April 13, 2019
White team nose tackle Sam Burt closes in on Blue Team quarterback Torry Locklin during Late Night Under the Lights on Saturday, April, 13, 2019 at Memorial Stadium.
When Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold and his staff finally got to start evaluating players during practices in August, Leipold figured the Jayhawks would find a way to use Torry Locklin. He just wasn’t sure how.
It won’t be called “Late Night Under the Lights,” and there will be no postgame Rick Ross concert, but there will be fans at the first Kansas football spring game in two years.
While it remains to be seen how many other 2020 seniors do the same, veteran defensive lineman Sam Burt plans to stick around with the Kansas football program for an extra season.
When Kansas football coach Les Miles speaks publicly about his team’s defensive linemen, he describes them as “big, strong, athletic men.” While that may be true, senior defensive lineman Sam Burt also was accurate in his assessment, calling the unit “kind of a young group.” By Benton Smith
When the COVID-19 pandemic nixed spring football and everything else Miles Kendrick had planned for this stretch of the offseason, the University of Kansas quarterback had a decision to make. By Benton Smith
As soon as Kansas football head coach Les Miles handed him the Gatorade towel, junior nose tackle Sam Burt knew something was up. A walk-on the previous two seasons who played mainly on the scout team and special teams, Burt received the unexpected gift from Miles Wednesday night. By Braden Shaw