Jayhawk Insider: Bird's Eye View

Bird’s Eye View captures some of the best moments for Kansas Athletics. From the playing field, practice gym or behind the scenes, don’t miss this exclusive perspective into the Kansas Jayhawks. brilliant start

BRILLIANT START – The early morning sun beamed onto the KU women’s cross country team during the start of the 5K race during the Bob Timmons Classic at Rim Rock Farm north of Lawrence on Saturday, September 1.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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CROSS TRAFFIC – The men’s pack, led by KU runners, passed the statue of legendary Jayhawk runner John Lawson at Rim Rock Farm during the early stages of the Bob Timmons Classic 6K race north of Lawrence on Saturday, September 1.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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GRAND ENTRANCE – Starters for the KU and Utah women’s soccer teams were illuminated by the setting sun beaming through a passageway at Rock Chalk Park during the processional to the field on Friday, August 31. The then-No. 19 Jayhawks won the match 2-1 in two overtimes and stand 5-0-1 early in the season after last weekend’s home victories over Utah and then-No. 25 Butler.

Photo by Mike Gunnoe

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PICTURE PERFECT – KU sophomore defensive specialist Jacqui Mostrom and senior hitter/setter Gabby Simpson were framed by a ring light used for social media during a team photo session inside the Horejsi Family Athletics Center on Tuesday, August 7.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen


HAIR-RAISING – The hair of junior middle blocker Zoe Hill and junior libero Allie Nelson flew upward as the duo leaped to high-five each other during a substitution in the match against Arkansas on Sunday, August 26, in the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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RAISING THE FUTURE – The construction area for the new indoor football practice facility on the west side of the David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium was adorned with a giant K Flag on Saturday, September 1, as KU took on Nicholls in the season-opener.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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BIG WHEEL TURNING – KU football coach David Beaty wheeled a circular tackling pad into the path of an offensive lineman as part of a drill on the Jayhawks’ practice fields on Tuesday, August 14.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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HALFTIME ADJUSTMENTS – Clint Bowen, the assistant head coach/defensive coordinator/cornerbacks coach, went over adjustments for the defense at halftime in the locker room inside the Anderson Family Football Complex as the Jayhawks played Nicholls in the season-opening game on Saturday, September 1.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen


ROARING – Receiver Kerr Johnson Jr., roared with joy on the KU bench after the senior caught a pass and weaved his way into the end zone for the touchdown that put the Jayhawks ahead 20-17 in the fourth quarter of the season-opening game against Nicholls inside the David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium on Saturday, September 1.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen