1996 Kansas Jayhawks football team

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1996 Kansas Jayhawks football
Conference Big 12 Conference
Division North
1996 record 4–7 (2–6 Big 12)
Head coach Glen Mason (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Pat Ruel (9th year)
Defensive coordinator Mike Hankwitz (2nd year)
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 50,250)
Seasons
« 1995 1997 »
1996 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#6 Nebraska x%   8 0         11 2  
#8 Colorado   7 1         10 2  
#17 Kansas State   6 2         9 3  
Missouri   3 5         5 6  
Kansas   2 6         4 7  
Iowa State   1 7         2 9  
Southern Division
#23 Texas x$   6 2         8 5  
Texas Tech   5 3         7 5  
Texas A&M   4 4         6 6  
Oklahoma   3 5         3 8  
Oklahoma State   2 6         5 6  
Baylor   1 7         4 7  
Championship: Texas 37, Nebraska 27
  • † – Bowl Alliance representative as champion
    ‡ – Bowl Alliance at-large representative
    x – Division champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 Kansas Jayhawks football team represented the University of Kansas in the 1996 NCAA Division I-A football season. They were coached by head coach Glen Mason, who resigned after the season to become the head coach at Minnesota and played their home games at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. It was the Jayhawks first year in the newly formed Big 12 Conference. The Big 12 conference was formed by the eight teams of the recently dissolved Big Eight Conference and was joined by Baylor, Texas, Texas A&M, and Texas Tech, all formally of the Southwest Conference which had dissolved following the 1995–1996 school year as well.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
August 29 7:00 PM Ball State* No. 25 Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas W 35–10   36,200
September 14 8:00 PM at TCU* No. 24 Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas ESPN2 W 52–17   37,512
September 28 8:00 PM at Utah* No. 20 Rice StadiumSalt Lake City ESPN2 L 42–45   32,519
October 5 11:30 AM at Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma FSN W 52–24   64,333
October 12 1:00 PM Texas Tech Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas L 17–30   46,500
October 19 11:30 AM No. 9 Colorado Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FSN L 7–20   48,500
October 26 6:00 PM at No. 5 Nebraska Memorial StadiumLincoln, Nebraska FSN L 7–63   75,158
November 2 1:00 PM at Iowa State Cyclone StadiumAmes, Iowa W 34–31   37,850
November 9 1:00 PM No. 13 Kansas State Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas (Sunflower Showdown) L 12–38   48,800
November 16 11:30 AM Texas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FSN L 17–38   30,500
November 23 11:30 AM at Missouri Faurot FieldColumbia, Missouri (Border War) FSN L 25–42   36,821
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

*Schedule Source:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Kansas Yearly Results: 1995–1999". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved March 17, 2013.