KU's leading rusher is no longer with the team

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (KAKE) -

Kansas football coach Les Miles announced on Wednesday that running back Khalil Herbert is no longer with the Jayhawk football team.

"We would like to wish Khalil Herbert and his family well moving forward," said Miles in a statement. "With that said, Khalil is no longer a member of our football program and will not participate in any football activities.”

Herbert surprisingly did not play against TCU for personal reasons, meaning he could redshirt and play somewhere else in 2020.

The Coral Springs, Florida native is KU's leading rusher this season at 384 yards. The senior running back had a monster game in KU's win over Boston College, where he went off for 187 yards. 

Herbert was a team captain this season. He ends his career at KU with 1,735 yards and 14 touchdowns. 

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