Kansas hires Buffalo's Lance Leipold as football coach
April 30, 2021
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas hired Buffalo's Lance Leipold on Friday, turning over one of college football's worst programs to a longtime Division III coach with strong Midwestern roots.
Leipold signed a six-year contract and takes over for Les Miles, who won a national championship at LSU. Miles parted with Kansas after two losing seasons and amid sexual harassment allegations dating to his time with the Tigers.
"It is an exciting and humbling opportunity and this is a day I will never forget," Leipold said in a statement. "We are going to build this program through developing players, d...