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Kansas, a 31-point underdog, stuns Texas in OT as Longhorns' losing streak hits 5 games for first time since 1956

AUSTIN, Texas -- Everything was going against Kansas late. The momentum. The crowd. The score. Jalon Daniels hit fullback Jared Casey -- a walk-on who hadn't caught a pass this season -- on a scrambling throw for a 2-point conversion in overtime and Kansas stunned Texas 57-56 Saturday night to snap the Jayhawks' eight game losing streak this season and a 56-game losing streak in Big 12 road contests that stretched back to 2008.
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Week 11's top college football trolls -- Badgers earn their right to 'jump around,' Kansas stuns Texas, Bears bring bad news to Sooners

The chaos of the 2021 college football season continued in Week 11. Ahead of the action, this season was already one for the record books as we saw 42 AP-ranked teams lose to unranked opponents -- the most through the first 10 weeks in the Poll Era. That trend continued this weekend with Mississippi State notching a win over No. 17 Auburn. Two more major storylines included No.13 Baylor giving No. 8 Oklahoma its first loss and Florida's first-half scare against Samford.
KU Sports

Lance Leipold wanted KU football to go for 2 — and the win — even before OT began

Kansas football head coach Lance Leipold didn’t wait until Saturday night’s game in Austin, Texas, was on the line to figure out how the Jayhawks would handle overtime. “We made the decision early. If we scored, we were going for two — going for the win,” Leipold told reporters after KU’s dramatic 57-56 shootout victory at Darrell K. Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.
University Daily Kansan

Preview: Kansas football travels to face Texas in Saturday night matchup

Kansas is coming off a tough 35-10 loss against Kansas State in last week’s Sunflower Showdown, a game in which the Jayhawks saw starting redshirt junior quarterback Jason Bean and backup redshirt senior Miles Kendrick injured. Kendrick’s injury is season-ending, while Bean is stated to be a game-time decision against the Longhorns.

What Sam Burt’s decision to redshirt and return in 2022 means to some within the Kansas football program

LAWRENCE — Sam Burt’s tweet Wednesday afternoon, in which he said he’d be redshirting this season so he could return to Kansas football in 2022, didn’t break any news. Jayhawks head coach Lance Leipold had said Tuesday that Burt, a super-senior defensive lineman, would be doing that. It was understood that Burt, who’d missed significant time this season due to what he described Wednesday as a broken arm, would be a part of the second year of...

'Great wingman’ Jack Roche’s Legacy Lives on

Save for a single day, Jack Roche’s three-year run as a Kansas football student manager was a master class in reliability, selflessness and hard work. And even on that lone morning when Murphy’s law found its way into his dorm room, Jack still managed to prove his commitment to that job — and leave a legacy felt even after his passing.