Kansas announces plans for over $300M in football upgrades

The University of Kansas announced plans Friday for long-awaited renovations to Memorial Stadium, the Anderson Family Football Complex and other facilities along with potential conference, entertainment and retail spaces. The school has long studied ways to renovate the aging stadium, one of the oldest football venues in major college football, but support has been tepid … Read more

Kansas catches football fever after stunning September

LAWRENCE, Kansas — The Kansas student known as Plunger Boy showed up to David Booth Memorial Stadium at 5:30 a.m. Saturday to make absolutely sure he would get his front row seat for the football game against Duke. He had waited overnight for basketball games at Allen Fieldhouse countless times. But getting to a football … Read more

College football Week 4 highlights

It is written in the Book of Revelations (or maybe it’s in “Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey”) that, in the end times, all mountains and valleys will be leveled to the plains, and, we assume, from those Great Plains, a Jayhawk will rise from the ashes. Well, the apocalypse is upon us. Thanks a lot, … Read more

Confident Kansas Jayhawks improve to 4-0 with win over Duke Blue Devils

LAWRENCE, Kansas — As the final seconds ticked off the clock, Kansas students poured onto the field to join their triumphant football team Saturday afternoon. It is hard to act like you’ve been there before when it has been *this* long since Kansas football has been a winning program. Behind quarterback Jalon Daniels, Kansas beat … Read more

College football Week 4 – Florida-Tennessee, Clemson-Wake Forest highlight the biggest games

7:32 PM ET ESPN staff College football’s last weekend in September is officially here, meaning conference rivalries move to the forefront of Saturday’s slate. Sure, we’ll miss the nonconference battles like Appalachian State upsetting Texas A&M in College Station or Georgia proving why the title still runs through Athens, but conference play is where seasons … Read more

College football Week 3 Recap

Every top-10 college football team won by double digits, and still, Week 3 had its moments of absurdity and amazement. The Nos. 11, 12 and 13 teams were all upset on the road. There were walk-off field goals (Indiana), walk-off Hail Mary touchdowns (App State), field storms (also App State … and Washington), rain delays … Read more

No, Texas is not back (yet), but it was no joke Saturday

Texas is not back. Not on Saturday, anyway. Not without its burgeoning star QB, Quinn Ewers. Not on Nick Saban’s watch. But for 59 minutes against Alabama, Texas seemed astonishingly close to turning the page on a decade of heartbreak, embarrassment and jokes before falling to the Tide 20-19. It was, it turns out, a … Read more

Kansas extends football coach Lance Leipold’s deal by 1 year, through 2027 season

4:58 PM ET Pete ThamelESPN Kansas has extended the contract of football coach Lance Leipold by a year, athletic director Travis Goff announced Thursday. Leipold’s first season was highlighted by a win at Texas, as the Jayhawks went 2-10 and showed tangible signs of progress. Leipold was hired in late April 2021, taking over one … Read more

Predicting every college football Power 5 conference for the 2022 season

As much as college football has changed over the past few seasons through the transfer portal, conference realignment and NIL money, the lopsided nature of the sport has largely remained unchanged. Alabama, Clemson, Georgia and Ohio State are still the most dominant teams in the FBS, and it’s difficult to find any other program that … Read more