Friday, February 06, 2004

Recruiting - Willie Williams

No doubt FSU is probably not sweating the loss of Williams now to Miami. Not only is this kid facing possible charges for fondling a UF student, punching out another at a nightclub and setting off a fire extinguisher (all on his official visit no less), turns out the guy has been arrested 10 times in the last 5 years and is on probation to felony charges. Let's look at the list of charges / felonies:

1. Preventing / Obstructing fire extinguishment
2. Assault / Battery (2 separate incidents)
3. Petty Larceny
4. Burglary
5. Possesion of burglary tools

He was arrested 5 times in 2000 - none of those charges have been released.

All I have to say is that Miami and FSU HAAAAADDDD to know about these things. Any coach who brings in a kid like this has to live with it. But honestly, if that is the kind of crap that Miami is going to bring into this conference, then I'm not so high on expansion any longer. Sorry, but if this kid actually makes something of himself, that will be grounds for a movie of the week.

This is no longer about giving a kid "a 2nd chance". Sorry, the legal system appears to have been giving him chances since he was about 13 years old.