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KU grads among pilots making flyover at Saturday football game

Posted at 12:00 PM, Oct 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-15 13:00:15-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas Jayhawks football team will be flying high just before Saturday’s game against Texas Tech University at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium.

Four F-16 aircraft stationed from the 149th Fighter Wing in San Antonio, Texas, will complete a flyover 10 minutes before kickoff of the 3 p.m. game.

Two University of Kansas graduates will be among the pilots flying over the stadium.

The game marks the 109th Homecoming game for the Jayhawks.

A practice run of the flyover was set for 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 15.

The Jayhawks football team holds a 1-4 record so far this season.