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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 8.11.11

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PLAY OF THE DAY - AUGUST 10 from Kansas Jayhawks on Vimeo.

Anyone catch the WVU twitter ban?  Turner Gill is a trend setter.

Kansas Football

Predicting College Football's Breakout Players: Big 12 |
Athlon looking for Toben and Patmon to be the breakout players for Kansas. They must have seen the CU game.

‘Lockdown’ Brown says KU looks all sped up |
Sure would be nice to give him that nickname. He has the athletic ability, folks have said that about him since he was a freshman.

Kansas WR Chris Omigie hopes this is his breakout season |
Another talented player looking to turn a corner. This is going to be a big theme this year with so much youth. Who's your bet for a breakout season?

College Athletics

Is Texas A&M going to leave the Big 12 for the SEC? |
One day this is hot, another day it's not. A lot of smoke though and it sure seems like this is the type of domino that leads to the powerconference structure. Kansas has to make a play at either the Pac12 or Big East if this happens. I'd love the Pac12 opportunity but it would depend what other options they have.

Presidential summit could spark major NCAA change - ESPN
The NCAA has a long and dubious history of soaring oration followed by maddening stagnation. But the talk from the NCAA presidential summit gave reason for optimism.