Kansas Football Season Tickets Sales Set All-Time High

Aug. 28, 2006

LAWRENCE, Kan. – As of Monday afternoon, University of Kansas season football tickets sales reached an all-time record of 28,100, athletic department officials announced.

This season’s total surpasses the previous record of 27,700 set in 1969, following Kansas’ Orange Bowl season. Last year, the Jayhawks sold 26,700 season football tickets.

“We’re pleased our fans are excited about the upcoming season,” KU Associate Athletics Director Jim Marchiony said. “We know how excited they are because the phones and the lines at the ticket office are still active.”

Last season, KU averaged a school-record 43,675 fans in six contests at Memorial Stadium. The Jayhawks were 6-0 at home, which included the largest home crowd ever at Memorial Stadium – 51,750 – in the 40-15 victory against Nebraska.

Including the Sept. 2 home opener against Northwestern State, KU will play seven games at Memorial Stadium, including conference tilts against Kansas State, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State and Colorado. Public season tickets are $225. Faculty/staff season tickets are $180 and recent graduate packages are $150 (2004-06 graduation date). Family-Zone packages are also available for $300. The Family -Zone, located in the North Bowl, includes two adult and two youth general admission tickets. Fans can purchase their 2006 tickets online – kuathletics.com – or by contacting the ticket office at 800-34-HAWKS.