KU's Pooka Williams set to return against Coastal Carolina

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The Kansas offense struggled to find consistency in their run game against Indiana State. 

KU finished with 103 yards on the ground, 88 of which went to Khalil Herbert. 

The good news for the Jayhawks, help is on the way, or in this case returning. 

Pooka Williams, one of the most dynamic players on the Kansas roster, is set to make his return to the field this weekend against Coastal Carolina. 

Williams was suspended from team activities for 7 months plus the season opener after he was arrested and charged with domestic battery back in December. 

The sophomore was the Big 12's third leading rusher in 2018 and should provide a spark to an offense trying to find their identity. 

"I think he's a very strong player," Head Coach Les Miles said on Monday. "We'll have to integrate him into the team yet again. I suspect he'll give us some Pooka plays. We're looking forward to having him back I can tell you that. He's enjoyed by his teammates and we'll enjoy him. We'll enjoy him in the huddle, we'll enjoy him eating, we'll enjoy that man." 

Williams was the Big 12's third leading rusher last year with 1,125 yards and 7 touchdowns. 

The Jayhawks kick off against Coastal Carolina on Saturday at 6 pm on ESPN Plus.