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KANSAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Video: Frank Mason III shows crazy hops with epic dunk

There’s no doubt that the Kansas Jayhawks men’s basketball program has become known for attracting some of the best recruits in the nation, and point guard Frank Mason III is no exception. For someone just 5-foot-11, 180 pounds, Mason has showcased tremendous athleticism and took a huge step forward his sophomore season last year when he averaged 12.6 points and 3.9 assists per...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Now that QB settled at Kansas, race is on to catch passes

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas has settled on a starting quarterback, giving the job back to Montell Cozart. Just who Cozart will throw to this season remains a mystery. Jayhawks coach David Beaty announced this week the junior had regained the starting job he lost last season, emerging on top after an open competition in camp. But the wide receiver slots are still undecided with just...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five big questions: Kansas Jayhawks

It’s only been a few weeks but the landscape has changed as Big 12 teams have hit the field for preseason campus this August. True freshmen are emerging, the picture is coming into focus for position battles across the conference and plenty of questions are being answered. The Kansas Jayhawks have plenty of questions to answer. Montrell Cozart will start at quarterback, but who...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Starting quarterback Cozart credits brother for improvement

Up a few pounds and 2 percent body fat from the end of the 2014 season, Kansas University junior Montell Cozart on Monday was named the Jayhawks’ starting quarterback for 2015 by first-year coach David Beaty.The announcement paved the way for Cozart, a 6-foot-2, 197-pound Bishop Miege graduate, to enter his second consecutive season as the Jayhawks’ starter, thus likely ending...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bell Self updates reporters on Cheick Diallo’s status

Kansas Jayhawks head men’s basketball coach Bill Self met with reporters and updated them on the status of five-star freshman forward Cheick Diallo, who is enrolled at the university and taking classes but is still waiting to be cleared by the NCAA Eligibility Center. As Self told Jesse Newell of the Topeka Captal-Journal, nothing has changed and he anticipates the situation being...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ferry talks to Terry Pluto about the Cavs drafting and signing Sasha Kaun

The deal isn’t official yet, but the Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly agreed last week to a two-year deal that will bring 30-year-old Russian center Sasha Kaun to the NBA after six seasons playing for CSKA Moscow. The Plain Dealer‘s Terry Pluto spoke to the man who drafted Kaun in 2008, Danny Ferry. Ferry was the Cavs GM from 2005 to 2010, winning NBA Executive of the Year honors...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jayhawks pick Cozart to start at QB

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Montell Cozart will be under center for new Kansas coach David Beaty when the Jayhawks begin their season Sept. 5 against South Dakota State. Beaty announced Monday that the junior had won the competition for starting quarterback. "He is a very bright, hard-working, smart dude," said Beaty, who was hired to replace Charlie Weis last fall. "He's what you want. I...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cozart wins competition to start at quarterback for Kansas

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Montell Cozart will be under center for new Kansas coach David Beaty when the Jayhawks begin their season Sept. 5 against South Dakota State. Beaty announced Monday that the junior had won the competition for starting quarterback. "He is a very bright, hard-working, smart dude," said Beaty, who was hired to replace Charlie Weis last fall. "He's what you want...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Bill Self is a sneakerhead, rocks new Yeezys

Believe it or not, Kansas Jayhawks head coach Bill Self is a sneakerhead. That is definitely something that can help out in recruiting these days. This weekend, Self was caught rocking the Yeezy Boost 350s — which retail for $200. Of course, the Jayhawks are sponsored by adidas, so the head basketball coach likely got a pretty nice plug to make sure his sneaker game is on point...
Via Campus Sports Net
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas’s practice from a QB’s point of view

The Kansas Jayhawks’ football team hasn’t been back to a bowl game since 2008 and since then, the team has struggled to get back to the prominence of being a contender in the Big 12. They are surely working their way back into football relevancy and the first way they are doing so is giving fans a look into their practice from a quarterback’s point of view. College Football...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas QB Keaton Perry gives unique look at practice

Only the select few will have an opportunity to go through a football practice at the FCS level. However, thanks to Kansas Jayhawks quarterback Keaton Perry, we can at least have a glimpse of what that practice would be like. In a video shared by Kansas Athletics, we get to see Perry going through his daily drills with a GoPro camera strapped to his head. It is a very unique perspective...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Predictions for Kansas’ Big 12 Conference Schedule

