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Whitman, who will graduate with a degree in kinesiology and health sciences on Saturday, will be eligible to play for the Jayhawks immediately during the 2017-18 season.
Self will have to do more than just roll the ball out. Losing Frank Mason III, Josh Jackson, Landen Lucas and Carlton Bragg Jr. (who elected to transfer to Arizona State) represents the biggest loss in minutes that Kansas has suffered since 2013-14.
This weekend’s news that Kevin Knox was joining the Wildcats gives Kentucky a whopping seven of the top 28 players in the 2017 class, according to the 247 Sports rankings.
Three former Jayhawks hope to be among those who hear their names called in late June, with Frank Mason III and Svi Mykhailiuk entering this week’s combine as question marks and Josh Jackson projected to be a Top 3 pick.
Though still young, Lee is widely respected by his teammates because of his approach to all things football. His commitment made him a starting Big 12 safety when he should have been a senior in high school. And his vicious plays on the ball and/or a quarterback’s intended target turned Lee into an instant fan favorite.
Both Jayhawks will move on to a sectional qualifier in which the top-four finishers qualify to play in the 2017 U.S. Open, set to take place at Erin Hills golf course in Erin, Wisconsin.
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Sean Snyder has spent more time with the Wildcats than his father, but his elevation is not a given.