12th Ranked Jayhawks After First 8-0 Start In 101 Years

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LAWRENCE, KS -- It seems lots of folks want to be buddies with Kansas coach Mark Mangino -- and his unbeaten 12th ranked team.

Mangino says he's got "all kinds of new friends."

Mangino has made a remarkable turnaround in his sixth season at
a school where basketball has always ruled.

Kansas is led by an iron-willed sophomore quarterback and a
cornerback-wide receiver who seems to rise to every challenge.

The Jayhawks are 7-0 for the first time since 1995.

If they keep their streak alive and win this week at Texas A&M,
Kansas will be 8-0 for the first time since 1906.

A Big 12 championship and a BCS bowl game might even lurk down
the road.

But the Aggies have beaten Kansas seven games in a row -- and
never lost to the Jayhawks at home.