KANSAS Off – 7/3 Def – 5/3 47 Lettermen
TEAM THEME: BUILDING BLOCKS
Despite the usual mix of expected blowout losses and close-call defeats in 2016, Kansas finally managed to crack the win column in head coach David Beaty's 2nd season in Lawrence. KU’s first 8 losses last year were against schools that were 62-9 combined in 2015. The big news? Beaty is making inroads on the recruiting trail landing a consensus Top 20 2018 Class, while even extending offers to the Classes of 2019 and 2020. Beaty understands that Kansas is a school that has to do this sort of thing, build relationships with kids early on so they can have a chance at signing them before the “power schools” come calling. Beaty’s rebuild is on.
STAT YOU WILL LIKE: Ball security? Hah! Kansas was the worst team in the nation in most turnovers lost last season (36).
PLAY ON: at TCU (10/21)
This season we present a Power Play Preview on each team from a Power 5 conference. These plays are extracted from the 2017 Playbook Football Preview Guide magazine.
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