Kansas footbal head coach Charlie Weis met with the media Monday to discuss the upcoming spring season.
Kansas football adds three new staff members and changes up roles on a few others.
KU will hold walk-on tryouts for the football team on Thursday, Jan. 31.
Close to 100 high school football coaches were able to talk X's and O's with the KU football coaching staff over the weekend.
Tryouts for position players and specialists will be held in March.
Scott Vestal is in his second season with the Jayhawks and his first as the assistant defensive backs coach. Vestal, who will also work closely with the Jayhawk special teams, spent the 2012 season as the assistant director of football operations for KU.
Vestal joined the Kansas program from the University of Florida. He was the quality control coach for defense for the Gators in 2011 and served in the same role at Texas during the 2010 season.
Prior to his work with the Longhorns, Vestal was a graduate assistant at Louisiana Tech, North Texas and SMU. Overall, Vestal spent four years at SMU, including a year as an assistant to the Director of Football Operations in 2003 before becoming the video graduate assistant in 2004. He also spent one year coaching in the Texas high school ranks, serving as an assistant coach at Berkner High School in Richardson, Texas.
The Dallas, Texas native played safety at Arlington Lamar High School. Vestal earned his bachelor's degree in kinesiology and a minor in history from Texas A&M in 2003 and a master's degree in liberal arts at SMU.