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With Central Michigan in town, it's make-or-break time for KU's Weis

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The first order of business for Kansas after a lackluster loss at Duke last week was to learn from its myriad of mistakes. That took, oh, about a full afternoon. By supper time, Kansas coach Charlie Weis was already on Central Michigan. "Everyone knows that this is a critical game because now you go into the Big 12 stretch that we're about to go into,"...
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Jayhawks, Chippewas trying to get back on track

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) The first order of business for Kansas after a lackluster loss at Duke last week was to learn from its myriad of mistakes. That took, oh, about a full afternoon. By supper time, Kansas coach Charlie Weis was already on Central Michigan, hoping that his crew can get things righted before opening Big 12 play. A similar story unfolded this week at Central Michigan...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas’ AD Responds To An Angry Fan’s “Fire Weis” E-Mail Following The Jayhawks Loss To Duke

Twitter/@6NewsLawrence Plenty of athletic directors have received e-mails from angry fans about firing the coach after a bad loss. Not every AD takes the time to respond. Following Kansas’ 41-3 loss at Duke, one KU alum sent an e-mail of that ilk to Kansas’ Sheahon Zenger. To his surprise, he received a response from Zenger a few days later. The Kansas City Star‘s Rustin Dodd wrote...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Things You Need to Know: September 12, 2014

Five Things You Need To Know is a new weekly series from Rock Chalk Blog which highlights what we think are the most important news stories, videos, photos, etc. of the week. Our first installment was two weeks ago. Here are this week’s five things you need to know: 1) Kansas looks to end road losing streak at Duke Kansas hasn’t won a road game in a very long time. In fact,...
Via Rock Chalk Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas’ Charlie Weis Says His Players ‘Should Just Shut Up’

Charlie Weis is apparently not a fan of his players talking to the media.  Following the game against Southeast Missouri State, a 34-28 victory, a number of Jayhawks’ players spoke about losing focus during the contest, which began with 24-straight points by Kansas. Many also mentioned the crowd at Memorial Stadium, which had an attendance of 36,574.  The 58-year-old coach was...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas Football: So Bad They Couldn't Find A Week One Opponent. Again.

Kansas Jayhawks football is so bad, they once again couldn't find anybody to play in week one, and open the season in week two. (6pm Central Time Saturday, ESPN3) Against an FCS team, not even a real D-1 team. That's not intended to be an insult to Southeast Missouri State- hell, they get to play a BCS school. It's yet another indictment to the patheticness (is that even...
Via Sporadic Sentinel
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis and Nelly? Charlie Weis and Nelly.

Charlie Weis and Nelly. Via Brett McMurphy.From the "Formerly relevant college football coach meets formerly relevant rapper" comes this picture of Kansas head coach Charlie Weis with rapper Nelly at Big 12 Media days tweeted out by Brett McMurphy.Charlie Weis & Nelly discuss college football and rapping— Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

KU's Weis is in Johnny Manziel's corner -- kind of

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Count Charlie Weis in Johnny Manziel's corner. Kind of. "I think there are numbers of (players) that don't have any money," the Kansas football coach said during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. Money -- or, rather, major-college players' inability to receive it above the table while their likenesses are marketed by their respective...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Weis' pitch: We're a 'pile of crap'

The Charlie Weis Story. Sometimes it seems like he knows exactly what he's doing, and sometimes you really start to wonder. He had another Charlie Moment on Monday at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas. He was up there talking about his recruiting pitch at Kansas, where he coaches, and it came out he doesn't think much of his roster. "Have you taken a look at that pile of...
Via Fox Sports
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Buyout of Charlie Weis may end up costing Notre Dame $19 million

Notre Dame fans have long moved on from the Charlie Weis era. Weis was hired to coach the Fighting Irish in 2005, and he was unsuccessful in restoring a tradition of winning in South Bend. His successor, Brian Kelly, led Notre Dame to the BCS National Championship game last season. A glance at the school’s payroll might lead you to believe Weis had something to do with it. As Brian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 24, 2013  |  6 Comments
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