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Weis convinced new defensive scheme can cut it

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Texas Tech tight end Jace Amaro is tackled by Kansas linebacker Cassius Sendish after a completed pass during an NCAA football game in Lawrence on Saturday.

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LAWRENCE — After watching Kansas surrender at least 40 points six times in Big 12 play last season, Jayhawks head coach Charlie Weis reached a couple of conclusions.
First, his base defense wasn’t designed to stop high-octane Big 12 offenses. Second, he had to switch some personnel to keep opposing teams from using the spread to create mismatches.
“Everyone has three and four wide receivers out there and you can’t match up base defense against four wide receivers and be competitive in this league,” Weis said. “So many teams are not only running no huddle, but snapping the ball ...


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