Pooka Williams tops ratings in rout over Rutgers

Kansas running back Pooka Williams Jr. (1) is hoisted up by Kansas offensive lineman Malik Clark (61) after a touchdown during the fourth quarter on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at Memorial Stadium.

Kansas running back Pooka Williams Jr. (1) is hoisted up by Kansas offensive lineman Malik Clark (61) after a touchdown during the fourth quarter on Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at Memorial Stadium. by Nick Krug

1 - Pooka Williams: Rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, averaging 8.8 yards for the game and season. His third touchdown of the season went for 52 yards.

2 - Bryce Torneden: Has steadily improved since joining the program and has stood out three weeks in a row, this time with an interception return of 39 yards for a touchdown and a fumble recovery go go with three solo tackles and three assists.

3 - Khalil Herbert: Scored on a 59-yard touchdown run on his first carry and gained 5 yards on his only other one.

4 - Mike Lee: Did a great job of following blockers and cutting across the field on 31-yard touchdown return for a touchdown. Also had three solo tackles.

5 - Joe Dineen: Had six solo tackles, four assists and a fumble recovery.

6 - Deron Thompson: Entered late in the game and looked terrific. Had a 55-yard touchdown and gained 70 yards on three carries.

7 - Kyron Johnson: Speedy edge rusher had a tackle for a loss, a forced fumble and a pass breakup.

8 - Shak Taylor: Had two tackles, one behind the line, one forced fumble and covered well.

9 - Miles Kendrick: Received most playing time of the season and rushed for 28 yards and a touchdown, averaging 4.7 yards per rush. Completed 6 of 11 passes for 66 yards and one touchdown.

10 - Corione Harris: Picked up his first career interception, did well in coverage. Also was in on three tackles.

SEASON STANDINGS

1 - Joe Dineen (25)

2 - Pooka Williams (20)

3 - Bryce Tornenden (15)

4t - Khalil Herbert (13)

4t - Kerr Johnson (13)

6 - Shak Taylor (11)

7 - Stephon Robinson (9)

8 - Daniel Wise (8)

9t - Mike Lee (7)

9t - Gabriel Rui (7)

11 - Keith Loneker (6)

12t - Kyron Johnson (4)

12t - Ricky Thomas (4)

12t - Dom Williams (4)

15t - Jeremiah McCullough (3)

15t - Kyle Thompson (3)

17t - Brian Lipscomb (2)

17t - Keith Loneker (2)

17t - Miles Kendrick (2)

20t - Corione Harris (1)

20t - Andru Tovi (1)

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Richard Duran

Good to see Daylon Charlot's breakout season is on track!

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Jack Hoff

Why choose to be constantly negative? Obviously whatever the situation is, it's not working out with Daylon. At this point it doesn't matter. The strength of the team is their running game and it seems they have figured that out. If that's how they can string some big 12 wins together then I don't think anyone gives a damn whether its Charlot of whoever out there as long as they can look competitive and pull out some victories.

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Robert Brock

18,000 fans must have been thrilled.

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Dane Pratt

What happened to game balls and gassers? Bring it back. Please.

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David Kemp

Only gas’s er today was the field goal unit. Had some blocking issues and holding issues

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Dirk Medema

Great to see Deron, the forgotten RB, get some touches and respond in a big way.

Love that Coe got his first collegiate pick.

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Ray Winger

Torneden may feed and thrive on 'press'. I request LJW do an article every week on him during the season. It could be like, human interest coverage, what is his favorite whatever.

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