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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 9.27.15

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KU's road woes continue as illness impacts starting lineup |
Whether you're talking about the camp that believes there's hope or the one that simply insists 2015 will go down as another rough year in a long line of colossal Kansas University football failures, the two sides probably can agree on one thing — it's hard to win without a quarterback.

Game balls and gassers: KU at Rutgers |
Quarterback Montell Cozart. His voice was so gravelly, his nose so plugged from the flu after the game that he had trouble making himself heard. He didn’t start the game, but when Deondre Ford went down with a thumb injury, Cozart entered and completed 13 of 18 passes for 193 yards and did not throw an interception.

Rutgers RBs cruise versus Kansas |
Norries Wilson, permanent running backs coach and temporary head coach for the Rutgers football program, didn’t complain about defeating Kansas University, 27-14, Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium, but he didn’t do a lot of bragging either.

Notebook: David Beaty addresses KU's QB situation |
With one quarterback out with an injury and another playing under the weather, Saturday's 27-14 loss at Rutgers seemed like a golden opportunity for Kansas University football coach David Beaty to continue to mix true freshman Ryan Willis into the fold at the game's most important and visible position

Jayhawks fall to 0-3 with loss at Rutgers |
The Kansas football team trailed throughout a 27-14 loss at Rutgers Saturday, a defeat that marked the program’s 34th setback in a row away from Memorial Stadium.

University of Kansas Athletics - Jayhawks Fall Short at Rutgers, 27-14
Trailing 13-0 in the second quarter and down a quarterback, Kansas called upon junior Montell Cozart – who didn't start after suffering from flu-like symptoms - to provide a spark to get the offense rolling Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Fourth-down play summarizes KU football frustration in 27-14 loss to Rutgers |
A few seconds after getting hit, Montell Cozart rubbed his hands back and forth, staying on his knees a couple extra seconds to be sure his signal got through.

Around the Big 12

NCAA College Football Recap - Maryland Terrapins at West Virginia Mountaineers - Sep 26, 2015 -
West Virginia (3-0) compiled 601 yards of offense and the defense snared five interceptions in its final tune-up before playing at No. 15 Oklahoma next Saturday.

NCAA College Football Recap - Rice Owls at Baylor Bears - Sep 26, 2015 -
Seth Russell and the No. 5 Baylor Bears have their edge back, just in time for the two-time Big 12 champions to start conference play.

NCAA College Football Recap - Oklahoma State Cowboys at Texas Longhorns - Sep 26, 2015 -
Once again a visiting team was getting ready for overtime, only to have Texas hand them a special teams gift and a victory

NCAA College Football Recap - TCU Horned Frogs at Texas Tech Red Raiders - Sep 26, 2015 -
Aaron Green caught a tipped pass in the back of the end zone with 23 seconds left and No. 3 TCU outlasted Texas Tech 55-52 on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams

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