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Granted, this was only the third practice of the season but the spirit seemed contagious. During a drill pitting an offensive lineman against a defensive lineman, held right next to the stands, fans enjoyed the fierce battles that more than once ended with intense scuffles between players.
Joined by his assistant coaching staff and selected players, head Kansas football coach David Beaty addressed the media at the Jayhawks' 2015 media day as part of packed day that culminated with Fan Appreciation Day at 5:30 p.m.
“It’s practicing habits,” Mosby said. “Honestly, I’m scared to walk around here. If you see a coach around here, you know you’ve gotta at least jog a little bit. To have good habits, you have to work it when nobody else is working it, and that’s something you hear (Beaty) say a lot: Practice when nobody else is practicing.”
This wasn't one of those come watch us run through 2 hours of special teams practices either. It was a legit look at the way the coaches coach and how hard the players are working.
This is a team clearly thin in spots. The Jayhawks lost a senior class of 20, and more than half the starters and backups from the November roster are no longer around for assorted reasons. During the offseason, Kansas was down to 60 scholarship players. That's five fewer than Penn State had when it was disciplined.
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How will Shaka Smart fare in his first season at Texas? Will Kansas' amazing streak of 11 consecutive conference titles continue? Get answers to these and other offseason questions from the Big 12.
Ohio State and Virginia Tech got fans fired up for their season opener in a friendly back and forth on Twitter.
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Many New England Patriots newcomers compare picking up the team's complex offense to learning another dialect. Undrafted rookie tight end Jimmay Mundine studied the language in college, but he's not fluent just yet.
“I’m fixing to play Year 8. I’ve had all that. I’ve had the hype and all that. Let Chris get it. Let me chill a little bit, you know? Let me chill a little bit and let Chris get all that attention that he deserves.”
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Aaron Rodgers is insanely accurate.