A new era of Kansas football is slated to start in 2019. Les Miles is taking over the struggling program and has generated plenty of interest in the Jayhawks this year.
In light of the new interest Kansas' football team, ESPN is giving them a TV show for the coming year on the ESPN+ streaming platform.
In an appearance on ESPN's Get Up this week , Miles announced that the ESPN+ show would debut on Thursday, August 29. Miles also revealed that the name of the new Kansas football show will be Miles to Go.
The show will be an 18-part feature covering Miles' first weeks with the program, and the preparation for their season-opener, among others.
Per Phog.net, ESPN has said that Kansas has some editorial control over the series, so don't expect a Hard Knocks-level of depth. Still, for fans of the Jayhawks and Les Miles, it should be a good watch.
Kansas football has largely been irrelevant for the past decade. They've had ten straight losing seasons and won just six games against Big 12 opponents in that span.
But the hiring of former LSU coach Les Miles has brought renewed energy - and outside interest - to the program.
Miles won a national championship with the Tigers in 2007, and never had a losing season with them.
He has extensive Big 12 experience as well. He returned Oklahoma State to respectability during his four-year tenure with the Cowboys.