Hawk Talk Kick Off Rally Slated For Thursday, September 1

Aug. 5, 2011


Kansas football head coach Turner Gill will launch his weekly radio show on Thursday, Sept. 1 as part of the Hawk Talk Kick Off Rally. Hawk Talk with Turner Gill will move to the Salty Iguana on the corner of 6th St., and Wakarusa in 2011 and the season-long show will begin with a bang as it will be a part of a kick off pep rally for Kansas football fans.

The Hawk Talk Kick Off Rally will open at 5 p.m., in the Salty Iguana parking lot with inflatable games for kids, various KU giveaways and multiple vendors on site. Hawk Talk with Turner Gill will broadcast live from inside Salty Iguana from 6-7 p.m.

Entertainment from the KU Pep Band and Spirit Squad will follow the radio show, back in the Salty Iguana parking lot at 7 p.m. Gill, men’s basketball coach Bill Self, women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson and Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger will each address the crowd. Fans can also stay for live music by The Electric H Band, who will be playing from 8-10 p.m. For more information about the event call the Kansas Athletics Marketing office at 785-864-6189.

The Jayhawks will open the 2011 season on Saturday, Sept. 3, when they play host to McNeese State at 6 p.m., at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium. Tickets can be purchased online at kuathletics.com, by calling 1-800-34-HAWKS or by visiting the ticket office on the Southeast corner of Allen Fieldhouse.

Hawk Talk With Turner Gill 2011 Dates
(Each show airs live from 6:00-6:59 p.m., from the Salty Iguana at 6th and Wakarusa)
Day Date Opponent
Thursday Sept. 1 McNeese State
Thursday Sept. 8 Northern Illinois
Thursday Sept. 15 at Georgia Tech
Thursday Sept. 29 Texas Tech
Thursday Oct. 6 at Oklahoma State
Thursday Oct. 13 Oklahoma
Thursday Oct. 20 Kansas State
Thursday Oct. 27 at Texas
Thursday Nov. 3 at Iowa State
Thursday Nov. 10 Baylor
Thursday Nov. 17 at Texas A&M
Wednesday Nov. 23 vs. Missouri