Kansas-Northern Illinois Football Game To Be Televised By Fox College Sports

Aug. 11, 2011

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas’ home football game versus Northern Illinois scheduled for Sept. 10 has been picked up by Fox College Sports, it was announced Thursday. Kick off will remain at 6 p.m., at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium.

The Jayhawks appeared on Fox College Sports twice during the 2010 season, both home games versus North Dakota State and New Mexico State.

Kansas and Northern Illinois will be meeting for the second time in program history with NIU owning a 1-0 lead in the all-time series. The two teams have not met since Northern Illinois claimed at 37-34 win over KU in Lawrence in 1983.

The Jayhawks will open the season Saturday, Sept. 3, when they play host to McNeese State. KU-MSU will kick-off at 6 p.m., at Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium. Tickets are available via the web at kuathletics.com, by calling 1-800-34-HAWKS or by stopping by the ticket office on the southeast corner of Allen Fieldhouse.