November 13, 2021
Kansas quarterback Jalon Daniels (6) looks to pass against Texas during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Jalon Daniels’ improbable sophomore season, when he went from a redshirting third-stringer to the starting quarterback in the final weeks, had just come to an end this past Saturday night when Daniels already had 2022 on his mind.
A Kansas football team that looked dead in the water not long ago found a source of revitalization for the season’s final weeks when the Jayhawks unexpectedly landed on a new starting quarterback, sophomore Jalon Daniels.
If the Kansas football team hadn’t nearly upset Texas on the road in 2019, Jalon Daniels might not have ever joined the Jayhawks.
An emergency No. 3 quarterback who was planning to redshirt just a couple weeks ago, sophomore Jalon Daniels could remain the Kansas football team’s starting QB after helping the Jayhawks pull off an upset win at Texas this past weekend.
When Jason Bean wasn’t able to play, the Jayhawks figured sophomore Jalon Daniels, who ended up making his first start of the season, was more than ready to step in.