Kansas football will welcome the Southern Illinois Salukis to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium for its season-opener on Aug. 29, Kansas Athletics announced on Wednesday. The game will be the fourth in the series history between the two teams, with the Jayhawks holding a 3-0 advantage.
University of Kansas track & field great Jim Ryun received the nation’s highest civilian honor on Friday, as he was awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom from United States President Donald Trump.
Junior running back Pooka Williams Jr., was named to the Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Friday, an award given annually to the most outstanding player in college football.
Kansas seniors Api Mane and Chris Hughes were named to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List, the organization announced on Thursday, as a record 114 players across the country were recognized on this year’s watch list.