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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 9.21.15

Where, oh where is my hairbrush?

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- Kansas Sports -

Off & running: Kansas running back Kinner making most of shot |

Before Kansas University landed arguably the best player on the 2015 football roster, former KU defensive back Patrick Resby believed so much in the ability of current KU running back Ke’aun Kinner that he was not about to leave it to chance that Kinner would be discovered.

Jayhawks ramping up speed, putting pressure on defenses | FOX Sports

From the moment David Beaty arrived at Kansas, the first-year coach promised that he would implement a high-tempo offense that would be designed to put pressure on the defense. Exactly which defense he was referring to is up for discussion.

Zenger answers questions on renovations - Jayhawk Slant

Over the last month we've heard tidbits about Kansas Athletics Diretcor Dr. Sheahon Zenger meeting with donors all over the country in private settings. Instead of relying on whispers and rumors we reached out Zenger if he could share some of key points meeting with the donors.

Eight things to know about 2018 ranks - Jayhawk Slant

It is going to be a while before the class of 2018 starts to shape it's true identity. Though we start off the rankings process for the class with an initial top 25 today, the pool of players to rank from will continue to grow and the list will see lots of change as it evolves between now and the time it's final ranking in April of 2018. One thing is for sure, though. Power forward Marvin Bagley stands above the crowd. Here are eight things to know about 2018's top 25.

Self kicks off Kansas’ Boot Camp |

“The first day was good. I was very pleased, and it was not an easy day for them, but they all got through it and stuck together,” KU coach Self said after a Sunday afternoon session in KU’s practice facility.

Volleyball - No. 17 Kansas Finishes Non-Conference Play Undefeated

Kansas Volleyball concluded non-conference regular season play with a resounding win over Missouri State, 3-0 (25-13, 25-14, 25-16), to remain undefeated and clinch the Jayhawk Classic title on Saturday night in front of a packed Horejsi Family Athletics Center.

- College Sports -

Ex-KU coach Terry Allen stays connected |

The former Kansas coach has returned to the Big 12 as a consultant and serves as a liaison between the conference’s football coaches and officials.

Rounding up the best and worst College Gameday signs from Tuscaloosa -

There were plenty of excellent signs in the crowd for College Gameday in Tuscaloosa for Ole Miss at Alabama.

- Professional Sports -

REMINDER: Every MLB game on Oct. 4 will start at the same time -

In case you forgot, the last day of the regular season could be insane.

Clippers' Blake Griffin wants to be in Space Jam 2 -

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin wants to work with Bugs Bunny again. The two of them -- and Marvin the Martian -- are in a Jordan Brand commercial, and Griffin wants to be a part of "Space Jam 2" if it happens.

- In the News -

Texas high schoolers who hit ref say they were following coach's orders -

Moreno and Rojas repeated their claim that the official had used racial slurs during the game, with Rojas saying that he heard the official tell another Hispanic player to "speak English" because "this is America." Both players also said the official had called an African-American teammate the n-word.

- Pic and Video of the Day -

LOOK: Canes fans getting more creative with 'Fire Al Golden' banners -

Somebody wants Al Golden fired just because the airplane banner bills are growing.

That time the Bengals completed a 31-yard pass to a 306-pound lineman -

Fisher stands at 6-foot-6 and weighs 306 pounds. So, naturally, the Bengals figured that the best way to deploy Fisher is to let him run wheel routes and catch 31-yard passes from Andy Dalton.