September 11, 2007

Mortensen can't forget Toledo game

It's almost one year later after the Jayhawk's heartbreaking loss to the Toledo Rockets; a loss that would rob KU of a chance at appearing in back to back bowl games. Mark Mangino knows he won't have to remind the players the significance of their rematch against the Rockets this Saturday.

"Some things, just don't need to be talked about." Mangino said.

While the coaches are trying to focus on the task at hand, it may be a little tougher for the players. Especially junior linebacker Joe Mortensen, who on Tuesday in front of reporters, looked like a man ready to get his revenge.

"Coach told us not to think about last year - but it's tough not too," said Mortensen.

Last year Toledo put up 37 points against the Jayhawks in double overtime. Repeating that task might be tougher this year with the physical development of KU's defense.

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