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2015 Kansas Jayhawks football team

The 2015 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Jayhawks were led by first year head coach David Beaty. The team played their home games at Memorial Stadium. The Jayhawks finished the season 0–12, 0–9 in conference play. They finished in last place in the Big 12 Conference. Their winless season was only the second time in school history they finished winless, the other time being the 1954 team.

2015 Kansas Jayhawks football
University of Kansas athletics (logo).svg
ConferenceBig 12 Conference
2015 record0–12 (0–9 Big 12)
Head coachDavid Beaty (1st season)
Offensive coordinatorRob Likens (1st season)
Co-defensive coordinatorClint Bowen (2nd season)
Co-defensive coordinatorKenny Perry (1st season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,071)
Seasons
← 2014
2016 →
2015 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Oklahoma $^   8 1         11 2  
No. 20 Oklahoma State   7 2         10 3  
No. 7 TCU   7 2         11 2  
No. 13 Baylor   6 3         10 3  
West Virginia   4 5         8 5  
Texas Tech   4 5         7 6  
Texas   4 5         5 7  
Kansas State   3 6         6 7  
Iowa State   2 7         3 9  
Kansas   0 9         0 12  
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

Coaching staffEdit

Name Position
David Beaty Head Coach
Clint Bowen Assistant Head Coach/Defensive Coordinator
Rob Likens Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks
Reggie Mitchell Recruiting Coordinator/Running Backs
Zach Yenser Run Game Coordinator/Offensive Line
Kevin Kane Linebackers
Klint Kubiak Wide Receivers
Calvin Thibodeaux Defensive Line
Kenny Perry Co-Defensive Coordinator/Cornerbacks
Je'Ney Jackson Director of Football Strength & Conditioning

[1]

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 511:00 AMNo. 16 (FCS) South Dakota State*FSNL 38–4130,144
September 126:00 PMMemphis*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
JTVL 23–5537,798
September 2611:00 AMat Rutgers*BTNL 14–2746,136
October 311:00 AMat Iowa StateFSNL 13–3855,837
October 1011:00 AMNo. 3 Baylor
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FS1L 7–6625,910
October 1711:00 AMTexas Tech
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FS1L 20–3025,186
October 242:30 PMat No. 14 Oklahoma StateFS1L 10–5859,486
October 312:30 PMNo. 14 Oklahoma 
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FS1L 7–6226,677
November 77:00 PMat TexasJTVL 20–5992,529
November 1411:00 AMat No. 13 TCUFS1L 17–2344,375
November 2111:00 AMWest Virginia
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Lawrence, KS
FSNL 0–4921,415
November 283:00 PMKansas State
FS1L 14–4523,842
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[2]

Game summariesEdit

South Dakota StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#16 (FCS) Jackrabbits 17 14 3 7 41
Jayhawks 7 7 14 10 38
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
2–0 2012 W 31–17

MemphisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 10 14 24 7 55
Jayhawks 10 3 7 3 23
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
First meeting

at RutgersEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 0 7 7 0 14
Scarlet Knights 7 13 7 0 27
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
First meeting

at Iowa StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 0 0 6 7 13
Cyclones 3 14 14 7 38
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
50–38–6 2014 W 34–14

BaylorEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#3 Bears 24 28 14 0 66
Jayhawks 7 0 0 0 7
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
4–10 2014 L 14–60

Texas TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Raiders 3 17 3 7 30
Jayhawks 0 0 6 14 20
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
1–15 2014 L 21–34

at Oklahoma StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 0 10 0 0 10
#14 Cowboys 14 21 21 2 58
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
29–33–2 2014 L 20–27

OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#14 Sooners 21 17 17 7 62
Jayhawks 0 7 0 0 7
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
28–71–6 2014 L 7–44

at TexasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 7 7 0 6 20
Longhorns 17 7 14 21 59
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
2–12 2014 L 0–23

at TCUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Jayhawks 3 7 0 7 17
#13 Horned Frogs 10 0 3 10 23
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
8–19–4 2014 L 30–34

West VirginiaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mountaineers 28 14 7 0 49
Jayhawks 0 0 0 0 0
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
1–3 2014 L 14–33

Kansas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wildcats 28 7 3 7 45
Jayhawks 7 0 0 7 14
Overall Record Last Meeting Result
65–42–5 2014 L 13–51

RosterEdit

2015 Kansas Jayhawks football roster
(Starters in bold)

Quarterbacks

  •  2 Montell CozartJr.
  •  8 Keaton Perry – TR
  •  9 Carter Stanley – Fr.
  • 10 T. J. Millweard –   Jr.
  • 13 Ryan WillisFr.
  • 15 Deondre Ford – Jr.
  • 14 Michael Cummings –   Sr.  
  • 18 Frankie Seurer –   Jr.

Running Backs

  • 22 Ke'aun KinnerJr.
  • 23 De'Andre Mann – Sr.
  • 24 Taylor Martin – Fr.
  • 25 J.J. Jolaoso – Jr.
  • 32 Reese Randall –   Fr.
  • 33 Ryan Schadler –   Fr.
  • 36 Taylor Cox –   Sr.
  • 40 Preston Randall –   Jr.

