The University of Kansas Jayhawks are a inter-collegiate football team that competes in the Northern Division of the NCAA Division-I Big 12 Conference. The Kansas Jayhawks have three bitter rivals and play against all three teams annually. The first and one of the longest standing uninterrupted rivalries in college football history is against the Missouri Tigers, the Kansas Jayhawks and the Missouri Tigers have played in the "Border War" since 1891, the Kansas Jayhawks currently hold the traveling trophy.
The team also plays against the Kansas State Wildcats in the "Sunflower Showdown" where the in-state rivals compete for the Governor's Cup. The final football rivalry the University of Kansas Jayhawks compete in is against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Cornhuskers won this rivalry in 36 consecutive matches giving the team the title of Second Longest Winning Streak Against One Team in NCAA history. The Kansas Jayhawks have battled back against this though, winning in 2006 and 2007 and causing the Cornhuskers to give up the most points ever in University of Nebraska football history.
The Kansas Jayhawks season schedule is a busy one, with all of the home games being played at the University of Kansas Memorial Stadium on an astro-play surface. The University of Kansas Memorial Stadium seating chart can hold up to 50,071 screaming Jayhawks fans who often pack the stadium in their blue and crimson Kansas Jayhawks jerseys. Fans rally behind the two team mascots, Big Jay and Baby Jay while they chant the school's fight song "I'm a Jayhawk".
Head Coach Mark Mangino, who is in his 7th year in the University of Kansas Jayhawks football program is optimistic that this season will be a success for the team. Fans are anxiously anticipating rivalry games and normally scheduled Kansas Jayhawks season play. Buy University of Kansas Jayhawks football tickets today and save your spot for all the feather-ruffling football fun!
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