Kansas denies offering coaching job
Athletic director Lew Perkins says he has not offered the vacant
Kansas coaching job amid reports that the school is negotiating
with Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh.
Perkins has been interviewing candidates to replace Mark
Mangino, who resigned under pressure after an investigation into
his treatment of players. Perkins is known to have talked to
Buffalo coach Turner Gill and Mississippi coach Houston Nutt.
Perkins issued a statement Friday insisting he would not comment
on unsubstantiated reports. He added, “Having said that, I will
reiterate at this time that the process is ongoing. We have not
offered the head coaching position to anyone.”
A school spokesman declined to say whether Perkins was
negotiating with any candidates.