Stories for October 8, 2021


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Redshirt freshman Caleb Taylor stepping into starting DT role ahead of schedule for KU football

When Kansas football’s starting nose tackle, super-senior Sam Burt, suffered an arm injury in the first quarter of the Jayhawks’ season opener, the defensive line needed one of its younger interior players to step in and fill Burt’s important role. It turned out redshirt freshman Caleb Taylor was the man for the job.

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Kansas volleyball excited to welcome top-ranked Texas to town this weekend

The Kansas volleyball team is well aware of what awaits this weekend, with big, bad, No. 1-ranked Texas coming to town. But rather than being nervous or intimidated by the task, the Jayhawks are beaming with excitement. By Matt Tait

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'Everyone's got to own it': KU football looking for numerous improvements after bye week

When his Kansas football team returns to competition on Oct. 16 after an open week on the schedule, head coach Lance Leipold expects to see in-game evidence that the Jayhawks maximized their extra practice time. And Leipold will be looking for upgrades all over the field.