Despite the lack of a permanent head coach, Kansas football got a big win Thursday.
Just a few months after his surprising commitment to the Ohio State Buckeyes, Olathe North tight end Josh Moore has flipped from the Buckeyes to the Kansas Jayhawks. Moore will stay closer to home to play his college ball but will leave the Buckeyes short a "pure" tight end in the 2015 recruiting class. Rivals' Kansas site Jayhawk Slant first reported the news. Jayhawk Slant dubbed the parting "mutual".
Moore had committed to the Buckeyes during Friday Night Lights, which came as a surprise given that many felt the Bucks had brought Kentucky commit C.J. Conrad with the hope of him earning a committable offer. Conrad left that evening after a night that probably wasn't his best and didn't speak to the media in attendance.
What this means for Ohio State's 2015 recruiting class isn't immediately obvious. It's late in the recruiting cycle, and the Buckeyes have A.J. Alexander in the fold who could ultimately see time at tight end. Whether or not the Buckeyes add a more tight end specific player remains to be seen.
Moore tweeted this Wednesday evening which could pertain to his situation:
When one door closes another one opens up.— Josh Moore (@JoshMoore_08) October 23, 2014