September 2, 2017
Kansas defensive tackle Daniel Wise (96) and Kansas defensive tackle Isi Holani celebrate a defensive stop during the first quarter on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at Memorial Stadium.
Former Kansas football defensive lineman Isi Holani died Saturday at the age of 24, the program announced Sunday. A native of Kaumana, Hawaii, the 6-foot-3 defensive tackle played for the Jayhawks from 2016-18.
Kansas defensive lineman Isi Holani early Sunday morning was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, according the Douglas County Sherrif’s online booking report.
Although diehard optimist David Beaty opened his Tuesday press conference with some good news on the injury front for his football team, the Kansas coach also revealed the Jayhawks suffered a blow to their defensive line. By Benton Smith
Coming off a troubling home loss to Central Michigan, Kansas defensive coordinator Clint Bowen knows the numbers as well as anyone. Two games into the season, the Jayhawks have made just one sack and been credited with five quarterback hurries. By Benton Smith
Coordinator Clint Bowen doesn’t have anything against the Kansas football team using a traditional defensive front, with two edge rushers bookending a pair of big tackles. But upon seeing what the Jayhawks could accomplish with a super-sized D-line, Bowen sees incentive to go big up front this season. By Benton Smith