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AP Sports Writer 

Jayhawks to honor '07 team, open season vs SE Missouri St


September 1, 2017

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — One of the best teams in Kansas history will be inducted into its Hall of Fame on Saturday.

Then, this year's version of the Jayhawks will try to take another step toward following in their path.

The team 10 years ago coached by Mark Mangino and led by stars such as Todd Reesing and Aqib Talib won 12 games, came within a hair of playing for a national championship, and beat Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl to cap what at the time was one of the most remarkable seasons in the history of the Big 12.

But things unraveled quickly over the ensuing years: Mangino was force...

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