DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s football game against Kansas scheduled for Saturday, September 19 in Lawrence, Kan., will kick off at 12 noon (ET). The contest — the first between the Blue Devils and Jayhawks on the gridiron — will be televised live by VERSUS.
While Duke has never played Kansas, the Blue Devils are 2-3 against current members of the Big 12 Conference with wins over Baylor (12-7 in 1958) and Nebraska (34-7 in the 1955 Orange Bowl) and losses to Missouri (28-7 in 1947), Oklahoma (48-21 in the 1958 Orange Bowl) and Texas Tech (49-21 in the 1989 All American Bowl).
Duke opens the 2009 season at home on September 5 against Richmond. Season tickets are on sale and may be purchased online at www.GoDuke.com or by calling the Duke Athletic Ticket Office at 1-877-375-DUKE.