Kansas-Texas Football Game Set For 6 p.m.

Oct. 5, 2011

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas and Texas will kick off at 6 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Darryl K. Royal Stadium in Austin, Texas, it was announced Wednesday. The game will be broadcast live on both the Longhorn Network and the Jayhawk Television Network.

The game will air in High Definition on the following Jayhawk Television Network (JTN) over-the-air stations in Kansas City and throughout the state of Kansas:

KSMO 62 – Kansas City
WIBW 13 (CBS) – Topeka
KSAS 24 (Fox) – Wichita
KAAS-TV (Fox) – Salina
KOCW-TV (Fox) – Great Bend
KSAS-TV (Fox) – Dodge City
KAAS-TV (Fox) – Garden City

The Jayhawk Network will supplement The Longhorn Network’s feed of the game with JTN announcers (to be determined), graphics and cameras. It is JTN’s first-ever statewide football telecast.

As it has for many years, the Jayhawk Television Network will also televise five men’s basketball games throughout the state of Kansas. The basketball and football games represent some of the more than 200 events that will air on the various platforms (over-the-air, cable and All-Access) of the Jayhawk Television Network during the 2011-12 academic year. Most will appear on Kansas Athletics’ AT&T Jayhawk All-Access, which is available via kuathletics.com.

Fans who subscribe to AT&T All-Access can watch Late Night in the Phog, the annual tipoff of basketball practice, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 14. Jayhawk All-Access this season has already shown the Jayhawks’ football opener and KU’s memorable Legends of the Phog alumni charity basketball game from Allen Fieldhouse.

Subscribers this season can also watch:
– KU’s two men’s basketball exhibition contests
– Football Coach Turner Gill’s post-game press conferences after home games
– Gill’s weekly press conferences
– Football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball coaches’ weekly television shows
– Home women’s basketball games
– The Kansas Relays and other special events, including postgame interviews in many of Kansas’ 18 varsity sports.

Fans who subscribe may also listen to:
– The complete radio broadcasts of KU football and men’s basketball contests, including pre- and post-game shows and post-game interviews with the coaches
– Men’s basketball coach Bill Self’s weekly press conferences
– Weekly Hawk Talk radio shows with Turner Gill, Bill Self and women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson, and
– Rock Chalk Sports Talk, a weekly hour-long radio show highlighting Kansas Athletics.

In addition, KU fans can watch home volleyball matches and baseball games free of charge.

Kansas fans can subscribe to Jayhawk All-Access by going to www.kuathletics.com and clicking on the AT&T Jayhawk All-Access button on the right. Jayhawk All-Access subscriptions are only $9.95 per month or $79.95 per year.