Local 2011 duo sign early

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In discussing his recruiting strategy Friday afternoon, Kansas head coach Turner Gill clarified something about what he and his staff look for in a player.

He places an unquestionably high premium on speed, yes, but having speed is more than just about being "fast." "I want to make sure that we're more explosive," Gill explained, in Friday's season-ending press conference. "Not fast necessarily, but we need guys to have a suddenness, a burst, being able to explode into contact." In January, the Jayhawks will obtain the services of two early...