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Originally published April 18, 2012 at 11:51a.m., updated April 19, 2012 at 12:17a.m.

KU football coach Charlie Weis releases plan for April 28 spring game

Kansas head coach Charlie Weis watches over practice from across the field on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

Kansas head coach Charlie Weis watches over practice from across the field on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.

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Kansas University head football coach Charlie Weis on Wednesday released the format for the 2012 KU Spring Game scheduled for Saturday, April 28.

The Jayhawks will kick off at 1 p.m., at Memorial Stadium and will use a live-game format.

Admission to the game is free.

The following outlines the details of the game:

• During pregame warm-ups, all defensive players will be in white jerseys and offensive players will be in blue jerseys, while quarterbacks will wear red jerseys. After warm-ups, offensive and defensive players will then change into their respective blue or white jerseys.

• Game rosters will list players for a blue team and a white team.

• Coaches for the blue team will be Rob Ianello (wide receivers), Jeff Blasko (tight ends), Charlie Weis, Jr. (student manager-offensive assistant), Dave Campo (defensive coordinator/defensive backs) and DeMontie Cross (linebackers).

• Coaches for the white team will be Ron Powlus (quarterbacks), Reggie Mitchell (running backs), Tim Grunhard (offensive line), Clint Bowen (defensive backs), Maurice Crum (defensive graduate assistant), Matthew Middleton (quality control-offense) and Kyle Brey (quality control-offense).

• Due to a lack of depth at defensive line, all defensive linemen will be dressed in alternate colored jerseys and will be rotated for both teams by Buddy Wyatt (defensive line) and Rod Jones (defensive graduate assistant).

• Specialists also will wear an alternate color.

• There will be no kickoff/kickoff returns. For possessions to start the half or after scores, the ball will be placed at the 30 yard line.

• Punts/punt returns will end when the returner fair catches the ball, picks up a rolling ball or when a defensive player downs the ball. Normal rules will apply for touchbacks.

• A coin toss will decide who gets the ball to start the game.

• There will be four 15 minute quarters (running time). The clock will only stop for timeouts or injuries with the exception of the last two minutes of each half, in which normal game clock rules will be followed. (Officials may stop the clock at their discretion.)

• MVP’s will be announced after the game and the Jayhawks will join the band for the Alma Mater immediately following the game.

No news for McCay

KU received no word from the NCAA on Wednesday regarding the eligibility status of wide receiver Justin McCay. McCay, a transfer from Oklahoma, is waiting to hear if his hardship waiver will be approved.

Comments

Tony Bandle 1 year, 12 months ago

They should sing Louie, Louie.....like in Animal House!!

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kujayhox 1 year, 12 months ago

I am a big fan of the team singing with the band at the end. a good tradition to start!

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Dirk Medema 1 year, 12 months ago

Will Heaps be the QB for the other team?

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Eric Dawson 1 year, 12 months ago

Matt/staff -- Admission will be free, will parking be free as well?

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Jayhawk1116 1 year, 12 months ago

Love the idea of the team singing the ala mater! I'd also like to see them head over to the student section after games (particularly wins) and give the students a high five for supporting the team. Haven't seen that since Mangino's early years. Maybe then KU won't have to bribe the student section with 4th quarter Xbox raffles to stay for the whole game...

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KGphoto 1 year, 12 months ago

Can we get a live feed, or maybe, is Bob Davis gonna call it? I would love to be able to sit back on Saturday and at least hear what's happening.

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Displayhawk 1 year, 12 months ago

In the pic above ....... Where's Charlie's other foot??? Did it come off while kicking some a$$ this spring???

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freudhawk 1 year, 12 months ago

Love the organization and the Alma Mater after the game!!!

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ahpersecoachingexperience 1 year, 12 months ago

Alma Mater after the game...daddy likey!

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april28 1 year, 12 months ago

Sounds like fun! See you there.

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ahpersecoachingexperience 1 year, 12 months ago

Is the "believe burning" where all Turner Gill related items will be set on fire still planned for after the game?

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