Kansas State beat writer Kellis Robinett is back as a voter in The Associated Press Top 25 college football poll this season. Here is a sneak peek at his preseason ballot before the entire poll is released on Monday.
Josh Rivas, a former Hutchinson football standout and current Kansas State offensive lineman, has shed more than 50 pounds since he got to Manhattan. Now he is fighting for a starting spot for the Wildcats.
Tre Mann, a 6-foot-4 senior point guard from Village Charter High School in The Villages, Fla., will make an official recruiting visit to Kansas on September 21-23, he told Rivals.com on Monday. He is ranked No. 30 in the class of 2019.
Kansas Jayhawks athletic director Jeff Long made his first KU coaching hire on Monday, announcing that Jennifer McFalls will lead the softball program. McFalls served as an assistant coach with the Texas Longhorns the last eight seasons.
This week’s Kansas Jayhawks’ Q&A features questions about the basketball team’s nonconference schedule, the football team’s quarterbacks and the KU athletic department’s negotiations with Adidas during the FBI’s college hoops investigation.
Louisville running back Harry Trotter has decided to transfer to Kansas State and finish his college football career with the Wildcats. Trotter grew up in Atchison and player one season at Fort Scott Community College.
Steve Rold said his wife, Jessica, drew a sticky-note bow for their daughter, Clementine, after their son’s daycare said Clementine should dress “more like a girl.” The response included a KU Jayhawks outfit.
Kansas City, Kan., native Eric Stonestreet returned to K-State, where he is making an “official” recruiting visit to the Wildcats as part of a series of videos for the athletic department. At one point, Stonestreet is shown in full uniform.
KU’s basketball players reported Sunday to Lawrence in time for the start of the 2018-19 academic year, coach Bill Self confirmed Sunday night. Self, who is starting his 16th season with the Jayhawks, held his first meeting with the 15 players.