Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes: 8.11.18

How clearly I first saw you smilin’ in the sun

Tyler Hilinski, the Washington State quarterback who committed suicide earlier this year, was a roommate and good friend of KU’s Peyton Bender, who is doing what he can to remember his friend and raise awareness.

Houston OL transfer Alex Fontana has begun separating himself (in a good way) in the eyes of his teammates.

KU will be looking for more production from Evan Fairs, who expects himself to be a more complete receiver for the Jayhawks this fall.

The hot seat for some coaches around college football has already begun to heat up.

Jesse Newell does another Twitter mailbag where he answer’s David’s question but not mine.

Kira Lewis picked Alabama over KU, among others.

In other news…

The Maryland football coaching staff is under investigation for the way it treats its players.

Similar to North Carolina, Michigan is investigating a report of some of its team gear involved in some online shoe sales.

When you think college football recruiting hotbeds, you think Texas, Florida, California, and… Georgia?

Former MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza has been arrested on federal drug trafficking charges.

Who is the greatest video game NFL player of all-time?

Source: Rock Chalk Talk