1. How The 1980s Nebraska Experience Can Help The Big 10 Conference Beat The SEC

    "The Big Ten is Back"...that was the headline last year after a 4-3 conference bowl record and two BCS victories...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 3 years ago 1,125 reads 12 comments

  2. Is Nebraska's Bo Pelini Bill Callahan's Doppelgänger?

    Just think, a couple of months ago dreams of a 2010 National Championship were dancing in the heads of Nebraska Cornhusker fans from Lincoln to Chadron . My, how the times have changed...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 3 years ago 7,053 reads 20 comments

  3. Should The Big 12 Conference Expand and Add Utah and BYU . . . Now?

    For all intents and purposes, since last December the Big 10 has held the college sports world by its cojones. Fans, conference commissioners and university presidents around the country are both sweating and nervously awaiting the Big 10's next move...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,075 reads 11 comments

  4. Kansas Jayhawks' 2010 Football Opponents: A Quick Look Ahead

    Well, it's March. For college football fans, that means we have made it through at least part of our collective football-less winter of discontent. The good news is that Spring football is starting around the country...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 686 reads 2 comments

  5. Grading the 2010 Kansas Jayhawks Football Recruiting Class

    Turner Gill and his new coaching staff at Kansas have been scrambling like mad in the last few weeks to build a solid recruiting class for the Jayhawks. Gill and the Jayhawks have been operating with a full staff for only about three weeks...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,156 reads 5 comments

  6. Expectations Are High: Turner Gill One of the Best Paid Coaches in Big 12

    As if the expectations were already not high enough for Kansas' new football coach, Turner Gill, following in the footsteps of Mark Mangino, an Orange Bowl champion and one of the most successful ...

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  7. The Big Ten Is Back? Not So Fast...

    The Big Ten is back—or that is what people would have you believe based upon the conference's 4-3 record in this year's bowl season. Not so fast, I think...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,078 reads 50 comments

  8. Holiday Bowl: Nebraska Shouldn't Sleep On a Dangerous Arizona Team

    The 2009 Nebraska Cornhusker football season has been a roller coaster to say the least. Sometimes tired old cliches just decribe it the best...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 826 reads 22 comments

  9. Kudos to Bob Knight for Slamming John Calipari and the NCAA

    The last couple of days, college basketball's all time winningest coach, Bob Knight, has been the target of all sorts of disapproving talking heads in the sports world...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,739 reads 16 comments

  10. Turner Gill's Choice of Chuck Long to Lead Offense Is Tip of Hat to Mark Mangino

    Eyebrows were raised in Lawrence this week when it was announced that not a single assistant coach from Mark Mangino's staff would be retained...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,077 reads 1 comments

  11. Will The Big 10 Lure Away Missouri or Nebraska to Join Its Ranks?

    The college football world is abuzz with the news that the Big 10 will officially consider expansion to a twelve team conference.  This news coming from the conservative Big 10 conference is surprising...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 5,221 reads 17 comments

  12. Kansas City Chiefs' Offense Mirrors Overwhelmed Todd Haley

    Confusion is never an emotion that a head football coach wants to inspire in his players or his team's fans. This Sunday as the Chiefs were in the process of losing to the Buffalo Bills 16-10, ...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 353 reads 3 comments

  13. Jim Harbaugh Shoots Down Kansas: Turner Gill to be Named Jayhawks' Coach

    The search for Kansas' new football coach hit a road bump, and then reportedly came to an end this Saturday.   Stanford's coach Jim Harbaugh told the Associated Press that he will not take ...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 593 reads 1 comments

  14. Are Jim Harbaugh and Kansas Close to a Deal?

    A week into Lew Perkins' quest for a new head football coach at the University of Kansas, the list of potential candidates is growing clearer. The search has not been without a few curveballs...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,698 reads 15 comments

  15. More Bad News for Nebraska's Offense: Tyler Gabbert Decommits

    Bo Pelini's Nebraska Cornhuskers and their quest to return to relevance on the national stage took a big punch to the gut today...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,641 reads 20 comments

  16. Minnesota's Tim Brewster a Candidate for the Kansas Job

    It's been less than a week after Mark Mangino resigned and Kansas's athletic director, Lew Perkins, must already be feeling like the ugly and awkward kid who can't get a date to the high school dance...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 454 reads 8 comments

  17. Ole Miss' Houston Nutt Interested In Kansas Job?

    So, you thought when Mark Mangino resigned that the circus surrounding the Kansas Jayhawks' program was over?  Wrong...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,301 reads 8 comments

  18. Will Nebraska Fire Offensive Coordinator Shawn Watson?

    Well, its official.  The 2009 Nebraska Cornuskers' offense was the worst since 1968.  For those of you who are mathematically challenged, that means it hasn't been this bad in Lincoln in 41 years...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 3,886 reads 9 comments

  19. Will Mark Mangino Reappear as a Coach in the Big 12 Next Season?

    Does Mark Mangino have a future in college football? It's hard to imagine Mangino, who has been a successful coach in the Big 12 for over a decade now, giving up on coaching at the age of 53...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,440 reads 7 comments

  20. After the Texas Game, Ndamukong Suh for the Heisman Is a No-Brainer

    The Heisman Trophy is an annual award given to a player that is voted the most outstanding in collegiate football.  Traditionally, "outstanding player" has been interpreted by voters to mean ...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 2,835 reads 17 comments

  21. Jim Harbaugh the Top Choice to Replace Mangino at Kansas

    Mark Mangino is gone.  No explanation for this has been given by Kansas athletic director Lew Perkins.  We know that there was an internal investigation into alleged verbal abusive by Mangino and that its findings will never be made public...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 2,902 reads 9 comments

  22. Mangino Resigns: Is the Future Bright at Kansas or Did They Pull a Baylor?

    Mark Mangino, two wins shy of being the winningest football coach in school history, has resigned his position as head football coach at the University of Kansas after reaching a financial settlement with the university...

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  23. Future of Kansas Jayhawks' Football Program In Danger Zone

    The end of the road for Mark Mangino, the 2007 Orange Bowl Champion and eight-year veteran Kansas football coach, appears to be close to the end. Or not...

    Denny K. Written by Denny K. about over 4 years ago 1,125 reads 4 comments

  24. Mediocre Big 12 Season Due To Poor Offensive Line Play

    In many ways the 2009 Big 12 football season has been a disappointment for fans, teams, and players alike. Kansas, Oklahoma State, Baylor, and most noticeably Oklahoma have all largely failed to live up to their preseason billing...

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  25. Kansas Needs To Fire Athletic Director For Role In Mangino Investigation

    We can only imagine what Mark Mangino thought as Grant Ressel's 27-yard field goal gave the Missouri Tigers a 41-39 victory over Kansas on Saturday...

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