Playoff Football today in the NFL. Unfortunately, with no Kansas alumni in action tomorrow, there is no team we can all rally behind and cheer on tomorrow.
Instead, pick your favorite (or a random) team to root for today, and get ready to gear up for basketball tomorrow.
“We’ve emphasized it (defense) all along. We’ve probably put more an emphasis on it the last several days,” Self said. “The emphasis has been defense for sure. “There are a lot of things that are correctable that we can do. I don’t think it’s as much from a positioning standpoint as it is a reckless-abandon standpoint.”
“I’ve never told him whether it’s green or not, because I do want him to shoot it,” Self said. “Because he can shoot. But I don’t want him to think that’s how he needs to earn his money, so to speak.”
“Joel could go anywhere this year from (No. 1 to No. 5) probably, I would say,” Self said Thursday night when the subject came up on his weekly radio show. “It would be hard for a staff member or myself to say, ‘Hey it’s best for you to come back.’ It’s really probably best for us if he comes back.”
“I think that you have to get more DBs on the field because (if you don’t) you could get mismatched personnel-wise,” Weis said. “Schematically, you could be in good shape, but personnel-wise you could get exploited some.”
It’s at tackle that KU appears frighteningly thin and could use a boost from a graduating transfer with one remaining year of eligibility. (Rice has no such players who fit the profile.) Sometimes, the most frank assessments of position outlooks are offered by players who have used up their eligibility, such as Gavin Howard, who spent five years in the program and made at least one start at all five O-line positions.