2019 KU Football schedule announced

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LAWRENCE, KS – SEPTEMBER 15: Running back Pooka Williams Jr. #1 of the Kansas Jayhawks runs for 52-yard touchdown past linebacker Tyshon Fogg #8 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the fourth quarter at Memorial Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Kansas football will host five Big 12 Conference foes and hit the road for four conference contests in 2019, according to the schedule announced Thursday by the Big 12 Conference.

KU will host West Virginia (Sept. 21) to open Big 12 play. They will also welcome Oklahoma (Oct. 5), Texas Tech (Oct. 26) and Dillons Sunflower Showdown rival Kansas State (Nov. 2) to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium. Kansas will close the 2019 regular season with a home game against Baylor (Nov. 30). 

The Jayhawks will travel to TCU (Sept. 28), Texas (Oct. 19), Oklahoma State (Nov. 16) and Iowa State (Nov. 23).

The 2019 Big 12 slate features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule for the ninth-straight season. It marks the third year each team will play nine conference games with a championship game implemented. The top two finishers in the regular season standings will compete for the Conference title in the Big 12 Football Championship Game, which is scheduled in 2019 for Saturday, December 7. The championship game will be played in Arlington, Texas’ AT&T Stadium through 2021.

Dates are subject to change as adjustments are expected to accommodate television partners’ requests. 

The Jayhawks’ 2019 season begins with three non-conference games, starting with a Labor Day Saturday game (Aug. 31) against Indiana State. The following Saturday, Sept. 7, Kansas hosts Coastal Carolina, followed by a Sept. 14 trip to Boston College, the Jayhawks’ first-ever game against the Eagles.

Decisions regarding television and game times for the first three weeks of the season and special dates will be announced in June.

All Kansas football promotional schedules will be announced in the coming months. For information regarding season tickets contact the Kansas Sales Team at 800-34-HAWKS or in-person at the Allen Fieldhouse ticket office.

Aug. 31INDIANA STATE
Sept. 7COASTAL CAROLINA
Sept. 14at Boston College
Sept. 21WEST VIRGINIA
Sept. 28at TCU
Oct. 5OKLAHOMA
Oct. 19at Texas
Oct. 26TEXAS TECH
Nov. 2KANSAS STATE
Nov. 16at Oklahoma State
Nov. 23at Iowa State
Nov. 30BAYLOR

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