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As anticipated, the race to become the Jayhawks’ No. 1 QB won’t draw to a close until at least August. Had one candidate dominated and the other floundered, Beaty, offensive coordinator Doug Meacham and quarterbacks coach Garrett Riley could have reached a verdict.
Using the coaches’ public awards platform, we can get a sense of which players pleased KU coaches the most this spring. In total, 11 different Jayhawks won multiple practice distinctions, but the unofficial player of the spring distinction for Kansas goes to linebacker Joe Dineen, the only player to pick up the award three times.
Kansas (19-20) and Grand Canyon (19-19) have played annually since 2014 with the all-time series knotted at 4-4-1.
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The Knights don’t have to overachieve much to approach nine wins, and Frost tends to overachieve.
Former Baylor assistant football coach and NFL All-Pro Cris Dishman has re-branded himself as an advocate for sexual assault prevention and awareness.
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Adrian Peterson has officially found a new home, as NFL.com reports the 32-year-old running back has accepted a two-year, $7 million deal from the New Orleans Saints.
On a night of blowouts, Stephen Curry led the Warriors to a sweep and the Raptors got their groove back.
According to the Associated Press, 60 percent of offensive snaps in the NFL in 2016 were out of shotgun. That’s a sharp increase over the last decade, as fewer than 20 percent of snaps in 2006 were in shotgun.
"He's caught up in being more of a quarterback image than being a quarterback. If he goes to the right spot with the right coach, he'll ascend. They're going to have to get him to focus on football. I honestly think this guy would do better in a small market. If he goes to a big market he'll enjoy everything else that comes with the position. The one position in the building you don't want to worry about whether he's going to be focused on football is quarterback."