High-flying Kansas offense gets Central Michigan in Week 2
September 8, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Everything that Kansas coach David Beaty envisioned when he landed junior college transfer Peyton Bender and plucked offensive coordinator Doug Meacham from TCU manifested itself in the first quarter of the Jayhawks' season-opening rout of Southeast Missouri State.
There was the 77-yard touchdown pass to Steven Sims Jr. that set the tone in the opening minutes, then the short touchdown pass to Chase Harrell that proved the first score was no fluke.
Bender proceeded to throw two more touchdown passes, and finished with 364 yards through the air, in the kind of perform...