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RB Pooka Williams giving Kansas a big lift early in season


September 19, 2018

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Pooka Williams had just taken a handoff from Kansas quarterback Peyton Bender in the second half of their game Saturday when he saw a host of Rutgers defenders converging on him.

So the 5-foot-9 freshman reversed field and headed toward the Jayhawks' sideline, then found some open space and turned on the jets, only to see another defender standing in his path. There was no going around him, so Williams did the only sensible thing: He tried to go over him.

Nearly made it, too.

Williams' hurdle attempt may have been the Jayhawks' biggest highlight in a 55-14 rout of th...

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