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Four KU walkons learn they are on scholarship. A phone call to Dad comes next

Kansas football walkons Beau Lawrence, Mazin Aql, Cole Moos and Reese Randall thought they had been selected to sing karaoke on Crown Vision during the fifth inning of Friday night’s Royals game. Instead, the cameras were in front of them for a different reason. The four were left speechless as they read on the videoboard that they had earned scholarships with the team.

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KU football might not name starting quarterback before Sept. 2 opener

Kansas offensive coordinator Doug Meacham said that it’s possible KU won’t name a starter between juco transfer Peyton Bender and incumbent Carter Stanley before the team’s season opener on Sept. 2 against Southeast Missouri. Even if KU’s coaches won’t say it publicly, Peyton Bender has to be considered the favorite over incumbent Carter Stanley. The juco transfer who previously played for coach Mike Leach at Washington State has often been lauded for his quick release and strong arm.

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K-State Fan Appreciation Day

Kansas State football captains, coach Bill Snyder address fans before the 2017 season. (Aug. 12, 2017)
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K-State Fan Appreciation Day 9:02

K-State Fan Appreciation Day

Watch highlights from KU's third victory in Italy 3:45

Watch highlights from KU's third victory in Italy

KU's Jerrance Howard on the best part of Rome: 'I just had an amazing spaghetti dish' 1:52

KU's Jerrance Howard on the best part of Rome: 'I just had an amazing spaghetti dish'

K-State Football Media Day 1:27

K-State Football Media Day

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