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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 8.26.15

I believe when the robots rise up, ATMs will lead the charge.

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- Kansas Sports -

KU freshmen could make quick contributions |

A lack of depth throughout the roster, limited experience at several positions and the absence of proven veterans in some of the most important spots have opened the door for true freshmen to get onto the field faster than they might at several other programs.

What naming Montell Cozart the starting QB means for Kansas football | Tale of the Tait |

Based on the work he's put in, his veteran status and the fact that he proved to be the best of the bunch — most notably the most consistent — throughout fall camp, Cozart deserves the chance he's getting. Now it's up to him to prove he's a different player than the one we've seen in the past.

Speed gives Cozart another dimension |

“He’s getting better,” Likens said. “It still needs to improve, but he looks a lot more comfortable and we talked about that. He’s gotta wear two hats. I expect him to be a pocket passer, go through his reads, look down field and not look to get out of the pocket, and he does that really well.”

VIDEO - Rob Likens on Montell Cozart's ability in Air Raid |

Kansas offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Rob Likens discusses how junior Montell Cozart won the starting job, citing the QB’s abilities to run the ball or pass it, as well as what he needs to see form Cozart going forward in the Air Raid offense.

Kansas picking up pieces after ruinous Charlie Weis era - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Coming out of the summer, Kansas had just 64 players on scholarship. The FBS limit is 85. The FCS limit is 63, meaning the only time the Jayhawks will be on a level playing field in scholarships will be in the opener against FCS foe South Dakota State.

Five big questions: Kansas Jayhawks - ESPN Big 12 Blog

This week, we’re taking a look at five big questions that remain for each program in the Big 12. We continue with five big questions that remain unanswered for the Kansas Jayhawks.

Volleyball - ESPNU Appearance Highlights Jayhawk Volleyball Television Slate

Record sell-out attendance numbers and three-straight seasons of hosting the NCAA Tournament First and Second Rounds makes a compelling case for tuning in to watch Kansas volleyball. Thanks to continued television coverage, tuning in gets easier all the time.

- College Sports -

Every Big 12 Basketball Game to Air on TV in 2015-16 - Big 12 Blog - Big 12 Conference Blog

For the second consecutive season, nearly every Big 12 conference game will be seen nationally, with all 90 league contests slated for national or regional telecast in 2015-16.

Big 12 ADs favor banning transfers with 'serious misconduct' in past -

The Big 12 athletic directors voted 10-0 on Tuesday to support a conference rule that would ban transfers who have a history of sexual assault or violence in their past.

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WATCH: Georgia Southern kicker spins ball, kicks backflip field goal -

Georgia Southern kicker Younghoe Koo spun the ball on the ground and then kicked a field goal while doing a back flip.

WATCH: Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck beats All-MAC CB one-on-one -

Western Michigan coach P.J. Fleck burned an All-MAC cornerback in a one-on-one competition between coach and player.