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Kansas kicker Jacob Borcila prepares to attempt an extra point during a game against Texas Tech on Oct. 16, 2021, in Lawrence, Kan.

Season of struggles leads Kansas kicker Jacob Borcila to change approach

Kansas kicker Jacob Borcila is hoping that a physical transformation over the summer will lead to a change in mental approach come this season. By Zac Boyer

August 18, 2022

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Craig Young's speed, size make him ideal for Kansas' hawk linebacker hybrid role

Redshirt junior Craig Young "fits in really well" as the hawk linebacker after his transfer to Kansas from Ohio State, linebackers coach Chris Simpson said.

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Safety Marvin Grant Jr.'s physical approach will strengthen Kansas' defense

If Marvin Grant Jr. can duplicate what he was able to accomplish last season while at Purdue, he'll prove to be a quality addition to Kansas' secondary. By Zac Boyer

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Players' versatility, comfort key as Kansas identifies best O-line combinations

As coach Lance Leipold and his assistants determine their best combination of players on the offensive line, they want those players to be able to be comfortable on either side and at any position. By Zac Boyer

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Kansas football depth chart projection: Who is standing out for the Jayhawks?

What the Kansas football team will look like in coach Lance Leipold's second year is beginning to take shape after two weeks of training camp and with a little more than two weeks to go until the season opener on Sept. 2. By Zac Boyer

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After late-season heroics, Kansas tight end Jared Casey earns scholarship

Kansas redshirt sophomore tight end Jared Casey said he is now on scholarship following a successful season that included the winning two-point conversion reception in overtime against Texas. By Zac Boyer

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Kansas' Lonnie Phelps Jr. eager for introduction to fans — and Big 12 quarterbacks

No player who entered the transfer portal had more sacks than Kansas' Lonnie Phelps Jr., making him, in one aspect, the most proven pass rusher to change schools after last season. By Zac Boyer

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QB Kasen Weisman commits to Kansas, wants to 'build something' with Jayhawks

Kasen Weisman, a quarterback and high school senior from Douglasville, Georgia, said Thursday he has committed to play football at Kansas.

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After trusting coaches, Taiwan Berryhill becomes Kansas' 'most improved' linebacker

Kansas linebackers coach Chris Simpson didn't hesitate when asked for an assessment on the development of junior Taiwan Berryhill. Not only has Berryhill improved greatly over the past year, "it's not even close, in my opinion," Simpson said. By Zac Boyer

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Lawrence 'LJ' Arnold focusing on future, not past, during Kansas' training camp

Kansas wide receiver Lawrence "LJ" Arnold is eager to move beyond the circumstances that led to him deciding to transfer in April, only to rescind that plan a few days later and remain on the team. By Zac Boyer

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Kansas trying to find 'exciting' ways to use depth at running back as an advantage

One of Kansas' strengths entering the season appears to be the depth it has at running back. Determining how it can use those players is one of the coaches' primary challenges during training camp. By Zac Boyer

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Kansas football coaches to players after high-profile additions: 'Everything is earned here'

Even though Kansas added 19 players via transfer since the end of last season, many with starting experience, the coaches have insisted that every spot is up for grabs. By Zac Boyer

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Devin Neal to in-state recruits considering Kansas: 'Don't be afraid to take risks'

Devin Neal grew up in Lawrence as a Kansas fan and chose to play for the Jayhawks — and has been urging other in-state high school players to consider doing so as well. By Zac Boyer

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Kansas begins answering biggest questions in first week of training camp

How will Kansas get so many running backs on the field? What are the biggest remaining position battles? The first week of training camp has provided insight into what can be expected from the Jayhawks this season. By Zac Boyer

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New Kansas linebacker Lorenzo McCaskill participates in first practice after transfer

Lorenzo McCaskill, an inside linebacker who missed the first two days of training camp as he transferred to Kansas from Louisiana, participated in his first practice on Thursday. By Zac Boyer

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