With opening day two weeks from Saturday, on Friday afternoon head coach Mark Mangino announced who would be the left and right tackle protectors for Todd Reesing come August 30th against Florida International.
Ongoing construction at the Kansas Turnpike Authority's West Lawrence interchange will force some KU fans to rethink their ways into and out of town for football games this season. Officials from the turnpike authority, law-enforcement agencies and others involved in dealing with such traffic issues met Friday in Lawrence to discuss options for helping ease confusion and -- they hope -- frustration on game days.
Temperature will remain below average with plenty of sunshine at 10 a.m. and a temperature in the low 70s. The afternoon will see more clouds and a slight chance of rain as we get closer to 5 or 6 p.m. The daytime high will top out around 81 degrees.