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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 5.29.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 5.29.13


Kansas Football

KU football RB Darrian Miller's long and winding road as a Jayhawk | Tale of the Tait |
Recapping the journey from the start until yesterday.

Opinion: Miller’s return proves pull of KU |
After being shown the door by new head coach Charlie Weis, Miller, a native of Blue Springs, Mo., took the fall off from football, took classes at a junior college and then participated in spring football at Butler County Community College in El Dorado. He matured to the extent Weis wanted him back. Miller has three seasons of remaining eligibility and decided to spend them in Lawrence. Why? Again, unlike similar talents who never have visited KU, he knows what a special place it is.

Former KU running back Darrian Miller returning to Jayhawks |
“There’s no question he matured as a person and as a student while he was here at Butler,” Morrell told the Journal-World on Tuesday afternoon. “I think he has grown up a lot. I think he really just came to the understanding what a team was and how to work within a team. That’s where I saw him grow the most, just as a teammate.”

Kansas Basketball

Top 10: Impactful sophomores - Men's College Basketball Nation Blog - ESPN
A few Big 12 guys on the list. Perry Ellis among them.

Misc. - 10 For Tuesday: My B12 predicted finish in 2013
KU takes three non-conference games against South Dakota, at Rice and home against Louisiana Tech before losing six Big 12 games in a row but finishing with wins against West Virginia, at Iowa State and home against K-State.

The Texas Longhorns need Javan Felix to develop this summer - college basketball - ESPN
Felix said he was surprised Lewis and McClellan both transferred, but none of the freshmen left.

Miami Heat vs. Indiana Pacers - Recap - May 28, 2013 - ESPN
I feel like I'm actually enjoying the NBA quite a bit.