Dayne Crist not the answer at QB

bear cave

By Andrew Curtis We’re only one-third of the way into the 2012 football season, and Kansas finds itself in the same position as it has for the past few years: hopeless, with a long season ahead. This KU team appears to have improved in most facets (mostly on the defensive side), but it hasn’t shown in the win column. The Jayhawks might be more competitive against superior teams this season, but moral victories aren’t good enough in college football. A main reason for the Jayhawks getting off to a 1-3 start is the subpar play of senior transfer Dayne Crist at quarterback. Crist has only completed 48 percent of his passes, with just 763 yards…

Despite Another Loss, Kansas Defense Making Strides

bear cave

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…

Bear Cave: Uphill Battle Ahead for Weis and Company

bear cave

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. Rice Football Coverage Saturday

football

Kansas football meets the Rice Owls Sat. in Memorial Stadium. The (1-0) Jayhawks look to build momentum after a 31-17 win over South Dakota State. The Jayhawks’ Tony Pierson and Taylor Cox should continue their solid rushing performances against a Rice defense that gave up 646 yards to UCLA last week. Tune in to KJHK for complete coverage of Saturday’s matchup Starting at 1:00 p.m. with the pre-game show featuring Trevor Graff and Kerry Gaines. After kick-off at 2:30 p.m. KJHK will have live coverage from Pete Knutson, Brennan Keller and Dylan Gehlbach.