Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

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Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby ajcalhoun » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:58 pm

Not that we ever really had a shot with him but interesting that he stuck with Kansas of all places.http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/sports/high_schools/article_419eac02-e6bf-11e7-b0c3-9b29ed1dd48a.html


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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby greenphantom » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:14 pm

ajcalhoun wrote:Not that we ever really had a shot with him but interesting that he stuck with Kansas of all places.http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/sports/high_schools/article_419eac02-e6bf-11e7-b0c3-9b29ed1dd48a.html


Interesting especially with all the so called “Insiders” saying he was definitely not going to Kansas.



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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby golfnut69 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:33 pm

ajcalhoun wrote:Not that we ever really had a shot with him but interesting that he stuck with Kansas of all places.http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/sports/high_schools/article_419eac02-e6bf-11e7-b0c3-9b29ed1dd48a.html


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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby HoustonWave » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:43 pm

I have no idea what could have attracted this young man to college football oblivion. One more example of the mysteries of the mind of an 18 year old.


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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby chain gang x man » Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:44 pm

The ex Warren Easton coach Tony Hull recruited Pooka. He was back here during the playoffs looking at the Destrehan running back John Emery who will be a senior next year



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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby Wave755 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:32 pm

greenphantom wrote:
ajcalhoun wrote:Not that we ever really had a shot with him but interesting that he stuck with Kansas of all places.http://www.theadvocate.com/new_orleans/sports/high_schools/article_419eac02-e6bf-11e7-b0c3-9b29ed1dd48a.html


Interesting especially with all the so called “Insiders” saying he was definitely not going to Kansas.

In spite of all of the hoopla, Pooka is only rated 3 stars by both 247 & Rivals.



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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby ajcalhoun » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:35 pm

Wave755 wrote:In spite of all of the hoopla, Pooka is only rated 3 stars by both 247 & Rivals.


Same as Lindsey Scott but we're still talking about him a lot.

But seriously, the way Pooka Williams ran through the playoffs in the state's highest classification was dominating until he got hurt in the title game. If he can stay eligible he should do very well.


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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby RobertM320 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:47 pm

HoustonWave wrote:I have no idea what could have attracted this young man to college football oblivion. One more example of the mysteries of the mind of an 18 year old.


I know its your job, but doesn't it have to feel conflicting in your heart when you're from the NOLA area and you're telling a kid from the NOLA area how great things are in Kansas?


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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby tpstulane » Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:08 pm

chain gang x man wrote:The ex Warren Easton coach Tony Hull recruited Pooka. He was back here during the playoffs looking at the Destrehan running back John Emery who will be a senior next year

Exactly. Relationships early on.


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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby Wave755 » Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:08 pm

ajcalhoun wrote:
Wave755 wrote:In spite of all of the hoopla, Pooka is only rated 3 stars by both 247 & Rivals.


Same as Lindsey Scott but we're still talking about him a lot.

But seriously, the way Pooka Williams ran through the playoffs in the state's highest classification was dominating until he got hurt in the title game. If he can stay eligible he should do very well.

Texas and Texas A & M decided not to offer him, probably reputed academic issues and 5'9" height were factors. Another factor may be Herman's class is so "stella" at UT, but Jimbo has still only signed 14 @ A & M?



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Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Postby Bearwave » Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:38 am

The only actual signing offer he had was Kansas. LSU was recruiting him but didn’t offer him to sign early. He supposedly has his ACT score but needs some core grades this spring. I’m sure he’ll eek by, can’t let the legend fail. :roll:


Strange coincidence—-Baylor signed a Kid with almost identical numbers, same size, named Williams and also has a different type nickname “Sqwirl”. Herman and UT went at him hard the last month and even showed up at his house Wednesday after being told no thanks that day. He signed with BU Thursday.


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