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2014 Kansas Jayhawks football team

The 2014 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the 2014 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Jayhawks were led by head coach Charlie Weis for the first four games of the season and interim head coach Clint Bowen for the remainder of the season. The team played their home games at Memorial Stadium. They were a member of the Big 12 Conference. They finished the season 3–9, 1–8 in Big 12 play to finish in ninth place.

2014 Kansas Jayhawks football
University of Kansas athletics (logo).svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
2014 record3–9 (1–8 Big 12)
Head coachCharlie Weis (Games 1–4) (3rd year)
Clint Bowen (interim, games 5–12) (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorJohn Reagan (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorDave Campo (3rd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,071)
Seasons
← 2013
2015 →
2014 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 7 Baylor +   8 1         11 2  
No. 3 TCU +   8 1         12 1  
No. 18 Kansas State   7 2         9 4  
Oklahoma   5 4         8 5  
West Virginia   5 4         7 6  
Texas   5 4         6 7  
Oklahoma State   4 5         7 6  
Texas Tech   2 7         4 8  
Kansas   1 8         3 9  
Iowa State   0 9         2 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
As of January 1, 2015; Rankings from AP Poll

On September 28, after starting the year 2–2 and going only 6–22 in two-plus seasons, head coach Charlie Weis was fired.[1] Linebackers coach Clint Bowen was named interim head coach for the remainder of the season.

Contents

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position
Charlie Weis Head coach (Games 1–4)
Clint Bowen Interim Head coach (Games 5–12)/Linebackers coach
Dave Campo Assistant Head Coach-Defense/Defensive Backs Coach
John Reagan Offensive Line Coach/Offensive Coordinator
Reggie Mitchell Running Backs Coach/Recruiting Coordinator
Ron Powlus Quarterbacks Coach
Jeff Blasko Tight Ends Coach
Buddy Wyatt Defensive Line Coach
Scott Vestal Assistant Defensive Backs Coach
Eric Kiesau Wide Receivers Coach

[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 66:00 PMSE Missouri State*JTVW 34–2836,574
September 132:30 PMat Duke*ACCRSNL 3–4125,203
September 202:30 PMCentral Michigan*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FSNW 24–1034,822
September 273:00 PMTexas 
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FS1L 0–2336,904
October 43:00 PMat West VirginiaFSNL 14–3352,164
October 113:00 PMNo. 16 Oklahoma State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FS1L 20–2731,985
October 182:30 PMat Texas TechFSNL 21–3454,071
November 13:00 PMat No. 12 BaylorFS1L 14–6047,574
November 82:30 PMIowa State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FSNW 34–1433,288
November 152:00 PMNo. 5 TCU
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FS1L 30–3430,889
November 2211:00 AMat No. 23 OklahomaFS1L 7–4484,908
November 293:00 PMat No. 11 Kansas StateFS1L 13–5153,439
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

[3]

RosterEdit

2014 Kansas Jayhawks football roster
(Starters in bold)

Quarterbacks

  •  2 Montell Cozart - So.
  • 10 T.J. Millweard -   So.
  • 14 Michael Cummings –   Jr.
  • 16 Jordan Darling -   Fr.

Running Backs

  •  6 Corey Avery - Fr.
  • 23 De'Andre Mann - Jr.
  • 25 Brandon Bourbon –     Sr.
  • 29 Joe Dineen - Fr.
  • 34 Aaron Plump - Jr.
  • 36 Taylor Cox -     Sr.
  • 40 Preston Randall -   So.

Fullbacks

  • 43 Ed Fink –   Sr.

Wide Receivers

  •  1 Rodriguez Coleman -   Jr.
  •  3 Tony PiersonSr.
  •  4 Tyler Patrick - Fr.'
  •  5 Bobby Hartzog - Fr.
  •  7 Derrick Neal - Fr.
  •  8 Nick Harwell -   Sr.
  •  9 Nigel King - Jr.
  • 11 Tre' Parmalee - Jr.
  • 12 Darious Crawley - Fr.
  • 15 Seth Conway - Jr.
  • 19 Justin McCay -   Sr.
  • 80 Matt Hentges -   So.
  • 82 Shakiem Barbiel - Jr.

