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KU football facts

August 16, 2003

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Milestone games

First Game: Nov. 22, 1890, vs. Baker, Kansas lost, 22-9

100th Game: Oct. 18, 1902, vs. KC Medical School, Kansas won, 13-0

200th Game: Oct. 18, 1913, vs. Drake, Kansas won, 11-0

300th Game: Oct. 23, 1926, vs. Nebraska, Kansas lost, 20-3

400th Game: Nov. 25, 1937, vs. Missouri, 0-0 tie

500th Game: Oct. 9, 1948, vs Iowa State, Kansas won 20-7

600th Game: Oct. 11, 1958 at Iowa State, Kansas won 7-0

700th Game: Oct. 5, 1968 vs. New Mexico, Kansas won, 68-7

800th Game: Sept. 24, 1977 vs. Washington State, Kansas won, 14-12

900th Game: Sept. 20, 1986 vs. Utah State, Kansas won, 16-13

1,000th Game: Sept. 2, 1995 vs. Cincinnati, Kansas won 23-18

Milestone wins

First Win: Dec. 8, 1890 vs. Baker (14-12)

First Road Win: Oct. 31, 1891 vs. Missouri in Kansas City (22-8)

100th Win: Nov. 17, 1906 at Nebraska (8-6)

200th Win: Oct. 4, 1930 at Creighton (26-0)

300th Win: Oct. 25, 1952 at SMU (26-0)

400th Win: Sept. 20, 1975 at Kentucky (14-10)

500th Win: Sept. 13, 1997 vs. Missouri (15-7)

Conference-first wins

Missiouri Valley Intercollegiate, Nov. 28, 1907 vs. Missouri (4-0)

Big Six Conference Oct. 26, 1929 vs. Iowa State (33-0)

Big Seven Conference Oct. 2, 1948 vs. Colorado (40-7)

Big Eight Conference Oct. 5, 1957 vs. Colorado (35-34)

Big 12 Conference Oct. 5, 1996 vs. Oklahoma (52-24)

Firsts

First Undefeated Season: 1891, (7-0-1)

First Undefeated, Untied Season: 1899, (10-0)

First Conference Championship: 1908

First Homecoming Game: Nov. 23, 1912 vs. Missouri, Kansas won, 12-3

First Game In Memorial Stadium: Oct. 29, 1921 vs. Kansas State, Kansas won, 21-7 (attendance, 5,160)

First Night Game: Oct. 4, 1930 at Creighton, Kansas won, 26-0

First Night Game In Memorial Stadium: Oct. 2, 1931 vs. Haskell, Kansas lost, 6-0

First Bowl Game: Jan. 1, 1948 vs. Georgia Tech in the 14th Orange Bowl; Kansas lost, 20-14

First Bowl Win: Dec. 16, 1961 vs. Rice in the 3rd Bluebonnet Bowl (33-7)

First All-American: Ray Evans and Otto Schnellbacher, 1947

First Academic All-American: Tackle Fred Elder (1964)

First Televised Game: Sept. 20, 1952 vs. TCU on NBC, Kansas won, 13-0

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