Jayhawks will play four 15-minute quarters with a running clock.
Matthew Middleton is in his first season at Kansas as a quality control coach on offense. Middleton came to Lawrence from Chadron State College (NCAA Div. II) in Nebraska, where he coached wide receivers as a volunteer assistant during the 2011 season. Before his stint with the Eagles, Middleton coached receivers and kick returners at Nebraska-Omaha from 2009-10.
The Kansas City, Kan., native graduated from Ottawa University in 2008, where he was an all-conference wide receiver for three-straight seasons. He was also an All-KCAC (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) punt returner during his four-year career. After graduating with his bachelor's degree in sports and recreational management, Middleton stayed with the Braves for the 2008 season as part-time assistant.
At Bonner Springs High School, Middleton was a talented three-sport star, where he wrestled, played football and competed in track and field. He was named BSHS Male Athlete of the Year during his senior year (2003-04).