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Kansas Jayhawks’ Pooka Williams Arrested for Domestic Battery

Kansas Jayhawks’ Pooka Williams Arrested for Domestic Battery

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The Kansas Jayhawks have suspended running back Pooka Williams after he was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery.

According to police records, Williams was arrested on a charge of “domestic battery; knowing or reckless bodily harm to family/person in dating relationship.” The University of Kansas Police Department booked him Thursday afternoon.

Kansas head coach Les Miles issued the following statement:

“We are aware of a reported incident involving Pooka Williams, and we are taking these allegations very seriously. We have suspended Pooka from all team-related activities pending further investigation.”

Williams is the most talented player currently on the team’s roster. He was a four-star recruit out of Louisiana and the highest-rated player in Kansas’ 2018 class. He led the team with 1,125 yards rushing and seven rushing touchdowns as a freshman, and led the Big 12 conference with 1,660 all-purpose yards. He was named the conference’ Offensive Freshman of the Year.

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