My, how the mighty have fallen in the Heartland.
It was just six years ago that the Jayhawks went 12-1 and beat Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl, capping a dream season under Mark Mangino. But the program started to slide over the next two years, Mangino was fired amid accusations of treating his players poorly and Turner Gill won just five games in two years before he was summarily let go.
Weis has found the going no easier in his first two seasons. He won just one game last year, and the loss to the Red Raiders was the 22nd straight conference defeat for the Jayhawks.
''One thing we're going to do, we're going to have to critically evaluate everything that happened,'' Weis promised. ''From coaching and play calling on one end, to performance on the other end. Then we're going to have to go down to a nucleus of players that we believe will all give us the best chance at competing.''
The Jayhawks (2-2) had better do that in a hurry.
Their schedule doesn't get any easier with a ...