TCU outscores Kansas, 51-14
FORT WORTH – On a hot and humid day in Texas, TCU outscored Kansas, 51-14, behind seven touchdowns, each by a different Horned Frog except for Max Duggan’s two. TCU compiled 625 yards of total offense at Amon G. Carter Stadium, 306 through the air and 319 on the ground.
Freshman running back Velton Gardner scored his first-career touchdown at KU, a 45-yard run, early in the fourth quarter. It was Gardner’s longest carry in 2019 as well as the Jayhawks’ second-longest rushing touchdown of the season.
Sophomore running back Pooka Williams Jr., got into the scoring action for Kansas in the fourth quarter as well. His 25-yard catch from senior quarterback Carter Stanley was Williams’ first receiving touchdown this season.
In his first-career start for the Jayhawks, freshman linebacker Gavin Potter led the team in total tackles with 11, including nine of which came solo.
The Jayhawks return to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium next Saturday, Oct. 5, when they host the Oklahoma Sooners at 11 a.m. The game will be broadcast by either ABC or ESPN.
Q4 | 3:50 – TCU 45, Kansas 14
In the fourth quarter, senior quarterback Carter Stanley found Pooka Williams Jr., open for a 25-yard touchdown. The touchdown reception was the first for Williams.
Q4 | 12:10 – TCU 38, Kansas 7
Freshman running back Velton Gardner broke loose for the first Kansas touchdown of the game, weaving through the TCU defense for a 45-yard rushing touchdown. The touchdown marked the first of Gardner’s career, and was the second-longest rushing touchdown of the season this year for the Jayhawks.