Jayhawks head to Miami amid fanfare

Dec. 27, 2007

Lawrence, Kan. — Fans lined up outside Allen Fieldhouse early Thursday morning to send off the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />University of Kansas football team as it heads to the 2008 FedEx Orange Bowl to take on Virginia Tech on January 3rd. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

Fans, joined by the KU band and Big Jay, held signs and cheered on the team as they board the busses to begin their journey to Miami. Commemorative FedEx Orange Bowl giveaways were available to the faithful who braved the cold to be in attendance.

The 2008 FedEx Orange Bowl will be played on Thursday Jan. 3 at 7.p.m central standard time. The game will be nationally televised on FOX.