Top 10 KU football players to watch vs. Nicholls State

247Sports - 2018-09-01


Well, September is finally here.In a matter of hours the Jayhawks will officially begin the 2018 season, with kickoff scheduled at 6 p.m. for the season opener against Nicholls State. As of Friday, the Jayhawks were still more than a touchdown favorite to get the win in newly-renamed David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. But the sense heading into the game seems to be that Nicholls Stateis a talented FCS squadwho could pose KU some problems.As it were, Nicholls State has hung with FBS opponents in Texas A&M and Georgia over the last two seasons — though they ultimately lost both games. As for the Jayhawks, they'll look to match their win total from a year ago. In 2017, KU began the season with a win over SEMO before losing 11 straight contests to end the season.Regardless, with so many newcomers — both transfers and freshman — expected to affect things right away for the Jayhawks, we came up with a list of 10 players to watch in the season opener for KU and college football fans alike.Here are the players worth keeping an eye on...