Player profile: Takulve Williams
#16 Takulve Williams
Position: Wide receiver
Hometown: New Orleans
High School: St. Augustine
2019 (So.): Coastal Carolina: Saw his first action of the season vs. the Chanticleers, but did not record any statistics … at Boston College: Recorded his first tackle of the season in Chestnut Hill … West Virginia: Played against the Mountaineers, but did not record any stats … at TCU: Did not record any statistics in his playing time while in Fort Worth … Oklahoma: Made his fifth appearance of the season for the Jayhawks against the Sooners … at Texas: Hauled in his first catch of the season, good for seven yards, as well the first touchdown of his career, at the 8:38 mark of the second quarter … That particular scoring drive put Kansas ahead of Texas in Austin for the first time since 1997, 17-14 … Texas Tech: Played in the Jayhawks’ Homecoming victory, but did not record any statistics … Kansas State: Did not play in the annual Dillons Sunflower Showdown this season … at Oklahoma State: Hauled in three receptions for a total of 17 yards, with a long catch of 11 yards, all of which set new season career highs … at Iowa State: Played for the 10th time this season, but did not record any stats against the Cyclones while in Ames … Baylor: Did not record any statistics as he made his 11th appearance of the season (missing only the first game of the year vs. Indiana State) for the Jayhawks.
2018 (RFr.): Played in 10 games … Recorded five receptions for 39 yards, with a long of 15 … at Central Michigan: Recorded his first-career reception for 10 yards … Rutgers:Caught one pass for 11 yards … Iowa State: Hauled in a career-long 15-yard reception.
2017 (Fr.): Redshirted his first season at Kansas.
High School: Earned two-star recognition from Rivals … Recognized to the NOLA All-Metro team as a return specialist … Took two kickoffs and two punts back for touchdowns … Averaged 25.8 return yards on punts … Named the New Orleans Male Athlete of the Week by the New Orleans Times-Picayune after returning a punt 90 yards for a touchdown and a kickoff 98 yards for a score against Brother Martin.
Personal: Son of Takulve Williams and Hyatta Droughn … Has two siblings, Terrell and Takeila … Chose Kansas over offers from Ball State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Louisiana- Monroe, McNeese State, Memphis, UTSA, Troy and Tulane … Undecided on a major.