When descending upon Lawrence for an athletic event, Allen Fieldhouse is the typical center of gravity, where basketball is the native language. However, David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium is a classic gem on the planet of college football. Championships may not have frequented the football trophy cases like they have on the hard wood, but the traditions that have built this program are all winners.Continue reading “KANSAS – DAVID BOOTH KANSAS MEMORIAL STADIUM”
The Illini and Jayhawks are two emerging programs that are meeting with a focus on proving which is making the stronger progression. Kansas comes in having mutilated Missouri State, and Illinois arrives in Lawrence after a scare against Toledo. A near capacity crowd entered the gates of David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium as hope for Jayhawk football was surging.Continue reading “Game #333: Illinois @ Kansas”
A blistering hot day in southwest Tennessee had Liberty Bowl patrons wiping brows and seeking hydration. The Memphis Tigers were set to host Kansas, a team from a power five conference – although the term “power” is used loosely, as the Jayhawks have not won a road game since 2009.
Getting back at Kansas should have been the driving force for Iowa State. Last season, the Jayhawks kept the Cyclones out of the Big 12 Championship game with a come-from-behind, overtime victory in Lawrence. For Iowa State, thoughts of revenge may have been clouded by the fact that their team has been suffering through a winless conference campaign in 2006. It quickly became evident that no amount of revenge, redemption, or fan support that shuffled into Jack Trice Stadium could lift the Cyclones toward victory…