Insider Names Top 2 Candidates For The Kansas Football Job

first_imgA general view of Kansas' football stadium.LAWRENCE, KS – NOVEMBER 04: Memorial Stadium sits empty before the game between the Baylor Bears and the Kansas Jayhawks on November 4, 2017 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Brian Davidson/Getty Images)With the news that Kansas will terminate head coach David Beaty at the end of the season comes plenty of speculation as to who will replace him.Kansas has been a Big 12 cellar dweller for a decade and has not had a winning season since 2008.But CBS Sports analyst Dennis Dodd believes that Kansas have a few good candidates available.Dodd believes that former LSU head coach Les Miles is the No. 1 candidate for the job. Ranked No. 2 is N.C. State head coach Dave Doeren.Signs pointing to Les Miles being the top candidate at Kansas. Candidates.— Dennis Dodd (@dennisdoddcbs) November 5, 2018Citing the strong relationship with Kansas AD Jeff Long, Dodd suggested that Miles would be an ideal candidate for the job.Miles has been out of work since being fired in the middle of the 2016 LSU season.Doeren is a former Kansas assistant under prior head coach Mark Mangino. He was recently a candidate for the Tennessee job but ultimately remained with the Wolfpack in the ACC.Since taking over the job in 2013, Doeren has coached NC State to four bowl games, winning three and finishing the 2017 season ranked No. 23.last_img

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