The Kansas Jayhawks’ 2016 conference schedule was announced on Thursday, giving fans a first look at the path the Jayhawks have to a potential 12th straight Big 12 crown. My initial reaction is that this... The post Early Predictions for Kansas’ Big 12 Conference Schedule appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Players to Watch in Kansas Football Camp

As Kansas football camp begins, nearly every position is still up for grabs on the young Jayhawks squad led by head coach David Beaty. For the beginning of the 2015 football season, the Kansas Jayhawks... The post Players to Watch in Kansas Football Camp appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kansas Freshman Forward Carlton Bragg Plays John Legend For Basketball Campers

Kansas head coach Bill Self knew he was getting a very talented basketball player when the No. 24 rated player overall in the 2015 class Carlton Bragg announced he was going to be a Jayhawk. But I wonder if self realized he was also gaining a talented musician.  Earlier this week, during one of Kansas’ annual summer basketball camps, 6-foot-8, 205-pound former five-star sat down...
Via College Spun
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

World University Games Triumph Gives Kansas Leg Up For Next Season

The United States won its first gold medal at the World University Games since 2005 on Monday in an effort spearheaded by the Kansas Jayhawks (minus Devonte Graham, who was injured, and Svi Mykhailiuk, Cheick Diallo, and Dwight Coleby, who are not American citizens) plus Nic Moore of SMU and Julian DeBose of Florida Gulf Coast. The United States went through the tournament undefeated...
Via The Student Section
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Photos: Jayhawk Players Celebrate Winning World University Games On Social Media

Everything is golden for the Kansas Jayhawks today. KU basketball represented the U.S. in this summer’s World University Games, and outlasted Germany for a double-overtime win in today’s gold medal game. The Jayhawks are pumped about the big win, and have been posting a ton of celebratory photos on social media since the end of the game. Frank Mason III and company ready...
Via College Spun
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks Wear “USA” Jerseys For World University Games

The Kansas Jayhawks are playing in a tournament called the World University Games, and their new jerseys are representing their country.
Via Gamedayr
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Tops Turkey in World Games Opener

Wayne Selden is bigger, stronger, and more aggressive than he was in his sophomore season for the Kansas Jayhawks. In the offseason, he made it known that he was prepared to put major work before... The post Kansas Tops Turkey in World Games Opener appeared first on Rock Chalk Blog.
Via Rock Chalk Blog
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Photo: Jayhawks’ Uniforms For The World University Games Look Very Sharp

Kansas basketball will represent the U.S. in this summer’s World University Games, so the Jayhawks uniforms have appropriately received some necessary Americanization. Check out the sweet threads that Kansas will be wearing in South Korea during the tournament. Here is a first look at KU’s uniforms for the World University Games. pic.twitter.com/JDNP4AdX49 — Rustin Dodd (...
Via College Spun
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Guard Devonte Graham Will Miss World University Games With Leg Injury

We will have coverage of the World University Games, which start next month, here at TSS, and the first bit of news is not good for Team USA (or the Kansas Jayhawks) as sophomore to be Devonte Graham injured his quad in a camp game yesterday. Graham will not need surgery, but he will have to have his knee immobilized for three weeks, which will take him out of the entire World University...
Via The Student Section
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Video: Kansas’ Perry Ellis Was Part Of An Awesome Pool Dunk

If there’s one thing better than college basketball, it’s pool basketball.  Perry Ellis is very, very good at pool basketball.  Kansas’ star forward collaborated with a couple of friends to throw down an awesome pool dunk. Check it out:    Been a while since I been swimming had to make a little dunking video with @rogotthatmilk and @yaboy_brizzy lol !!! Took a lot...
Via College Spun
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Jayhawks 2015 Preview and Prediction

David Beatty was hired at Kansas because the Jayhawks know they need to recruit better. From the look of the worst roster in the Big 12, Beatty has...
Via Athlon Sports
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas Basketball: Cliff Alexander Doesn’t Seemed Thrilled About His Experience At Kansas

Few freshmen basketball players had as rocky a season as Kansas forward Cliff Alexander. The 6-foot-9 Alexander came to Lawrence as the top power forward in his class, but entered the NBA Draft after playing just 17.6 minutes per game in 28 games for the Jayhawks. Alexander missed the final eight games of KU’s season due to eligibility concerns. When asked about his tumultuous...
Via College Spun
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss
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