The Oklahoma Sooners line up against the Kansas Jayhawks during the game on October 15, 2011 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas.
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PRAIRIE VILLAGE, Kan. - The Kansas Jayhawks return to Johnson County Friday for their annual football celebration.
KU KickOff begins at 6 p.m. at Corinth Square at 83rd and Mission Road in Prairie Village.
Among those speaking to the crowd will be head football coach Charlie Weis, men’s basketball coach Bill Self, women's basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson, Athletics Director Dr. Sheahon Zenger and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little.
The party also includes inflatable games, vendors and KU giveaways and will have live music from the band SELLOUT from 8 to 10 p.m.
Kansas begins the 2012 football season, the first under former Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis, Saturday, Sept. 1 at home against South Dakota State.
The Jayhawks won their first two games in 2011, but finished the season with 10 straight losses. Turner Gill was fired after two losing seasons in Lawrence, finishing his brief career as the boss of the Jayhawks with a 5-19 record.
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