Football Fan Appreciation Day Saturday

NOTE: Fan Appreciation Day will proceed as planned.

LAWRENCE, KAN. – Kansas football Fan Appreciation Day will be held in Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 16, as the Jayhawks will hold practice followed by an autograph session.
Gates on the west side of Memorial Stadium will open at 1 p.m., with practice slated to begin at 1:30 p.m. Kansas head coach Charlie Weis and the Jayhawk players will sign autographs for 30 minutes following the conclusion of practice. Team members will be set up by tables by position group along the outside of the football field. KU football posters, rosters and other promotional items will be available for the team to sign. Any other items brought for signing will have to be personalized by Weis and the KU players.
The Hy-vee Hawk Zone, full of inflatable games for children, will be open from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at the KU football practice fields located adjacent to Memorial Stadium on the southeast corner. The KU Store will have a location open on the west side of the stadium. The same rules apply for Fan Appreciation Day as regular season games: no cans, bottles, coolers or video cameras are allowed into the stadium. Admission to Fan Appreciation Day and parking for the event are both free.
Kansas will open the 2014 season by hosting Southeast Missouri State on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m., in Memorial Stadium. Tickets are available by contacting the Kansas Athletics Ticket Office via or by calling 800-34-HAWKS. The official online source for Kansas Athletics, Williams Education Fund contributions, tickets, merchandise, multimedia, photos and much, much more.