Talk of the College Football World in 2022, Kansas Jayhawks 4-0 after beating Duke, 35-27

QB Jalon Daniels

September 24, 2022

LAWRENCE, Kan.  Junior quarterback Jalon Daniels accounted for all five touchdowns to lead Kansas to a 35-27 win against Duke Saturday in front of a crowd of 47,233 fans at a sold out David Booth Memorial Stadium. Kansas improved to 4-0 for the first time since the 2009 season.

Daniels passed for four touchdowns and rushed for another, amassing 407 yards of total offense to lead KU. The Lawndale, California, native was 19-for-23 for 324 yards passing and rushed for 83 yards on 11 carries. 

For the game, KU posted a season-high 528 yards with 324 yards in the air and 204 on the ground. The Jayhawks improved to 2-0 at home for the first time since the 2013 season. KU also improved to 3-0 in non-conference play for the first time since 2009. 

Kansas outgained Duke 329-216 in total yards in the first half with Daniels responsible for 262 of those yards going 11-for-12 passing for 200 yards and rushing for 62 yards on seven carries. He threw for two scores in the opening half.