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Quick Gamer: KU football opens season with dramatic, come-from-behind win over South Dakota

The Lance Leipold era of Kansas football opened with a victory — in dramatic fashion — on Friday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

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Jason Bean named KU football's starting QB for opener vs. South Dakota

Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold and his staff didn’t need to spend the final hours leading up to the Jayhawks’ season opener further contemplating who would be the No. 1 quarterback. KU announced Friday afternoon, roughly six hours before kickoff, that junior Jason Bean would start in his debut with the program.

3 keys for KU football vs. South Dakota

The 2021 season opener, under new head coach Lance Leipold and his longtime offensive coordinator, Andy Kotelnicki, marks the Jayhawks’ first chance to bury the memories of three-and-outs past.

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Matt Tait: KU football opener not always pretty, but the journey is now under way

Midseason form was never the expectation, so it makes sense that it didn’t come. The Kansas football team had its moments during Friday’s season-opening 17-14 come-from-behind win over South Dakota, but it was also very clear that this was not only the first game of the season but also the first game of a new era. By Matt Tait

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Quick Gamer: KU football opens season with dramatic, come-from-behind win over South Dakota

The Lance Leipold era of Kansas football opened with a victory — in dramatic fashion — on Friday night at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

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Notebook: KU loses RB Daniel Hishaw Jr. for the season

The depth within the Kansas football team’s running back room took a substantial hit during the preseason, when an injury forced sophomore Daniel Hishaw Jr. to undergo season-ending surgery.

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Jason Bean named KU football's starting QB for opener vs. South Dakota

Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold and his staff didn’t need to spend the final hours leading up to the Jayhawks’ season opener further contemplating who would be the No. 1 quarterback. KU announced Friday afternoon, roughly six hours before kickoff, that junior Jason Bean would start in his debut with the program.