Kansas falls late to NIU

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By Pat Strathman

Despite Another Loss, Kansas Defense Making Strides

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By Andrew Curtis Coming off a devastating loss at home in week 2 to Rice, nobody knew what to expect from Kansas going into a matchup with 16th ranked TCU, and certainly didn’t anticipate a close game going into the 4th quarter. The Jayhawk defense came out fast and furious, swarming to the football, getting stops when they needed to and displaying a bend-but-don’t-break mentality. KU forced a turnover on the first two possessions, one on TCU’s bad snap to quarterback Casey Pachall, which rolled practically halfway across the field and was recovered by Josh Williams, and the other on a forced fumble by Bradley McDougald, who had 12 tackles, a sack and two forced…

The World According to Sports: Episode 3

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In episode three of “The World According to Sports,” Pat Strathman discusses what is wrong with the Kansas football team, declares the most important position in football and dives into an NFL organization’s recent Twitter debacle. Kansas football NCAA football NFL

Bear Cave: Uphill Battle Ahead for Weis and Company

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By Andrew Curtis It’s time to take a step back and assess the damage. Just two weeks ago, the Kansas football team was in good spirits and more confident than it had been heading into the season in the past 3 years. Kansas opened the season with a win that wasn’t anything to write home about despite wins coming few and far between recently. Now, after blowing an 11-point 2nd half lead in a crippling loss to an underwhelming Rice Owls squad, things are looking pretty bleak at the Anderson Family Football Complex. The fact of the matter is, Charlie Weis might have bit off more than he can chew, at least for the time…

KU vs. TCU preview

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KJHK Sports team looks ahead at the KU-TCU football game this weekend

” The Sports Huddle” 9/10 Show Archive

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  Tonight on The Sports Huddle… A familiar feeling for KU Football after choking on Rice…One position we thought coming into season wouldn’t be a concern is a BIG concern after two games. Plus, Missouri, Colorado, Nebraska, and Texas A&M all former Big 12 teams all losers over the weekend… And Josh Scotten of TheShiver.com joins us In-Studio for our weekly Football Roundtable. Listen to The Sports Huddle with Alex Gold, Kerry Gaines, and Farzin Vousoughian coming up at 6:00 on 90.7FM and KJHK.ORG. We’ll tell you how you can win a pair of tickets and parking to this weekend’s KU Football game vs TCU.

Bear Cave: Kansas Football Good and Bad in Opener

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By Andrew Curtis As a coach, getting your team to perform the way you want them to in the first game of the season isn’t always realistic, especially when it’s the first game of your tenure. This was exactly the case Saturday night at Memorial Stadium, where Kansas prevailed 31-17 over South Dakota State. It was neither pretty nor ugly. We saw the Jayhawk offense put up 263 yards on the ground due mainly to the backfield combination of Tony Pierson and Taylor Cox. We also witnessed the defense providing a horrific flashback to the Turner Gill era, giving up a 99-yard touchdown run to the FCS Jackrabbits in the first quarter. KU also forced…

Bear Cave: A New Era Begins

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By Andrew Curtis It’s finally that time of year. Three things are inevitable: School is back in session, the leaves are beginning to change colors and the Kansas football program is set to begin its 123rd season. It’s safe to say that the Jayhawks enter the 2012 season with the most optimism since 2009, when Mark Mangino was still at the helm. The Turner Gill era was, well, if you want to call it an era, nothing short of abysmal. In my first three years at KU, the football team managed to get embarrassingly worse. A program that had won an Orange Bowl just a couple years before managed to just 10 wins in 3…

All The Bacon And Eggs: KU Football Preview

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By Joe Fuentes First off, let me introduce myself, I am Joe Fuentes, from the CITY of Chicago, let me be clear, not the ‘Burbs. I am starting my 5th year as a senior at KU, majoring in Communications. I am a co-host on the Friday Night Sports Express on KJHK Friday nights at 6pm. I started college at Holy Cross College, across the street to Notre Dame. After two years I transferred to KU; however I am still a big supporter of the Fighting Irish. As a Northsider from Chicago, I cheer for all major sport teams: Cubs, at times the Sox, Da Bears, and Bulls. Also, I am a huge soccer fan, especially for Manchester…

Gridiron Gesticulations: 2012 Expectations

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by John Griffin Like a tidal wave of sweaty, manly, American goodness, college football season descends upon us, determined to sweep us away in a torrent of fandom, hype, and greasy stadium nachos. Before the season officially kicks off this Thursday , here are a few things to expect this year: 1. The Jayhawks will be improved.  Don’t expect any miraculous turnarounds, but Charlie Weis should be a great hire for KU. The talent and knowledge of the system will take time to solidify, but the Jayhawks’ scoring attack should be reinvigorated under Weis, who has a track record of success with almost every offense he’s run. 2. Steve Spurrier will throw things. Spurrier throwing his…