Stories for May 5, 2021


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Report: Emmett Jones, other assistants to stay with KU football

After leading the Kansas football program through an uncertain spring as the interim head coach, Emmett Jones reportedly will be sticking around and working with the Jayhawks’ new boss, Lance Leipold.

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Defensive tackle Da'Jon Terry to leave KU football via transfer portal

The first Kansas football team coach Lance Leipold leads onto the field in the fall won’t include one of his predecessor’s most promising young defensive linemen.

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Andrea Hudy headed back to UConn to work with Huskies' women's basketball program

After two years at Texas, following a 15-year career with Bill Self at Kansas, Andrea Hudy is returning to UConn to take over as the director of sports performance for Geno Auriemma’s women’s basketball program. By Matt Tait

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After making leap from D-III to FBS, Lance Leipold not intimidated by latest jump to KU football

When Lance Leipold arrived in Buffalo to take over its football program a little more than six years ago, some wondered whether a Division III coach could make the leap up to the FBS level successfully. The jump from the MAC to the Big 12 might not cover such a chasm as the one Leipold cleared going from Wisconsin-Whitewater to Buffalo, but the new head football coach at the University of Kansas is landing at one of the toughest Power Five jobs out there.

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2nd Class of 2022 prospect decommits from KU football, amid coaching transition

It turns out neither of the Class of 2022 prospects from College Station, Texas, who committed to the Jayhawks will end up playing football at Kansas.