Kansas football takes down Texas, brings intrigue to final month of Lance Leipold's first season; What now?
The Kansas football team went into Austin, Texas, last weekend as a 31-point underdog and came out with its first ever victory at Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium.
After building a 35-14 lead by the end of the first half, the Jayhawks held on to beat Texas, 57-56, in overtime, when QB Jalon Daniels hit reserve walk-on Jared Casey with a 2-point conversion pass to win the game in the first overtime.
The play set off a wild celebration for the visitors and handed the home team its fifth consecutive loss. The Longhorns have not lost 5 in a row at home since 1956. Speaking of 56, KU's win snapped a 56-game conference road losing streak that went back to 2008.
Tons of storylines and highlights emerged from both the game and the aftermath. And, all of a sudden, KU football fans are wondering if Lance Leipold's first team can finish the 2021 season with some momentum.
KU is now 2-8 overall and 1-6 in Big 12 play. The Jayhawks will finish the season at TCU on Saturday at 3 p.m. and at home on Nov. 27 against West Virginia for a 6 p.m. kickoff.
We look at all of that, what it means & what's next in this episode of The KU Sports Hour...