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The Daily Mauling: 7.13.2020

Oh, golly. If that doesn’t put the ‘Shaz’ in ‘Shazam’! Oh, listen. What’s the cash value of those tickets so I can report it on my income tax? The Rock Chalkboard Carter Stanley ranked among Big 12 leaders in ‘big-time throws’While his senior season will be undoubtedly remembered for its ups and downs, it’s also…

56 Days: Opponent Preview – WVU

Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images With 8 weeks to go (maybe), we look at KU’s 8th (currently) scheduled opponent in 2020, the Mountaineers of Western Virginia. (PSA – They don’t like being called “Western Virginia.) Kansas is just 1-7 against West Virginia since the Mountaineers joined the Big 12, surprisingly knocking them off back in…

The Weekend Mauling: 7.11.2020

Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images Bart, I don’t want to alarm you, but there may be a boogeyman, or boogeymen in the house! The Rock Chalkboard KU football commit Mason Brotherton excited about 2021 classEver since Les Miles brought Brent Dearmon to Lawrence, Dearmon’s voice has resonated throughout the locker room. That same persona translates…

57 Days: 2020 Season Looking More Doubtful

Photo by Williams Paul/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Ivy League cancels all fall sports, and more conference are likely to follow. When we started this countdown 43 days ago, it came with a very important disclaimer – “maybe.” There was even a poll as to whether or not you thought we would have college football….

The Daily Mauling: 7.10.2020

Photo by: Avalon/Universal Images Group via Getty Images What’s the point of going out? We’re just gonna wind up back here, anyway The Rock Chalkboard The time KU’s Nick Collison played basketball with Barack ObamaCollison relived his experience shooting around with President Barack Obama on the latest episode of the Jayhawker Podcast, hosted by Voice…

58 Days: A Carter Stanley Retrospective

Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports That (was) my quarterback! Was Carter Stanley an all-time great at Kansas? Don’t laugh, it’s a serious question. Consider – Stanley started just 21 games in his Kansas career (2016-19). He ranks fifth all-time at KU in passing yards, second all-time in touchdown passes, sixth in completion percentage (minimum 100 attempts),…

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…