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Injured Kansas defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. (2) walks to the sidelines after a team huddle during the fourth quarter on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 at Memorial Stadium.

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Challenging junior season hasn't discouraged KU's Dorance Armstrong Jr.

Dorance Armstrong’s junior season with the Kansas football program hasn’t played out the way the massive defensive end envisioned. As his coaches adjusted schemes to make up for the unit’s shortcomings, they revised Armstrong’s responsibilities. Consequently, the sacks and tackles for loss that defined his breakout sophomore year often have been replaced by near misses and frustration. The 6-foot-4, 246-pound Houston native, though, hopes all of this will ultimately benefit him as a player. By Benton Smith

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Notebook: Armstrong to return vs. Baylor; Lee handles brief demotion

Junior captain and standout defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr., who suffered an ankle injury during the second quarter of KU’s loss to rival Kansas State and didn’t return, was cleared to practice Tuesday and could be back to full strength in time for kickoff against winless Baylor. By Benton Smith

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