KU’s Pooka Williams opts out of the rest of the season


LAWRENCE, KS – SEPTEMBER 15: Running back Pooka Williams Jr. #1 of the Kansas Jayhawks runs for 52-yard touchdown past linebacker Tyshon Fogg #8 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in the fourth quarter at Memorial Stadium on September 15, 2018 in Lawrence, Kansas. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

LAWRENCE, Kan. (KSNW) — KU running back Pooka Williams is opting out of the rest of the season.

The junior took to his Twitter to make the announcement Monday afternoon.

In four games this season, Williams rushed for 196 yards and two touchdowns.

Head Coach Les Miles also took to social media today to send his support to Williams.

Williams was named Big-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year in 2018 and made First-team All-Big 12 in both 2018 and 2019.

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