Before my name even left Coach Lance Leipold’s mouth, I knew I was about to be the recipient of my team’s newest weekly award. And judging by the number of heads that turned around to look at me, I think most of my teammates did, too.
Devin Neal has been a Jayhawk as long as he can remember. He celebrated KU’s 2008 national title in basketball on Mass Street as an 8-year-old. It’s a dream come true for the freshman from Lawrence to be playing on Memorial Field.
The Kansas Jayhawks will honor 15 seniors on Saturday to close out the 2021 season, when they host the West Virginia Mountaineers to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. on FS1.
This week’s FWAA CHEEZ-IT Bowl National Team of the Week Kansas Jayhawks will travel to Fort Worth, Texas to take on the TCU Horned Frogs at Amon G. Carter Stadium for their final away game of the season on Saturday.
In toppling Texas 57-56 last weekend, Kansas football made history on several levels. Prior to Saturday, the program had never won in Austin. The Jayhawks’ 57 points were the most the team had ever scored in a road tilt. An away-from-home losing streak in conference play dating back to Oct. 4, 2008, ended.
Twenty-nine members of the Kansas football team were recognized on the Academic All-Big 12 Teams, the Big 12 Conference announced on Friday, highlighted by 25 first team honorees and four second team honorees.
Following a thrilling 57-56 overtime victory over the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) named the Kansas Jayhawks the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week.