University of Kansas

KU football announces times, TV assignments for three games

University of Kansas head football coach David Beaty.
University of Kansas head football coach David Beaty.

The Kansas football season opener against Rhode Island will kick off at 6 p.m. on Sept. 3 and will be televised on Jayhawk Network, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.

KU also released two other game times: A Sept. 10 home contest against Ohio will kick off at 1:30 p.m. on FSN, while the Thursday, Sept. 29 game against Texas Tech will have a 7:30 p.m. start on Fox Sports 1.

The Jayhawks also play at Memphis on Sept. 17, though that game time and TV broadcast information will be determined by the AAC conference.

2016 KU football schedule

Sept. 3 — RHODE ISLAND, 6 p.m., JTV

Sept. 10 — OHIO, 1:30 p.m., FSN

Sept. 17 — at Memphis

Sept. 29 — at Texas Tech, 7:30 p.m., FS1

Oct. 8 — TCU

Oct. 15 — at Baylor


Oct. 29 — at Oklahoma

Nov. 5 — at West Virginia

Nov. 12 — IOWA STATE

Nov. 19 — TEXAS

Nov. 26 — at Kansas State

JTV: Jayhawk Network

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