Kansas releases 2017 football schedule
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas football will host seven home games in 2017, including five Big 12 Conference opponents, according to the newly-released schedule that was approved by the Big 12 Directors of Athletics Tuesday morning. Kansas will open the 2017 season by hosting Southeast Missouri State at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2.
In non-conference action, KU will host Central Michigan of the Mid-American Conference on Saturday, Sept. 9, before hitting the road to face a second-straight MAC member in Ohio on Sept. 16.
KU will host West Virginia (Sept. 23), Texas Tech (Oct. 7), Sunflower Showdown rival Kansas State (Oct. 28), Baylor (Nov. 4) and Oklahoma (Nov. 18) in Big 12 play and will travel to Iowa State (Oct. 14), TCU (Oct. 21), Texas (Nov. 11) and Oklahoma State (Nov. 25).
The 2017 Big 12 slate features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule for the seventh-straight season, while it marks the first year each team will play nine conference games with a championship game implemented. The participating teams for the football championship game will be the two highest placed teams in the conference standings. The 2017 Big 12 Championship game is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Dates are subject to change as adjustments are expected to accommodate television partners’ requests. Television selections for the first three weeks of the season and special dates are due to the conference July 1.
All Kansas football game times and promotional schedules will be announced in the coming months. Loyalty pricing for the 2017 season is available now through February 1, 2017. For information regarding season tickets contact the Kansas Sales Team by calling 800-34-HAWKS or in-person at the Allen Fieldhouse ticket office. Tickets can also be purchased via KUTickets.com.
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09/02 – SE MISSOURI ST.
09/09 – CENTRAL MICH.
09/16 – at Ohio
09/23 – WEST VIRGINIA*
10/07 – TEXAS TECH*
10/14 – at Iowa St.*
10/21 – at TCU*
10/28 – KANSAS ST.*
11/04 – BAYLOR*
11/11 – at Texas*
11/18 – OKLAHOMA*
11/25 – at Oklahoma St*