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Kansas defensive coordinator retires, has cancer

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Kansas defensive coordinator Carl Torbush is retiring after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Torbush, who also served as KU's linebackers coach, will be having surgery soon and expects a full recovery.

Torbush was hired after the 2009 season after a year as Mississippi State's defensive coordinator. He previously was a head coach at Louisiana Tech and North Carolina and defensive coordinator at Alabama, Ole Miss and Texas A&M.

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