James Sims' 28-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter completed a furious comeback, as KU came from 28 points down in the fourth quarter to defeat Colorado, 52-45, on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
KU's 35 points scored in the fourth quarter were the most ever scored in school history in one quarter. It was the second-most points scored in the fourth quarter in a comeback in NCAA history.
It also was KU's biggest comeback in school history.
The Jayhawks' defense held in the final minute; CU had two passes fall incomplete from the KU 7-yard line in the final eight seconds as KU held on for the win.
Sims rushed 20 times for 123 yards and four touchdowns. Quinn Mecham was 23-for-28 for 252 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions.
Tyler Patmon added an interception and fumble recovery for touchdown.
KU improves to 3-6 and will play at Nebraska on Nov. 13.
Hawkins' pass floats through traffic and goes incomplete.
KU completes a 28-point fourth-quarter comeback for the win.