Kansas Rumors & News

  • Sources: Kansas hires Texas A&M assistant David Beaty as head coach

    Fox Sports - College Football "Texas A&M assistant David Beaty is expected to become the new head coach at Kansas, sources told FOX Sports Friday morning. The 44-year-old Beaty, a former assistant at KU under Mark Mangino when the Jayhawks had a lot of success and offensive coordinator at Rice in 2010, is regarded as one of..." December 05

  • Gary Barnett expresses interest in vacant Kansas job

    CBSSports.com "Count Gary Barnett among those interested in the Kansas job. "Do I think I have a shot? I have no idea," the former Colorado and Northwestern coach told CBSSports.com. "Who knows what they're going to look for. It's a natural for me in so many ways. It's something that I would really want to do..." October 09

  • Charlie Weis is getting paid how much not to coach Kansas and Notre Dame?

    College Football Talk "Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 million in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on..." September 29

  • 9 coaches who could replace the fired Charlie Weis at Kansas

    SB Nation "Kansas fired head coach Charlie Weis Sunday after a rocky tenure in Lawrence, leaving the former Notre Dame head coach with a 6-22 record in his time with the Jayhawks. It's one of the toughest jobs in the major conferences -- they've only made consecutive bowl games once in 123 years of football,..." September 29

  • Charlie Weis has decided financial advantage in buyout money

    College Football Talk "Somebody get me the agent representing Charlie Weis on the phone, because the now former Kansas head coach has quite a deal going. According to the contract Weis had at Kansas, he will be paid $5.625 in buyout money between now and December 31, 2016. Kansas fired Weis as head coach on Sunday..." September 28

  • Kansas fires Charlie Weis after Texas rout

    CBSSports.com "Kansas has fired Charlie Weis four games into his third season at the school, the Jayhawks and athletic director Sheahon Zenger announced Sunday morning. Defensive coordinator Clint Bowen has been named interim coach. "I normally do not favor changing coaches mid-season," Zenger said in a..." September 28

  • Injuries cost KU its top two RBs for all of 2014

    College Football Talk "It’s not been a very good past couple of days for experienced members of Kansas’ backfield. The Jayhawks confirmed Tuesday that running backs Brandon Bourbon and Taylor Cox will miss all of the 2014 season due to injuries. The former tore an ACL during a scrimmage Sunday, the latter ruptured an..." August 20

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Running back Traevohn Wrench to attend Butler next year, not KU

    The Topeka Capital-Journal "Running back Traevohn Wrench will be playing his football at Butler Community College next season and not at Kansas, Gardner-Edgerton coach Marvin Diener confirmed to the Capital-Journal on Saturday. Wrench, who rushed for 2,091 yards and 30 touchdowns in his senior season at GEHS, was rated..." July 30

  • Former KU quarterback Jake Heaps to transfer to Miami

    Kansas City Star "Former Kansas Jayhawk Jake Heaps is heading to the University of Miami, a program that could be in need of a starting quarterback. Miami coach Al Golden announced the transfer in a news release on Sunday, just two days after Heaps made his departure from Kansas official. Heaps, a former top..." June 16

  • Jake Heaps and Darrian Miller leaving Kansas football program

    Kansas City Star "Charlie Weis had big hopes for quarterback Jake Heaps and running back Darrian Miller. They were both former blue-chip recruits, each looking for a second chance, and they offered the kind of optimism that was often absent in the Kansas football program. Last fall, Heaps was the prized transfer..." June 14

  • Despite reports, KU quarterback Jake Heaps still a Jayhawk

    KU Sports "Radio reports from Utah and a Tweet from ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy have indicated that Kansas University quarterback Jake Heaps is transferring. However, KU coach Charlie Weis, through a KU spokesperson, said that Heaps was at a team meeting early Tuesday evening and was still listed on the KU..." April 30

  • Are signing day struggles a sign of weakness for the Big 12?

    San Antonio Express-News "Come in out of the cold and grab some piping hot information from the Big 12-pack this week. Here’s the best of a compendium of news, information and opinion about the conference. 1. As Big 12 officials scanned the recruiting rankings after National Signing Day, they can’t be happy about..." February 08

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