Mitch Barnhart releases statement regarding Kansas AD job

Being a Kansas native with family in the area, having gone to Ottawa University in Kansas and my wife, Connie being a Kansas alum, I have many ties to the state. We have received calls from friends and supporters of the university about the athletic director position at Kansas. I have not been formally contacted by the University of Kansas. I am 100% focused on UK Athletics. We have made progress in many areas over the last eight years, but we need to provide our coaches and student-athletes with the facilities to compete at the highest level. We have initiated the process of building a new track and are now focused on how we can upgrade Commonwealth Stadium and our football facilities. Our 22 sports receive unbelievable support from the Big Blue Nation and our fans deserve championship level success across the board. – UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart

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  • by will Location: Bulan on Nov 15, 2010 at 04:04 PM
    It will be nice to see your tail lights disappear on the horizon.
  • by Joe Location: Lexington on Nov 15, 2010 at 03:27 PM
    Please move on so we can get a good A.D that won't gouge the fans on ticket prices


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