Tony Pierson out for season

Updated: November 19, 2013, 9:02 PM ET
Associated Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Top playmaker Tony Pierson will miss the rest of the season for Kansas because of recurring symptoms from a concussion he sustained against Texas Tech last month.

Jayhawks coach Charlie Weis said Tuesday that "a healthy Tony is critical to the success of our program, but not at the risk of Tony."

Pierson missed most of four games after he sustained a concussion while getting tackled Oct. 5. He returned Nov. 9 at Oklahoma State but took another big hit in ...

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