football-fbs flag

Anthony Chiusano | NCAA.com | August 19, 2017

Four Kansas walk-ons surprised with scholarships at Royals game

  It was a memorable night for Mazin Aql, Beau Lawrence, Cole Moos and Reese Randall.

Kansas senior punter Cole Moos thought that he was being chosen for a karaoke segment when he and three other Jayhawks were singled out on Kauffman Stadium's video board during the team's outing at Friday night's Kansas City Royals vs. Cleveland Indians game.

Moos never got to show off his pipes though. Instead, he and three other former walk-ons — Mazin Aql, Beau Lawrence and Reese Randall — were surprised with scholarships in front of a crowd of nearly 36,000.

While it was clear none of the four recipients had any idea of what was coming, their teammates were quick to provide congratulatory hugs and high-fives.

MORE SCHOLARSHIP SURPRISES: Indiana | Georgia Tech | Notre Dame | Bowling Green

Hear from a couple of the Jayhawks below, as they describe their moments of awe:

The 2020 NCAA men's basketball bracket projected, about 100 days from Selection Sunday

Andy Katz gives his predictions on how the NCAA Division I men's college basketball bracket will look on Selection Sunday, about 100 days before.
READ MORE

Michigan soars to the top of Andy Katz's latest Power 36 college basketball rankings

After knocking off the likes of Iowa State, North Carolina and Gonzaga in the Battle 4 Atlantis holiday tournament, Michigan finds itself atop Andy Katz's latest Power 36 rankings.
READ MORE

The calorie-free guide to college basketball’s best Thanksgiving tournaments

Early season tournaments have become a tradition around Thanksgiving time in college basketball. Check out which tournaments have the biggest names, teams and potential matchups this year, as Andy Katz breaks it all down.
READ MORE

Subscribe To Email Updates

Enter your information to receive emails about offers, promotions from NCAA.com and our partners