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The Daily Mauling: 7.9.2020

Photo by Xavier Bonilla/NurPhoto via Getty Images Ohhhh, loneliness and cheeseburgers are a dangerous mix The Rock Chalkboard JJ Hollingsworth: Kansas offer ‘everything I’ve ever worked for’Playing for Greenland HS (Ark.) — located in a town with a population less than 1,500 — Hollingsworth recently posted a video that featured two impressive feats of strength….

The Daily Mauling: 7.8.2020

Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images Lisa, a guy who has lots of ivory is *less* likely to hurt Stampy than a guy whose ivory supplies are low The Rock Chalkboard Five-star Kendall Brown updates where his recruitment standsThe schools comprising the list for Brown are Arkansas, Arizona, Baylor, Illinois, Kansas, Marquette, Maryland, Minnesota, Ohio State…

60 Days: Previewing the Offensive Line

Steven Branscombe-USA TODAY Sports Let’s take a look at the buffet busters. Now that we’ve taken a look at the defense, it’s time to switch to the offensive side of the ball. We’ll start up front, with the O-linemen. Kansas isn’t exactly known for its stellar offensive line play, although the Jayhawks have occasionally put…

The Daily Mauling: 7.7.2020

Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images Marge, you gotta watch out! Your little boy Bart could’ve been eaten by that pony! The Rock Chalkboard Self: Dotson, Doke have ‘great chance’ to be 1st-round picks“Certainly I hope that’s the case,” Self said. “If they don’t, that doesn’t mean that they haven’t made it. Look at Devonte’ [Graham]…

The Daily Mauling: 7.6.2020

Photo by John E. Moore III/Getty Images Heybuddyyougottaslowyourcardownandletmeinbecausei’mabigfatguyandican’tgoanywherebecausethere’sgoingtobesomepoisongas. Imeanthere’sgonnabereallypoisongas. Everybody’sgonnabedead. Especially me! The Rock Chalkboard Bill Self talks high upside with incoming 2020 freshman class“Yeah, I think he’s bigger,” Self said. “I think he’s probably at least 6-6 now and still growing. You know he had a great year. He’s gotten better all the time….

4-Star WR Keon Coleman commits to Kansas

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Les Miles – and Bill Self – just scored big on the recruiting trail. Maybe you don’t follow Kansas football recruiting very much, and that’s completely understandable. But if you’re here, you likely follow Kansas basketball recruiting. And if that’s the case, you’ll want to keep reading….

63 Days: Opponent Preview – Texas

Photo by John Rivera/Icon Sportswire/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images With nine weeks to go, we look ahead at KU’s 9th opponent in 2020, the Longhorns of Texas. Did you know that flashing the “Horns Down” is a 15-yard penalty? Well, sometimes. Except when it isn’t. It depends. Last year, I spent most of the article…

The 4th of July Mauling

Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images It’s the Curies! We must flee! The Rock Chalkboard KU football suspends workouts after 12 positive COVID-19 testsKU Athletics announced on Friday that 12 football players and four athletes from other sports — 16 total players — had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The department said that 164 student-athletes…

The Daily Mauling: 7.3.2020

Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images Oh, it was awful. They set me on a cold metal table and prodded me with humiliating probes. And th-oh, wait, that was my physical The Rock Chalkboard KU soccer alum Katie McClure reflects on path to NWSL“He was always saying like a small mix of things,”…

The Daily Mauling: 7.2.2020

Photo by Frm/picture alliance via Getty Images I’ll work from midnight to 8. Come home, sleep for five minutes, eat breakfast, sleep six more minutes, shower. Then I have ten minutes to bask in Lisa’s love, then I’m off to the power plant, fresh as a daisy! The Rock Chalkboard Jeff Long talks effect of…

66 Days: By the Numbers, 40-70

Let’s examine a few more KU football greats. As part of our 100 days until Kansas football (maybe) series, we’re doing another countdown. This one features the best players to wear certain numbers for the football Jayhawks. Just as a side note, there is no way that we’re going 1-99 (although any suggestions in the…

The Daily Mauling: 7.1.2020

Photo credit should read Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Hehehe. All I have to do is follow the yellow drip road The Rock Chalkboard Eat like an O-lineman? How 3-star Will Reed bulked up for 2020“The snack is a pound of turkey lunch meat, six ounces of almonds and an apple,” Reed said. “And then…

67 Days: Previewing the Secondary

Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports The Jayhawks will have a practically brand-new secondary for 2020. KU’s new defensive scheme, a base 3-4, will vary depending on the situation to a 3-3-5. In the 3-4 set, KU will have a “Jack” linebacker that can be swapped out for a “Hawk” defensive back when the situation calls for…