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LSU, Kelly agree to 10-year contract worth at least $95M

Nov. 30, 2021 17:48 PM EST

LSU flew newly hired coach Brian Kelly on a private jet to Baton Rouge, where he was greeted Tuesday by fans, dignitaries and the Golden Band from Tigerland after agreeing to a 10-year contract worth $95 million plus incentives. The hiring of Kelly — who has Notre Dame...

LSU hires Kelly away from Notre Dame to be Tigers next coach

Nov. 30, 2021 07:29 AM EST

LSU is hiring Brian Kelly away from Notre Dame, a stunning move by one of the most accomplished coaches in college football jumping from the sport's most storied program to a Southeastern Conference powerhouse. The move was confirmed Monday night by a person familiar with...

Kansas shakes up coaching staff after 2-10 finish to season

Nov. 29, 2021 16:36 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas defensive line coach Kwahn Drake and cornerback coach Chevis Jackson were fired Monday, two days after the Jayhawks finished their first season under Lance Leipold with a competitive loss to bowl-bound West Virginia. Jordan Peterson and...

West Virginia's bowl hopes resting on trip to Kansas

Nov. 26, 2021 03:17 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the line Saturday. Knock...

TCU's last-minute field goal turns back Kansas rally, 31-28

Nov. 20, 2021 20:51 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Griffin Kell kicked a 25-yard field goal with 11 seconds to play as TCU fought off a Kansas fourth-quarter rally to beat the Jayhawks 31-28 on Saturday. Kell’s field goal capped a 14-play, 67-yard drive after Kansas had rallied from a 14-point...

LSU, football coach Ed Orgeron to part ways at end of season

Oct. 17, 2021 23:19 PM EDT

For Ed Orgeron, LSU's Cajun coach, a dream job is coming to an end. LSU and Orgeron have agreed to part ways after this season, 21 months after he coached the Tigers to a national championship with what is considered one of the greatest teams in college football history....

Former Kansas football coach Beaty withdrawn from NCAA case

Oct. 14, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas football coach David Beaty is no longer part of an NCAA infractions case against the school, according to the independent agency investigating the case. Marc Quigley of the Independent Accountability Review Process' Complex Case Unit...

Duke's Durant looks to keep finding end zone vs Kansas

Sep. 23, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mataeo Durant has gone from being part of Duke’s rushing tandem to a lead back tied for the national lead in total touchdowns. The Blue Devils (2-1) host Kansas on Saturday in a second straight matchup against a power-conference opponent, following...

Baylor-Kansas features two of Big 12's bright new coaches

Sep. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Dave Aranda should know how Kansas coach Lance Leipold must feel these days, getting thrown into a rebuilding job at a Division I school in the midst of a pandemic that has made just about everything more challenging. After all, he went through the...

No. 17 Coastal Carolina looks to keep rolling vs Kansas

Sep. 09, 2021 13:49 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — No. 17 Coastal Carolina got its first eye-opening win at Kansas two years ago. New Jayhawks coach Lance Leipold hopes to return the favor this week. Kansas (1-0) ended a 13-game losing streak in Leipold's debut, a 17-14 victory over South Dakota...