LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Things hadn't gone right for Jimmay Mundine all game, and he felt responsible.
Rice had just defeated Kansas to extend the Jayhawks' road losing streak to 20 games. If Mundine had held onto two crucial passes, including one that appeared to be a certain touchdown in the fourth quarter, the streak might have come to a merciful end.
So if anyone had the right to be frustrated with Mundine, it was the man who threw those passes, Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps. Instead, Heaps told his tight end to be ready.
"He definitely talked to me and let me know that he's going to come back to me," Mundine recalled. "He still believed that I can make plays and I can help the offense. It showed with him throwing me the ball and giving me the opportunity to make something happen for the team."
The following week against Louisiana Tech, Heaps found Mundine for a tying touchdown in the fourth quarter of what turned into a victory for Kansas -- the first of several sparks the tigh...