Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 8.14.12

Apr 28, 2012; Lawrence, KS, USA; A general view of Memorial Stadium before the Kansas Jayhawks Spring Game. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-US PRESSWIRE

Kansas Football

Teammates, coaches praise Pick as 'natural' wideout | KUsports.com
"Sometimes you forget that (he played quarterback)," said senior QB Dayne Crist. "Because he looks like a very natural receiver out there."

Weis' success measured in wins, wary foes | KUsports.com
Las Vegas has put the over-under on victories for the first Charlie Weis football team at Kansas University at 3.5, which would make a 4-8 season a success for anyone taking the over on that proposition.

Baty, Cummings vie for backup QB job | KUsports.com
Weis said Monday that if he had to play a game today, Cummings would be KU’s No. 2 quarterback. Seconds later, he emphasized that Baty and Cummings were in an ongoing competition and it seems likely that a winner will not be named for a couple more weeks.

Notebook: Weis looks to build flexibility in offensive line | KUsports.com
With Spencer out, junior Gavin Howard has moved over from right guard to right tackle and former defensive lineman Randall Dent has moved into Howard’s spot at right guard with the first team. Although the competition at right tackle has not been decided, Weis said getting multiple guys reps at different spots can only help.

Weis talks running backs, putting heat on the QB - KansasCity.com
“It’s a shame that James isn’t able to play for the first three games,” Weis said. “Because he’s had a wonderful camp.”

Kansas Basketball

Bracketology - NCAA College Basketball Brackets and Predictions - ESPN
New bracketology drops us to a no. 2 in favor of UCLA.

Next Olympic coach: Why not Bill Self? - KansasCity.com
Really hoping this happens.

College Sports

Frank Haith gets fired up in Amsterdam, forfeits exhibition game | CollegeBasketballTalk
Odd decision.

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