Rivera, Jayhawks ready to party with Wildcats again
Oct 3, 2007 | Posted by: Kansas City Star | Full story: Kansas City Star
“I do not want to say something (stupid)”
LAWRENCE | Hours before Tuesday's practice would begin, Kansas linebacker Mike Rivera was already wearing his football gloves.
'I'm just ready to go,' Rivera explained. 'I don't know, I'm just kind of jacked up, ready to get this party started.'
No one could blame Rivera for equating a game against Kansas State to a party. Not after last season. The Jayhawks rattled K-State quarterback Josh Freeman, sacked him four times and picked off three of his passes in a 39-20 romp.
The pre-party has shaped up identically this year. Freeman is coming off another Texas stomp, in leading the Wildcats to an upset of the highly-ranked Longhorns. The Jayhawks, meanwhile, have been cramming K-State film during a conveniently-placed bye week. Last year, that combination led to an easy Kansas win. What will it mean on Saturday? At least one Wildcat believes it will mean nothing. Read more
|Big shoes to fill: Kansas Jayhawks (Apr '13)||Apr '13||Willie Weeks||2|
|Weis seeking upgrades after first season at KU (Dec '12)||Dec '12||Tim||2|
|KU tight end Ragone selected to Mackey Award wa... (Jul '12)||Jul '12||mr tibbs||1|
|Tabuyo Looking Forward To Oregon Visit (Jun '12)||Jun '12||Derek Jeter Jersey||2|
|Jayhawks Hand Ohio State 1st Loss (Dec '11)||Dec '11||Mr Breeze||3|
|Jayhawk Football game at Minnesota 1970........... (Jun '11)||Jun '11||froggopher||1|
|KU football player arrested for DUI (Feb '11)||Feb '11||Chosen Traveler||1|