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Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:58 pm
by ajcalhoun
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/ ... dd48a.html

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:14 pm
by greenphantom
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/ ... dd48a.html
Interesting especially with all the so called “Insiders” saying he was definitely not going to Kansas.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 1:33 pm
by golfnut69
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/ ... dd48a.html
I think the beauty of the "sun flowers" in bloom...were too much for Tulane to overcome

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:43 pm
by HoustonWave
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.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:44 pm
by chain gang x man
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

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:32 pm
by Wave755
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/ ... dd48a.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.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:35 pm
by ajcalhoun
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.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:47 pm
by RobertM320
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?

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 6:08 pm
by tpstulane
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.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 7:08 pm
by Wave755
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?

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 6:38 am
by Bearwave
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.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm
by tpstulane
Should we go after Pooka?
Suspended indefinitely for domestic battery

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ic-battery
Williams was named the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,125 yards and seven touchdowns.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:32 pm
by Wave755
tpstulane wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Should we go after Pooka?
Suspended indefinitely for domestic battery

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ic-battery
Williams was named the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,125 yards and seven touchdowns.
Nope, in this the MeToo era & NFL scandals for domestic abuse, I doubt if even Florida State will go after him.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:27 pm
by nawlinspete
tpstulane wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Should we go after Pooka?
Suspended indefinitely for domestic battery

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ic-battery
Williams was named the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,125 yards and seven touchdowns.
With Leslie Smiles as the new Kansas coach Pooka will be reinstated in short order ,
....

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:56 pm
by wave97
tpstulane wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Should we go after Pooka?
Suspended indefinitely for domestic battery

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ic-battery
Williams was named the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,125 yards and seven touchdowns.
If he qualifies academically - yes, Yes & YES.
He can pursue a hyphenated liberal arts degree.

Re: Pooka Williams signs with Kansas

Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2018 11:09 pm
by ajcalhoun
wave97 wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:56 pm
tpstulane wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:50 pm
Should we go after Pooka?
Suspended indefinitely for domestic battery

http://www.espn.com/college-football/st ... ic-battery
Williams was named the Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year after rushing for 1,125 yards and seven touchdowns.
If he qualifies academically - yes, Yes & YES.
He can pursue a hyphenated liberal arts degree.
Let's see here; sketchy academically-wise AND a domestic battery charge.

Offering him would definitely prove Tulane's commitment to big-time, winning football.