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Kansas Student-Athletes Thriving in the Classroom

Kansas Athletics’ student-athletes thrived in the classroom during the 2020 fall semester, boasting a fall-semester record 3.31 department grade-point average. Additionally, 15 of the teams recorded a GPA of 3.00 or higher, nearly matching the Jayhawks’ 3.00 GPA achieved by every team during the 2020 spring semester. 

2020 Football Signing Day
🏈 Logan Klusman Named Phil Steele Honorable Mention All-American

Long snapper Logan Klusman, who just completed his senior year, has been named an honorable mention All-American by Phil Steele.

🏈 Karon Prunty Named to 247Sports True Freshman All-America Team

Kansas true freshman cornerback Karon Prunty was named to the 247Sports True Freshman All-American Team, the outlet announced Wednesday, following Prunty’s breakout 2020 campaign.

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🏈 Kansas Names Lee Grimes as Offensive Line Coach

Kansas football coach Les Miles announced Tuesday that Lee Grimes has been hired as offensive line coach. Grimes, a decorated former player and staff member at Texas A&M, spent the 2020 season at UNC Charlotte, and brings more than eight years of collegiate coaching experience to Lawrence.

🏈 Kansas Football Extends Contracts for Drake and Jackson through 2021 Season

Kansas football head coach Les Miles announced contract extensions for two major pieces of the Jayhawk defense on Monday, in defensive run game coordinator and defensive line coach Kwahn Drake and defensive backs coach Chevis Jackson. Both Drake and Jackson’s contracts have been extended through the 2021 season.

The Jayhawker Podcast
🏈 10 Takeaways from the #Run21 Class

Wednesday marked the new era of Kansas football, as the Jayhawks introduced the 2021 signing class of the early signing period, welcoming 20 new members of the KU family.

🏈 27 Jayhawks Recognized on Academic All-Big 12 Teams

27 members of the Kansas football team were recognized on the Academic All-Big 12 Teams, the Big 12 Conference announced on Friday, highlighted by 17 first team honorees and 10 second team honorees.

🏈 Jayhawks Have 4 Honored by Big 12 Conference

The Kansas Jayhawks landed four players on the honorable mention All-Big 12 squad, it was announced Thursday morning by the league.

🏈 #RUN21 Signing Day Spotlight: Tight Ends and Offensive Line

When he was asked about specific needs of the 2021 signing class, Kansas coach Les Miles spoke about the offensive line and continuing to infuse the group with talent. 

🏈 #RUN21 Signing Day Spotlight: Linebackers

The Kansas linebackers group, led by defensive coordinator and inside linebackers coach D.J. Eliot and outside linebackers coach Chidera Uzo-Diribe bring in another talented group of freshman with the #Run21 class, after signing three Jayhawks at the positions a season ago.