BYU RB Jamaal Williams Suspended For Opener Against UConn

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Williams will miss the 2014 opener.

BYU RB Jamaal Williams Suspended For Opener Against UConn

BYU running back Jamaal Williams is expected to contend for All-America honors this season, but the junior is suspended for the season opener against UConn.

 

The news of Williams’ suspension was announced after BYU’s first fall practice. According to the Desert News, Williams is suspended due to an honor code violation.

Williams rushed for 1,233 yards and seven scores and caught 18 passes for 125 yards last season.

 

With Williams sidelined, Paul Lasike, Alge Brown and Adam Hine are expected to handle the bulk of the carries against the Huskies.

 

BYU is favored by 17 points against UConn, but Williams will be missed in the opener. Expect to see the Cougars lean heavily on quarterback Taysom Hill and their defense to beat the Huskies in Week 1.

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