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Weis says pick KU last

Posted July 22nd, 2013

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DALLAS – How many times does a head coach actually agree with a sportswriter? Answer, it’s rare.

But Kansas coach Charlie Weis opened off his press sesssion Monday at the Big 12 media days by telling print reporters he agreed with their vote that ranked his Jayhawks last among the 10 teams in the conference.

Kansas was 1-11 a year ago; the Jayhawks lone victory came in the season opener against South Dakota State.

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“It’s justifiable,” Weis said Monday at the Big 12 media days in downtown Dallas. “If I were you, I’d pick us in the same spot.”

Kansas did get better down the stretch, with a near home upset of Texas followed by a double overtime road loss to Texas Tech.

Weis said he took nothing positive  from the close loss to UT. Longhorn backup quarterback Case McCoy threw a one-yard touchdown to tight end D.J. Grant with 12 seconds to go to give the Longhorns a 21-17 victory.

“I was happy for Mack (Brown),” Weis said. “I was miserable for me.”

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