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Kansas Football Non-Conference Slate highlighted by ESPN Primetime Matchup vs. UNLV

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The 2024 Kansas Football season is less than 100 days away as Kansas’ non-conference game times and TV designations were announced Thursday by the Big 12 Conference. The slate is highlighted by a Friday night ESPN Primetime showdown versus UNLV on Friday, September 13 at 6 p.m.

Kansas opens the 2024 season on Thursday, August 29 against Lindenwood at 7:00 PM at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas on ESPN+. The season opener vs. Lindenwood opens Kansas’ 133rd football season, as Lindenwood plays its first-ever FBS opponent.

The Jayhawks then travel to Champaign, Illinois to take on the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday, September 7 at 6:00 PM on FS1. The game will be the second in as many years between the two teams, as Kansas defeated Illinois 34-23 on September 8, 2023 in Lawrence.

In a rematch of the 2023 Guaranteed Rate Bowl, Kansas will host UNLV at Children’s Mercy Park on Friday, September 13 at 6:00 PM on ESPN. The game will serve as Kansas’ second ESPN Primetime home weekday game in as many years. The Jayhawks previously defeated Illinois in 2023, Kansas’ first weekday ESPN home primetime game since 1995. The game against UNLV was previously scheduled for Saturday, September 14.

All six of Kansas’ home games in 2024 will be played in the Kansas City metro area due to construction of the university’s Gateway District. Click here for a complete 2024 Kansas Football schedule. Game times and television schedules for the remainder of the schedule will be announced during the season, 12 days prior to the game date.

Fans will have the opportunity to purchase the 2024 Kansas Football 4-game season ticket package, which includes all home games at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium. The subscription package will be launched to the general public on Monday, June 3rd at 10 a.m. with prices starting at $230 for general stadium seating.

Other ticket options include the popular Family Zone and available Premium Seating options. Purchasing a 4-game season ticket package also increases your priority when choosing seats at the redesigned David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium for the 2025 season. 6-game season ticket packages, including the first two games at Children’s Mercy Park, are sold out.

Single game tickets for the games at GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium will go on sale at a later date. For those interested in more information from the Kansas Athletics Ticket Office regarding ticket options for the 2024 season, click here.

Week 1

Thursday 29/8/24

Lindenwood at Kansas, 7pm CT, Big 12 Now ESPN+

Week 2

Saturday 7/9/24

Kansas at Illinois, 6pm CT, FS1

Week 3

Friday 13-09-24

UNLV at Kansas, 6pm CT, ESPN

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