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Bonner Springs alum David Jaynes, shown here against Missouri in a file photo from his career at quarterback at Kansas University, will be among nine Kansas Sports Hall of Fame inductees in October.

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Dropping back one more time: Jaynes enters Kansas Sports Hall of Fame

On Sunday in Wichita, David Jaynes will be inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. So, a few months back, he picked up the phone to talk to a reporter about the honor. This meant he had to talk about football again, about the 21-year-old college kid he used to be rather than, say, pilot his airplane or tend land on his Telluride, Colo. property — both he’d much rather be doing than talking about football again. But before long David Jaynes is choked up, reliving one of the earliest, most pivotal memories he associates with the game.

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Bonner Springs alum, KU legend Jaynes among Hall of Fame inductees

Bonner Springs High School alum and former All-American Kansas University quarterback David Jaynes will be inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012.


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