Les Miles Announces Major Coaching Change At Kansas

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p “Brent is one of the brightest individuals I have encountered in all of my years coaching,” Miles said, via press release. “His experience as a record-setting coach and quarterback at the collegiate level will benefit our offense immediately. I believe our players will be naturally drawn to Brent’s leadership and coaching ability. I have the utmost trust in his ability to lead young men and this move puts our players in the best position to be successful moving forward.”Brent Dearmon to take over as #KUfball Offensive CoordinatorMore ➝ https://t.co/jHZquGlhOq pic.twitter.com/4qPrCcEkrc— Kansas Football (@KU_Football) October 6, 2019Kansas is 2-4 on the season after Saturday’s loss to Oklahoma. The Jayhawks exploded for 48 points in a Sept. 13 win over Boston College, but have produced 89 total points in their other five games.Dearmon is regarded as an innovative offensive mind and an expert when in comes to Run-Pass Option (RPO) concepts. If he can duplicate the success the Jayhawks had against BC, he’ll be well-received as an OC.We’ll see if Miles’ faith in Dearmon is rewarded. Kansas cheerleader runs with a Jayhawk flag during football game.LAWRENCE, KS – SEPTEMBER 29: A Kansas Jayhawks cheerleaders runs with a Jayhawk flag after a touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Memorial Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)Kansas football head coach Les Miles has officially fired offensive coordinator Les Koenning and promoted senior offensive consultant Brent Dearmon to fill the role.Miles announced the move this evening. Koenning lasted only six games as the Jayhawks’ offensive coordinator, with Miles opting to make a change midway through his first season in Lawrence.Dearmon, meanwhile, is also in his first year at KU. He led his alma mater Bethel University, an NAIA program, to a 10-0 regular season as a head coach in 2018.Bethel averaged 55.0 points per game, the top scoring average on any level of college football.last_img

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