Georgia Tech

Kansas Case Study: Scouting the Jayhawks

Here's a quick look at the Kansas Jayhawks, Georgia Tech's Week 2 opponent:


Conference: Big-12

Located: Lawrence, Ks.

Founded: 1886

First year of football: 1890

Enrollment: 30,004

Colors: Crimson and Blue

Stadium: Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium

Capacity: 50,071

All-time record: 573-556-58

Bowl Appearances: 12 (last was 2008 Insight Bowl)

Football Coaching Staff

Head Coach:
Turner Gill

Offensive Coordinator/QBs: Chuck Long

Defensive Coordinator/LBs: Carl Torbush

Offensive scheme: Spread multiple

Defensive scheme: 4-3

The week that was:
Last week, in its season opener at Memorial Stadium, the Jayhawks lost to North Dakota State 6-3. While its offense couldn't score, Kansas' defense allowed just 173 total yards to the Bison.

The week that will be:
Following the Georgia Tech game, Kansas hits the road for the first time of the year, traveling to Hattiesburg, Miss. to take on Southern Mississippi.

Players to watch (stats from NDState game only):

~QB Kale Pick: 13-for-22, 138 yds, 0 TDs, 1 INT

~QB Jordan Webb: 6-for-11, 59 yds

~RB Daymond Patterson: 3 rush, 63 yds ... 4 catches, 68 yds

~RB Deshaun Sands: 10 rush, 17yds

~WR Bradley McDougal: 2 catches, 41 yds

~CB Isaiah Barfield: INT

~KR D.J. Beshears: 2 returns, 42.0 avg, 49yd longest