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Kansas RB Pooka Williams Jr. Opts out of 2020 Season to Be Closer to His Mother

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Kansas Jayhawks running back announced on Monday that he is opting out of the remainder of the 2020 college football season.

He explained in his announcement he is doing so "to be closer to my mother and family in Louisiana," adding that his mother is "battling health issues." Williams also thanked head coach Les Miles and said he believes the former LSU coach has the program heading in the right direction despite an 0-4 start to the campaign:

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