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Baylor head coach Dave Aranda reacts as the defense stopped Kansas on fourth down in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. (Jerry Larson/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

Ebner dominates in Aranda debut as Baylor tops Kansas 47-14

Sep. 27, 2020 12:34 AM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Trestan Ebner left little doubt he was more than ready for Baylor’s opener after two games were called off because of COVID-19 concerns. Dave Aranda was a little more coy about the anticipation of his first game as a head coach, which Ebner made sure was a winner. The versatile...

Kansas head coach Les Miles, left, greets Coastal Carolina head coach Jamey Chadwell before an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Kansas, K-State try to rebound in Big 12 from Sun Belt blows

Sep. 22, 2020 4:09 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas and Kansas State had plenty of reasons to believe this season would produce another solid brick for the foundation of their programs, despite spring football being scuttled by the coronavirus and an offseason unlike any other. Turns out things were crumbling right from the...

FILE - Kansas head coach Les Miles works the sidelines during the first half of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. Coastal Carolina will visit the Jayhawks on Saturday night, Sept. 21, 2020, in the season opener for both teams. It's the lone non-conference game for Kansas, which will have a week off before visiting Baylor to open its nine-game Big 12 slate — on the date that Coastal Carolina was originally supposed to face the Jayhawks at home. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

Coastal Carolina visits Kansas in opener Saturday night

Sep. 10, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Still a newcomer to college football's highest level, Coastal Carolina was looking forward to a visit from its first opponent from a major conference when Kansas was due to visit Brooks Stadium in late September. The shakeup caused by the coronavirus pandemic changed those plans. Now,...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Arkansas running back Rakeem Boyd carries against Western Kentucky during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Fayetteville, Ark. After a promising 2018, Boyd was a breakout star in the Southeastern Conference with 1,133 yards rushing and eight touchdowns last season. 
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Pick Six: Boyd, Stills are overlooked stars on losing teams

Sep. 2, 2020 2:30 AM EDT

All-Americans and college football award winners are overwhelmingly chosen from teams with the winning records. Makes sense, of course. Good teams have the most good players and — as the saying goes — to the winner goes the spoils. The good players on the not-so-good teams tend to get lost in the...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019, file photo, Kansas' Pooka Williams Jr. (1) runs for a touchdown against Texas during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. With some returning talent on both sides of the ball and continuity among his staff, Kansas coach Les Miles is confident that more progress will be made this season. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

Les Miles confident Kansas continues to improve in Year 2

Sep. 1, 2020 12:24 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas may be one of the only schools in the country where three wins was a sign of progress. That's how dire of a situation Les Miles walked into a year ago. But the former national championship-winning coach at LSU put together a coaching staff, threw together a last-minute...