KU to Honor former football players and teams Featured

(KUAthletics) Kansas Athletics and K Club have announced plans to honor three Jayhawks legends and two historic KU football teams during the up coming season.

Kansas alums Chris Harris Jr., Todd Reesing and Larry Brown will be added to the Ring of Honor at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium during home games this season. In addition, KU will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1968 team that earned a trip to the Orange Bowl, as well as the 10-year anniversary of the 2008 Insight Bowl Champions.
Chris Harris Jr. is a three-time Pro Bowl selection, he was First-Team All-Pro in 2016, and helped the Denver Broncos to a victory in Super Bowl 50. He is set to begin his eighth season with the team. While at KU, he helped the Jayhawks to an 8-5 record in 2008 and a 42-21 win over Minnesota in the Insight Bowl.
Todd Reesing, who owns 14 school records, is one of the most decorated players in Kansas history. He is remembered most for his sophomore season when he led the 2007 Jayhawk football team to a 12-1 season and a 24-21 win over Virginia Tech in the 2008 Orange Bowl,.
Larry Brown A tight end for the Jayhawks from 1967-70, Brown played 13 seasons in the NFL for the Pittsburgh Steelers as a tight end and tackle, where he was a three-time Pro Bowl selection and four-time Super Bowl Champion. Brown helped the 1968 team to a 9-2 record, tie for the Big Eight title and an appearance in the 1969 Orange Bowl.

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