Career Honors: 2019: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring). 2018: Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (spring).
2019 (Jr.): Indiana State: Rushed for 34 yards on nine carries … Coastal Carolina: Carried the ball a pair of times for a total of four yards on the night … at Boston College: Ran the ball for the Jayhawks on six occasions … Baylor: Saw playing time for the fourth time this season against the nationally ranked Bears … Carried the ball three times for a total of 28 yards, with a long rush of 16 yards, on Senior Day.
2018 (So.): Played in 11 games at running back … Carried the ball 55 times for 231 yards … Also hauled in one reception for four yards … Nicholls: Rushed for 36 yards on six attempts and caught one pass for four yards … at Central Michigan: Ran for 32 yards on 10 attempts … Rutgers: Carried the ball nine times for 39 yards … at Kansas State: Ran the ball eight times for 34 yards … at Oklahoma: Ran the ball four times for 32 yards, before exiting the game with an injury … Texas: Rushed for 37 yards on 10 attempts.
2017 (Fr.): Played in nine games as a true freshman, primarily at running back, but also saw action on special teams … Started against Ohio … Rushed for 176 yards on 51 carries … Scored three touchdowns … Caught seven passes for 49 yards … SEMO: KU’s leading rusher with 41 yards and a score on 10 carries … Central Michigan: Top Jayhawk rusher with 64 yards and two TDs on 18 carries … Added 42 yards on five receptions … at Ohio: Picked up his first collegiate start … Ran the ball four times for five yards … Caught one pass for six yards … West Virginia: Gained 14 yards on one rush … at Iowa State: Had one reception for one yard … Baylor: Carried the ball seven times for 23 yards … at Texas: Rushed three times for 11 yards … Oklahoma: Posted 18 yards on six carries.
High School: Touted as a four-star recruit and the 17th-best running back in the country by Rivals.com … Garnered three-star recognition from ESPN.com and 247Sports … Played for head coach Kyle Story at Independence HS his senior year … Finished his prep career ranked 10th all-time on the state of Texas’ rushing list … Ran his way to Texas Class 5A First Team All-State honors as a senior … Totaled 28 touchdowns and 1,922 yards on only 184 carries in 2016 … A four-time First Team All-District running back and a three-time First Team All-State running back.
Personal: Son of Damien and Diana Williams … Has two siblings, Deja and Daniel … Father, Damien, played football at Cal … Chose Kansas over offers from Arizona State, Baylor, Boise State, Illinois, New Mexico, Purdue, SMU, Texas State and Utah … Majoring in economics.