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.
Isaiah Zuber led Kansas State by a wide margin in receptions last season, but that doesn’t mean he was the Wildcats’ best receiver. He only averaged 10 yards per catch. This year, he says things will be different.
University of Kansas freshman David McCormack scored 16 points Wednesday in Global Sports Academy’s latest victory, 114-71 rout of the WBB Giants in Belgium, on its overseas tour. The squad is 5-0 heading into its final game.
Kansas State running back Alex Barnes rushed for a career high 819 yards last season, but that number could have been higher if not for a nagging ankle injury. Now healthy, he seems poised for a bounce-back year.
If the Kansas Jayhawks football program has a breakthrough in 2018, it’ll likely be thanks to the unwavering commitment of team captains Daniel Wise and Joe Dineen, who spurned other options in deciding to return to KU.
Former KU guard Sam Cunliffe has chosen Evansville as his transfer destination. He scored 28 points in 15 games for the Jayhawks his sophomore season after averaging 9.5 points in 10 games at Arizona State during the first semester of 2016-17.
Kansas State quarterback Skylar Thompson became one of the first redshirt freshmen to succeed under Wildcats coach Bill Snyder last season. Fueled by the memory of his mother and grandfather, he seems poised for more in 2018.
The Kansas Jayhawks football program will need to prove — with results on the field — that is both better and different than unsuccessful squads of the past. Here are five bold predictions and game-by-game picks for KU’s 2018 season.
The Kansas State football team announced captains for the upcoming season on Monday. The Wildcats usually lock a handful of them into place at the spring game. This year, they waited until preseason camp started.
Former KU basketball guard Terry Nooner, an assistant women’s coach at Maryland the past three seasons, says he’s looking forward to working with longtime friend and former Raytown teammate Tyronn Lue, the coach of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers.
KU freshman forward David McCormack scored 10 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for a double-double in Global Sports Academy’s opening game of its week-long overseas tour, coach Kerry Keating reported from Belgium.
A triple bogey set former Kansas Jayhawks golfer Gary Woodland back on Saturday at the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club, but he still remains in contention for his first major victory after falling into a three-way tie for third.