Game Primer: How To Watch, Things to Know for TCU at Kansas

Game Primer: How To Watch, Things to Know for TCU at Kansas

The Kansas Jayhawks close their homestand with the biggest matchup of the year: a matchup with the TCU Horned Frogs which is being featured on ESPN’s College GameDay. TCU is coming off a win over Iowa State at Homecoming. Kansas is coming off a close victory over TCU.

Kansas entered the AP Poll at #19 and the Coaches Poll at #17, the first time they have been ranked since 2009. TCU is also ranked in the AP Poll at #17 and the Coaches Poll at #18.

TCU leads the all-time series between these two teams 25-9-4, including a 11-8 record in Lawrence. The last win for the Jayhawks in the series came by the score of 27-26 on October 27, 2018 in Lawrence.

Here are the essentials:

How to Watch – ESPN College GameDay

For a full primer on attending the pregame festivities, check out our GameDay Primer.

Saturday, October 8th, 8: 00 a.m. CST

Lawrence, KS: The Hill outside Memorial Stadium


– Rece Davis, Kirk Herbstreit, Desmond Howard, Lee Corso, Pat McAfee, Chris “Bear” Fallica

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Sportscenter will have live look-ins on location at 6: 45am and 7: 25am.

Countdown to GameDay with Christine Williamson, Harry Douglas and Harry Lyles Jr airs from 7: 30 – 8am.

How to Watch – Game Broadcast

Saturday, October 8th, 11: 00 a.m. CST

Lawrence, KS: David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium (47,233)


– Jason Benetti (Play-by-Play), Brock Huard (Analyst), Allison Williams (Sideline)

Radio: Jayhawk Radio Network

– Brian Hanni (Play-by-Play), David Lawrence (Analyst), Brandon McAnderson (Sideline)

SIRIUS: Channel 121/200, 954 (SXM App)

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The Numbers

Kansas: 5-0

TCU: 4-0

Line: TCU -7.0

O/U: 69.0

Odds via SI Sportsbook

Game Coverage

Wednesday Walkthrough: Press conference summary and looking ahead to TCU

Expected Depth Chart

Three keys against TCU

TCU Preview

Game Predictions from the Blue Wings Rising staff

Listen to the preview episode of the Rock Chalk Podcast with Melissa Triebwasser of Frogs Today.

Follow along during the game with live updates and analysis from both the Blue Wings Rising and Rock Chalk Podcast Twitter accounts.

Come join the conversation in the Blue Wings Rising Discord Server.

Fun Facts

The Jayhawks continue to be phenomenal in the red zone, and TCU gives them a real opportunity to keep improving.

A win for the Jayhawks would be:

  • The first win over a ranked opponent since 2010, when they defeated #15 Georgia Tech.
  • The first win over a ranked conference opponent since 2008, when they defeated #12 Missouri.
  • The first win in a game between two ranked teams since January 3, 2008 when #8 Kansas defeated #5 Virginia Tech in the Orange Bowl.

Super-senior defensive lineman Sam Burt got his first career sack against Iowa State. He had 1.5 sacks and two tackles.

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