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Kansas LB Dru Prox plans to build on injury-shortened breakthrough season

Dru Prox doesn't know exactly when or how it happened, but the Kansas linebacker remembers vividly the surge of emotions that accompanied the season-ending shoulder damage he suffered in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 opener nearly a year ago. “Pain. I was very upset,” Prox recalled. By Benton Smith

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KU defensive line likely to require production from freshmen

When Kansas football coach Les Miles speaks publicly about his team’s defensive linemen, he describes them as “big, strong, athletic men.” While that may be true, senior defensive lineman Sam Burt also was accurate in his assessment, calling the unit “kind of a young group.” By Benton Smith

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No substitutes: Once Miles picks a KU QB, the plan is to stick with him

Apparently the Kansas football team’s ongoing quarterback competition remains too close to call, a little more than a week before the Jayhawks’ 2020 debut. That doesn’t mean KU will try to play both Thomas MacVittie and Miles Kendrick when the season arrives, though.