Wide Receivers

  •  1 LaQuivionte Gonzales – TR
  •  3 Chase Harrell – Fr.
  •  4 Tyler Patrick –   Fr.
  •  5 Bobby Hartzog – So.
  •  6 Joshua StanfordJr.
  •  7 Derrick Neal – So.
  • 11 Tre' ParmaleeSr.
  • 12 Darious Crawley – So.
  • 16 Steven SimsFr.
  • 17 Quincy Perdue – So.
  • 20 Emmanuel Moore – Fr.
  • 26 Chris Bell – Fr.
  • 27 Luke Curtis – Fr.
  • 30 Seth Conway – Sr.
  • 80 Matt Hentges –   Jr.
  • 82 Shakiem Barbiel – Sr.
  • 83 Jeremiah Booker – Fr.
  • 85 Austin Moses – Jr.
  • 88 Eric Rivers – Jr.
  • 89 DeAnte Ford – Fr.

Tight Ends

  • 19 Jace SternbergerFr.
  • 49 Sebastian Sock – Fr.
  • 81 Kent Taylor –   Jr.
  • 84 Ben Johnson  So.
  • 86 Brock Gilmore – Jr.
 

Offensive Line

  • 55 Jacob Bragg –   Fr.
  • 59 Jackson Jenkins – Fr.
  • 62 D'Andre BanksJr.
  • 63 Aaron Garza – Fr.
  • 64 Kyle Pullia – Jr.
  • 65 Jayson Rhodes – So.
  • 66 Hunter Saulsbury – Fr.
  • 68 Beau Lawrence – Fr.
  • 69 Mesa Ribordy – Fr.
  • 70 Keyon HaughtonSr.
  • 71 Devon Williams –   Jr.
  • 72 Will Smith – Jr.
  • 73 Larry Hughes – Fr.
  • 74 Clyde McCauley – Fr.
  • 76 Bryan Peters  Sr.
  • 77 Joe Gibson –   So.
  • 78 Larry MazyckSr.
  • 79 Jordan Shelley-Smith  Jr.

Defensive Line

  • 10 Ben Goodman  Sr.
  • 13 Damani Mosby  Jr.
  • 17 Josh Ehambe –   Fr.
  • 35 T.J. Semke –   Sr.
  • 46 Dorance Armstrong – Fr.
  • 52 Mazin Aql – Fr.
  • 54 Jacky Dezir – So.
  • 56 Anthony Olobia –   Jr.
  • 57 Taylor Stine – Fr.
  • 67 Ben Swanton – Fr.
  • 90 Kapil Fletcher – Sr.
  • 91 D.J. Williams –   Fr.
  • 92 Timmy Hamilton – TR
  • 92 Lay'Trion Jones –   Fr.  
  • 94 Tyler Holmes –   Jr.
  • 96 Daniel Wise  Fr.
  • 97 Kellen Ash –   So.
  • 98 Jason Nix – TR
  • 99 Corey KingSr.
 

Linebackers

  •  5 Marcquis RobertsJr.
  •  6 Kyron Watson – So.
  • 20 Keith Loneker, Jr. – TR
  • 28 Courtney Arnick  Jr.
  • 29 Joe Dineen – So.
  • 31 Osaze Ogbebor – Fr.
  • 32 Schyler Miles –   Jr.
  • 34 Aaron Plump – Sr.
  • 37 Beau Bell – Sr.
  • 40 Jacob Davis – Jr.
  • 41 Kendall Duckworth – Fr.
  • 44 Mike Zunica –   Jr.
  • 49 Hudson Hall – Fr.
  • 59 Cameron Rosser – Jr.

Cornerbacks

  •  4 Shaquille Richmond – Fr.
  •  8 Brandon StewartJr.
  • 19 Tyrone MillerFr.
  • 23 Ronnie Lewis – Sr.
  • 25 Marnez Ogletree – Jr.
  • 26 Colin Spencer –   So.
  • 36 Chevy Graham – Jr.
  • 47 Nathan Miller – Fr.

Safeties

  •  9 Anthony SmithsonJr.
  • 16 Denzel Feaster – Fr.
  • 22 Greg Allen  Jr.
  • 24 Bazie Bates – Jr.
  • 30 Tevin Shaw  Jr.
  • 38 Hunter January – Fr.
  • 39 Michael Glatczak – Sr.
  • 43 Mason Ramirez – Fr.

Special Teams

  •  7 Matthew WymanSr. (K)
  • 14 Nick Bartolotta – So. (K)
  • 18 Eric Kahn –   Sr. (K/P)
  • 45 Ruben GuzmanSr. (P)
  • 64 Jordan Goldenberg – Jr. (LS)
  • 68 John WirtelJr. (LS)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kansas football coaching staff". University of Kansas Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 14, 2015.
  2. ^ "2015 Kansas Jayhawks Football Schedule". FB Schedules. Retrieved June 5, 2015.