Pooka Williams rushed for 252 yards against Oklahoma on Saturday night.
Pooka Williams rushed for 252 yards against Oklahoma on Saturday night. Alonzo Adams AP
Pooka Williams rushed for 252 yards against Oklahoma on Saturday night. Alonzo Adams AP

Jesse Newell — he’s won an EPPY for best sports blog and previously has been named top beat writer in his circulation by AP’s Sports Editors — has covered KU sports since 2008. His interest in sports analytics comes from his math teacher father, who handed out rulers to Trick-or-Treaters each year.