Apr 28, 2012; Lawrence, KS, USA; Kansas Jayhawks quarterback Jake Heaps (9) drops back to pass in the first half of the Spring Game at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Football: Previewing Jayhawks Quarterbacks

As the days continue to tick by until the Kansas Jayhawks take the field vs South Dakota on Sept. 7th, here is a look at the team’s quarterbacks.

Jake Heaps: Heaps after sitting out due to NCAA rules last season is ready to play as a junior. The former BYU quarterback as a sophomore, started six games. He passed for 1,452 yards and nine touchdowns. As a freshman, Heaps set BYU records across the board while starting 10 games. He set new records in passing, touchdowns, and wins.

Michael Cummings: Cummings, started five games last season for the Jayhawks. His top game as a freshman came vs Oklahoma where he passed for 111 yards and 10 completions. Cummings threw for three touchdowns and rushed for 123 yards last season.

The quarterback is in a battle with Heaps for the starting role this season.

Montell Cozart: Cozart enters the team as one of two freshman quarterbacks on the roster. He was rated a three-star prospect by Rivals.com. Cozart, threw for 2,759 yards as a senior to go along with 627 rushing yards and five touchdowns.

Jordan Darling: Darling is more of  a normal drop-back quarterback. He enters as a three-star recruit from both Rivals.com and ESPN. Darling, threw for more then 4,700 yards at high school along with 36 touchdowns.


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