The Kansas-Northern Illinois football game scheduled for Sept. 22 in DeKalb, Ill., will be televised on the ESPN family of networks, ESPN and the Big 12 Conference announced Thursday.
The game will be shown on either ESPNU or online on ESPN3. Game time has not yet been set.
KU football has never had a game televised on ESPNU. KU's 2011 matchup against Oklahoma is the only time the Jayhawks have had a game appear on ESPN3.