August 19, 2020
Kansas linebackers Taiwan Berryhill and Kyron Johnson square off during a preseason practice drill in August of 2020.
In each of his 14 previous years as a head coach, Lance Leipold headed into his team’s preseason camp with a wealth of knowledge about the program’s personnel and a strong handle on what he and his staff could expect from most of the players once practices began. Leipold’s first summer in charge of the Kansas football program brings with it an entirely different set of circumstances.
Though much of the conversation revolved around the Kansas football offense when head coach Les Miles and a handful of players had their first media session of the preseason earlier this week, some defensive assistants provided a slight peek at the progress on that side of the ball Friday.