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Focused Jayhawks plan to remain a Big 12 contender

Originally Published: October 18, 2007
By Mark Schlabach | ESPN.com

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- At halftime of Saturday's game against Baylor, former Kansas running back John Riggins wandered through the Memorial Stadium press box, proudly wearing the Jayhawks letterman's jacket given to him nearly four decades earlier.

It had been 37 years since Riggins had stepped foot inside Memorial Stadium, where he became one of the Jayhawks' legendary players after breaking Gale Sayers' KU season-rushing record in 1970.

"I haven't been on that field since ...

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