Winter Storm Alters Football In February Schedule: Wichita Event Postponed

Feb. 8, 2011

Tonight’s (Tuesday) Football in February event in Wichita has been postponed due to a winter storm in the Wichita area.

Kansas Athletics will send updates when the Wichita event is rescheduled.

Kansas Athletics previously announced the Kansas City Football in February event, which was postponed last week due to inclement weather, will now take place on Thursday, February 17 at the Sheraton Overland Park Hotel (6100 College Boulevard).

The Topeka event is still scheduled for next Tuesday, February 15 at the Topeka Ramada.

The events showcase KU’s 2011 football recruiting class and give fans an opportunity to visit with Head Coach Turner Gill and new Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger.

All events are free and open to the public and will run from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Each night will include complimentary hors d’oeuvres and cash bar. Dr. Zenger and Coach Gill will address the crowd and meet with fans before exclusive highlights of the incoming Jayhawks are shown.

Head Coach Turner Gill announced the 2011 class on February 2 and it has been highly praised by several national recruiting analysts and websites. Fans can visit Signing Day Central on for the latest news and features on the new class.

Schedule of 2011 Football in February Events:


Tuesday, February 8—POSTPONED due to inclement weather


Tuesday, February 15

Ramada Convention Center

Grand Ballroom

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

420 SE 6th

I-70 at West Exit 262B and East 361B

Topeka, KS 66607

Kansas City

Thursday, February 17

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Sheraton Overland Park Hotel

Leatherwood Ballroom


6:00 p.m. Event free and open to the public

Free hors d’oeuvres and cash bar

6:15 p.m. Introduction of Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger

6:30 p.m. Introduction of Coach Gill—Video Presentation of 2011 football recruiting class

7:00 p.m. Coach Gill and Dr. Zenger meet and mingle with fans

7:30 p.m. Event concludes