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- Kansas Sports -
As of Sunday evening – a move three months in the making – Kansas football permanently relocated from its temporary dressing room underneath Memorial Stadium into its newly remodeled locker room and player's lounge.
Fans should look for two wins, and if Coach Beaty pulls off a miracle, maybe three. Any more than that and Beaty would deserve Coach of the Year.
"I look at it selfishly," Self said recently. "I want our program to have the best chance to recruit and get the best guys and good football helps with that. I want all our sports to be able to have the best facilities and travel first class and football helps with that. Basketball and other sports, we do what we can, but the reality is there’s untapped potential with football, so I think it’s vital."
(Mr. Ed says: Ok, check this one off the LJW preseason topics list!)
Collin Sexton, one of the top point guards in the 2017 recruiting class and the No. 12 overall player in the Rivals.com rankings is planning to visit Kansas for Late Night in the Phog the weekend of Oct. 1.
More than 100 minutes were not enough to separate the Kansas Jayhawks and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits as the two squads played to a 1-1 draw Sunday afternoon at Fishback Soccer Park.
- College Sports -
UK could be DeAndre Ayton's leader, but it sounds like John Calipari is still hesitant to make a run at 2017's top prospect.
Jabrill Peppers is coming off a breakthrough redshirt freshman year under Harbaugh, a season in which he earned Big Ten Freshman of the Year and All-Big Ten first-team defense honors. He was used at cornerback, safety, running back, wide receiver, punt returner, kick returner and even wildcat quarterback, thriving all over the field. In the spring, new defensive coordinator Don Brown even used Peppers as a strong-side linebacker.
Replacing the fired Art Briles, who built Baylor into a national power, Grobe is the selected caretaker of a scandal-plagued program disgraced by sexual assaults involving players.
- Professional Sports -
Kaepernick has the support of the 49ers locker room as he remains seated during the national anthem.