Tight Ends

  • 41 Jimmay Mundine  Sr.
  • 44 Scott Baron -   Jr.
  • 81 Kent Taylor -   (TR)
  • 84 Ben Johnson -   Fr.
  • 85 Trent Smiley –   Sr.
  • 86 Andrew Zimmer - Fr.
 

Offensive Line

  • 55 Jacob Bragg - Fr.
  • 61 Pat Lewandowski  Sr.
  • 63 Ngalu Fusimalohi - Sr.
  • 65 Mike Smithburg - Sr.
  • 67 Joey Bloomfield -   Fr.
  • 70 Keyon Haughton - Jr.
  • 71 Devon Williams - Jr.
  • 73 Damon Martin  Jr.
  • 74 Brian Beckmann -   So.
  • 75 Apa Visinia - Fr.
  • 76 Bryan Peters –   Jr.
  • 77 Joe Gibson -   Fr.
  • 78 Larry Mazcyk - Jr.
  • 79 Jordan Shelley-Smith -   So.

Defensive Line

  • 13 Damani Mosby - Jr.
  • 35 T.J. Semke -   Jr.
  • 56 Anthony Olobia -   Jr.
  • 64 Kyle Pullia - So.
  • 90 Kapil Fletcher - Jr.
  • 91 D.J. Williams - Fr.
  • 92 Lay'Trion Jones - Fr.
  • 93 Ben Goodman  Jr.
  • 94 Tyler Holmes -   So.
  • 95 Andrew Bolton -   Jr.
  • 96 Daniel Wise - Fr.
  • 98 Keon Stowers - Sr.
  • 99 Tedarian Johnson - Sr.
 

Linebackers

  •  6 Kyron Watson - Fr.
  • 17 Josh Ehambe - Fr.
  • 27 Victor Simmons – Sr.
  • 28 Courtney Arnick -   So.
  • 31 Ben HeeneySr.
  • 32 Schyler Miles - Jr.
  • 37 Beau Bell - Jr.
  • 44 Mike Zunica -   So.
  • 46 Kellen Ash -   Fr.
  • 53 Colton Goeas -   Fr.
  • 55 Michael ReynoldsSr.
  • 57 Jake Love  Jr.
  • 59 Cameron Rosser -   So.

Cornerbacks

  •  1 Matthew Boateng - Fr.
  •  7 Kevin Short -   Jr.
  • 12 Dexter McDonald - Sr.
  • 22 Greg Allen -   So.
  • 23 Ronnie Davis - Jr.
  • 24 JaCorey ShepherdSr.
  • 26 Colin Spencer -   Fr.
  • 36 Chevy Graham - So.
  • 39 Michael Glatczak - Jr.

Safeties

  •  5 Isaiah Johnson - Jr.
  •  9 Anthony Smithson - So.
  • 30 Tevin Shaw -   So.
  • 33 Cassius Sendish - Sr.
  • 38 Jaccare Givens - Sr.
  • 43 Alex Matlock –   Jr.

Special Teams

  • 13 John Duvic - Fr. (K)
  • 14 Andrew Yoxall - So. (P)
  • 16 Trevor Pardula - Sr. (P/K)
  • 17 Matthew Wyman - Jr. (K)
  • 18 Eric Kahn -   Jr. (K)
  • 19 Austin Barone -   So. (K)
  • 52 Reese Randall - Fr. (LS)
  • 60 Reilly Jeffers - Jr. (LS)
  • 64 Jordan Goldenberg - So. (LS)
  • 68 John Wirtel - So. (LS)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dodd, Rustin (September 28, 2014). "KU Fires Charlie Weis in the Midst of Third Season as Jayhawks' Football Coach". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved September 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "Official Kansas Football Roster". Kansas Athletics. Retrieved February 3, 2014.
  3. ^ "2014 Kansas Football Schedule". University of Kansas Department of Athletics. Archived from the original on July 3, 2013. Retrieved February 3, 2014.