1. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Bolton, Davis, Evans, and Other Tid-Bits

    It has been a pretty eventful last few days. There is lots of recruiting news to report. Today will showcase the first weekly "Way Out Prospect" report...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 5 years ago 646 reads 0 comments

  2. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Unmet Needs For the Class Of 2010

    Going into this recruiting cycle, it is a well-documented fact that KU has to sign a smaller class. With only 17-18 scholarships currently available, KU has already received verbal commitments from 11 prospects...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 5 years ago 275 reads 0 comments

  3. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Terry, Mundine, and Other Tid-Bits

    Keeston Terry Commits While it was just speculation yesterday at noon when I posted the rumors, it became official late yesterday afternoon. While Rivals has not yet made the change, both Scout and ESPN have confirmed that Terry is now a Jayhawk...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 5 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  4. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Castor, Terry, Griffin, and Other Tid-Bits

    Justin Castor Commits Justin Castor became KU's 9th known commitment for the Class of 2010 on July 30. The 6'5", 180 lbs. kicker has not yet been rated by Rivals or ESPN, but is listed as the 18th best kicker in the nation by Scout...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 5 years ago 307 reads 0 comments

  5. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Trey Millard, Courtney Gaston, and Other Tid-Bits

    Trey Millard Update Rock Bridge High School (Columbia, MO) ILB/TE prospect Trey Millard is reportedly close to making a commitment. He has made visits to KU, Stanford, Iowa, Oklahoma, Syracuse, Vanderbilt, Tennessee, and South Carolina...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 5 years ago 452 reads 0 comments

  6. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Sims, Beachum, and Other Tid-Bits

    I posted a recruiting update on Monday because I honestly anticipated a bit of a slow week in recruiting. Kansas University had not received a commitment in the last week, the guys I thought ...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 5 years ago 364 reads 0 comments

  7. Jayhawk Recruiting Corner: Joe Randle and a Few Recruiting Tidbits

    Joseph Randle Update While this is far from being breaking news, there have been a few recent updates with the recruitment of Wichita Southeast running back/defensive back Joseph Randle...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about almost 6 years ago 373 reads 0 comments

  8. Kansas Jayhawk Recruiting Corner: Trent Smiley Commits,Other Tidbits

    I don't have a lot of time today, but I just wanted to get this out there. Trent Smiley is a 6'4", 225-pound tight end from Wakeland High School in Frisco, TX. He has a reported a 4.6-second 40-yard dash...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 547 reads 0 comments

  9. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Defensive Back Antonio Burton Commits For 2010

    The University of Kansas received its first July commitment for the Class of 2010 when Guyer High School (Denton, Texas) defensive back Antonio Burton verbally committed to play for Mark Mangino and the Jayhawks...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 223 reads 0 comments

  10. Kansas Recruiting Corner: 7-2 List of Offered Prospects

    NAME HOMETOWN POS HT WT Forty Rivals Scout ESPN COMMITMENT NOTES KU Jacoby Walker Spring, TX QB 6'2" 190 4.68 3 3 75 Kansas COMMITS Ricki Herod Jr...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 214 reads 0 comments

  11. Kansas Jayhawks Recruiting Corner: 2010 Receiver Goals

    Wide receiver is far from a positional need for the Class of 2010, however it is a position where the Jayhawks can continue to make strides to upgrade their talent...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 375 reads 1 comments

  12. Kansas Jayhawks Recruiting Corner: 2010 Running Back Recruiting Goals

    There can be little doubt that running back is one of KU’s positions of emphasis (POE) for the 2010 recruiting class...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 352 reads 6 comments

  13. KU Recruiting Corner: When Will KU Start Seeing More Commits?

    As a self-proclaimed recruiting guru, I follow recruiting. I track trends. I pay attention to visitation days. It gives me something to do.I love seeing players commit to KU...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 255 reads 2 comments

  14. Kansas Recruiting Corner: Updated List Of Commits and Offered Prospects

    KU Verbal CommitmentsWide ReceiverRicki Herod Jr. (Mesquite, TX)Defensive TackleJeremiah Edwards (Garland, TX)CornerbackDave Clark (Independence, KS)--JuCo KU Offered Prospects ...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  15. Tuesday Recruiting Corner: Rolling into 2010

    The 2009 recruiting class is all but wrapped up. Rivals ranked the class of 2009 31st nationally and 5th in the Big XII. The class has a strong defensive lean, with 15 of the 25 new recruits slotted on the defensive side of the ball...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 228 reads 3 comments

  16. Kansas Jayhawks Laying Groundwork in Ohio

    I was in a heated debate last night with a pair of Ohio State fans at work. Before any Buckeye fans try to correct me, until there is a second Ohio State University in the FBS, I am not going to put “the” in front of Ohio State...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 222 reads 6 comments

  17. The BCS Is Here To Stay: Why a Playoff Won't Work

    College football pundits have been screaming for a playoff for years. The talking heads on virtually every major channel have been begging for it. There is a movement among fans to have a playoff set up...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 839 reads 11 comments

  18. Eating Crow: Big 12 Predictions For the Future

    Below is a list of predictions about the workings of the Big 12 conference over the next few years. My goal is to see how accurate recruit tracking really is...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 1,459 reads 9 comments

  19. Recruiting for Beginners Part V: Wrapping Things Up

    Despite all of the analysis and evaluation that goes into recruit-tracking, sometimes players and classes don't perform as well on the field as they do on paper...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 190 reads 1 comments

  20. Recruiting For Beginners Part IV: Ending Some Of The Myths

    Even though a lot has been covered, there is still quite a bit that hasn't been. That is just the way that it goes sometimes. There are a lot of misconceptions surrounding recruit-tracking and recruiting in general...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 195 reads 0 comments

  21. College Football Recruiting Part III: Oversigning and Greyshirts

    Over-signing. Grey-shirting. They aren't words that are regularly used outside of recruiting. Most people have no idea what they actually mean. The two go hand in hand, and are quickly becoming a very important aspect of college football recruiting.

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 34,141 reads 5 comments

  22. Recruiting for Beginners Part II: How Are Classes Ranked?

    As we discussed in the previous installment of "Recruiting For Beginners," different services rank players differently. They evaluate differently and emphasise different aspects of potential recruits...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 734 reads 0 comments

  23. College Football Recruiting For Beginners Part I: How Are Players Ranked?

    I tried to write a short article to help explain some of the lesser known aspects of recruiting: how players are ranked, how classes are ranked, over-signing classes, etc...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 6,003 reads 4 comments

  24. Kansas Jayhawk Recruiting 2009: Safety Bradley McDougald Commits to Kansas

    The University of Kansas received a big boost to its already impressive class on Jan. 22 when Scioto (Dublin, Ohio) Safety Bradley McDougald verbally committed to the Jayhawks. He is the 23rd known commitment for the Class of 2009...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 781 reads 2 comments

  25. Kansas Football Recruiting: Jayhawks Wrap Up as National Signing Day Looms

    A lot has changed since my last look at the Jayhawks' late-season push to finish up their recruiting class. Some prospects are no longer being considered, others are no longer considering KU, and some have committed elsewhere...

    C.W. O'Brien Written by C.W. O'Brien about over 5 years ago 997 reads 3 comments