& #xD; & #xD; Kansas football seeks vengeance Friday versus No. 17 Coastal Carolina in their initial practice run of the season.
The Chanticleers have controlled the Jayhawks in the last two matches inside David Booth Kansas Memorial Arena– and also Friday marks the very first time Coastal Carolina will ever before host a Power 5 opponent.
” [It will certainly be] a wonderful opportunity to be on nationwide tv … and we [have] obtained to play well,” claimed head instructor Lance Leipold Monday. “And it will be a challenge, however it’s component of it.
Heading into Friday evening, the cards are piled against a Jayhawk team that escaped with a simple 17-14 gain South Dakota in week one, whereas Coastal squashed The Castle, 52-14. In that contest, redshirt student quarterback Grayson McCall registered 262 passing lawns on 16 conclusions and a touchdown.
But also for protective planner Brian Borland, he is not as well worried concerning the prep work as the coaching personnel is extremely knowledgeable about the Chanticleers after their extended job in Buffalo.
” Being at Buffalo, we couldn’t avoid Coastal [Carolina], so we had a quite good head begin on a strategy for this week,” Borland informed the media Tuesday. “Servicing learning more about Coastal Carolina’s option offense early is certainly mosting likely to help. It’s a combined true blessing. I am happy we had a strategy before and had expertise prior, yet it does not make it any type of easier.”
Aside from Coastal Carolina, Kansas presumably functioned a great deal on improving its run video game this week after Leipold made a note in a Monday press meeting that there were a number of areas in clean-up in order to have a successful run video game this week.
” If it was one easy thing to cleanse up, you make the modification as well as go,” Leipold claimed. “Often times if it’s something on – whether it be 2 men functioning together, somebody sweating off to the incorrect male, not obtaining activity – there are several things that require to be fixed as well as cleaned up.”
Along with the run video game, Kansas’ passing away game will also require to find out in complete force Friday, as it did not have uniformity last week. However, in the 2nd fifty percent, redshirt junior quarterback Jason Bean revealed a lot more grace and also enhanced comfortability in the pocket.
Bean stated it took a while to get the anxieties out.
” We [have] reached appear more powerful, faster following week,” Bean told the media after the gain South Dakota. “However you understand, we obtained it going … we kind of struggled a little bit beforehand, like I said, but you understand, I assume the tempo assists a little bit, getting the offensive line going– obtaining them relocating.”
First from Brooks Arena in Conway, South Carolina is set up for Friday at 6:30 p.m. on ESPN2.
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