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'That was Jared, wasn't it?': KU football reserve walk-on Jared Casey makes game-winning catch at Texas

Jared Casey, a walk-on fullback with Kansas football, isn’t exactly the type of player who features prominently in the offensive game plan. In fact, the redshirt freshman had only appeared on special teams for the Jayhawks prior to Saturday night, when Casey delivered the game-winning catch in KU’s overtime victory at Texas. That’s why not even Casey’s parents, Jerry and Karen, realized at first it was their son who caught the two-point conversion that wrapped up the upset win.

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Shocking KU football win at Texas meant ‘the world’ to RB Devin Neal

On a Kansas football team exhilarated by the Jayhawks’ 57-56 overtime victory at Texas, running back Devin Neal couldn’t help but feel overcharged emotionally by the result as he contemplated what happened late Saturday night.

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Jalon Daniels 'outstanding' for KU football in start; but next week's QB plans undetermined

When Jason Bean wasn’t able to play, the Jayhawks figured sophomore Jalon Daniels, who ended up making his first start of the season, was more than ready to step in.

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Lance Leipold wanted KU football to go for 2 — and the win — even before OT began

Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold didn’t wait until Saturday night’s game in Austin, Texas, was on the line to figure out how the Jayhawks would handle overtime.