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Kansas DC Carl Torbush retires

Kansas DC Carl Torbush retires

Preparing for a battle with cancer, Kansas defensive coordinator Carl Torbush announced his retirement from football Tuesday. The veteran coach, who prowled sidelines in five different decades, remains optimistic when looking into the future.

In recent weeks, Carl Torbush has had to face down some pretty heavy stuff. Diagnosed with what he described as "low grade prostate cancer," the first-year Kansas defensive coordinator began to contemplate his future. He thought about football, and his quality of life. He talked things over with his wife, Janet. As a man of faith, he prayed. And when he'd at last come to a decision on what he... Recommended Stories

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The recently-retired Kansas DC discusses his decision to retire, outlook for future of KU football