold declarations to make Friday night while addressing a large contingent of University of Kansas fans at the athletic department’s annual KU Kickoff at Corinth Square. Nor did the head football coach want to share any such information with a small group of reporters before he took the stage. By Benton Smith

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Matt Tait: Kansas football coach Les Miles determined to make KU rebuild about more than him

It doesn’t matter where you look or who you talk to, everybody wants to make the upcoming Kansas football season about new head coach Les Miles. Except Les Miles. By Matt Tait

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After making strides this offseason, Davon Ferguson poised to make impact in KU's secondary

College football coaches know it is a dangerous game in the offseason. Shane Jackson

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'4.2 is definitely noticeable': Jayhawks raving about returner Jamahl Horne's speed

The secret is out. The fastest man on the Kansas football roster isn’t a widely known running back or even a touted young prospect from the program’s most recent recruiting class. His name is Jamahl Horne. He redshirted in 2018. He plays receiver. And at one offseason workout, he blew his teammates away. By Benton Smith

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Manny Miles enjoying 'family atmosphere' he associates with all of his dad's football teams

Coming into preseason camp, Kansas graduate transfer Manny Miles didn’t really know what it would be like having his father, Les, coach him for the first time. “And you respect him like he’s going to run you after practice, even though he’s your dad,” Miles, a reserve quarterback and holder, said recently. “Then you get home and you think, ‘Oh, he’s going to turn into the dad now.’ But the coaching never stops with him.” By Braden Shaw