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Emmett Jones reflects on interim coaching stint with Kansas football

Emmett Jones was a candidate, athletic director Travis Goff said, when the Jayhawks were seeking out their new head coach. Jones, named as the program's interim coach after some 20 players campaigned for his appointment on social media, had aspirations of taking over the program, though the search ultimately ended with Lance Leipold in the coach's seat.
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Report: Emmett Jones among Kansas assistants 'expected' to be retained

Lance Leipold's Kansas staff has not yet been announced, but a report from Yahoo Sports' Pete Thamel suggests four assistants will be retained in "on-field" roles, while two others could have the chance to return in other positions. Thamel's report, which he shared Wednesday evening, says Emmett Jones, Jake Schoonover,...
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Emmett Jones leaning on authenticity amid KU football coaching search

LAWRENCE — Kansas football’s interim head coach says he considers himself “blessed” to be named a candidate to take over that position on a full-time basis. And, should the in-house option receive the nod at the end of a national search now very much in full swing, Emmett Jones believes it will be because he’s done an admirable job at being, well, Emmett Jones.
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Emmett Jones: Kansas quarterbacks understanding new offensive system

It is an all-out battle for the Kansas football quarterback spot, according to Emmett Jones at least. Asked about the position at an availability on Saturday, Jones, the program's interim coach, listed six passers in contention for the job: Jalon Daniels, Miles Kendrick, Miles Fallin, Ben Easters, Conrad Hawley and Torry Locklin.
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Lawrence Arnold talks bond with Emmett Jones, recovery from injury

If there’s somebody who can be trusted to speak on the progress of the KU wide receivers, it would be interim head coach Emmett Jones. Jones spent the previous two years working as the Jayhawks’ wide receivers coach and the last as the passing game coordinator before his promotion to the interim coaching position.
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Emmett Jones talks early impressions of Kansas AD Travis Goff

Emmett Jones had a pretty good seat for Travis Goff's introductory press conference. The interim football coach sat just three rows back — on the aisle — as the new Kansas AD was introduced, taking in a close view of the man who will decide whether or not he gets a shot to continue leading the Jayhawks' program.
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Kansas football players enjoying energy of program under Emmett Jones

Morale appears to be fairly high for Kansas football a week or so after the start of the spring slate. While there still is some uncertainty surrounding the head coaching position at KU, which is currently in the hands of interim coach Emmett Jones, reports from the start of camp largely have been positive. In fact, one word has popped up again and again in media sessions: energy.
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Emmett Jones, Kansas players give first look at new offense

Kansas football will have a new offense this year. That much is obvious, as previous OC Brent Dearmon has departed and his replacement, Mike DeBord, has indicated he wants to go with a more traditional, progression-based attack. Dearmon, of course, was known for his RPO offense and even wrote a...