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Les Miles agrees with one-game suspension for Pooka Williams after domestic violence charge

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ARLINGTON, Texas – Les Miles used his opening statement to address a simmering issue. Saying star running back Pooka Williams “has taken responsibility, he’s been remorseful,” the new Kansas coach said he did not determine Williams’ one-game suspension for a misdemeanor domestic battery charge stemming from an incident last December, but agreed with the penalty.

Williams rushed for 1,125 yards in 2018, when he was a first-team all-Big 12 selection and the Big 12’s offensive freshman of the year. The school announced last week that Williams, who had been suspended from team activities since his arrest, will miss the season opener Aug.