Willie Williams has turned his life around

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by Gunners, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Gunners

    Gunners Nicking a living
    Donor
    Ohio State BuckeyesBaltimore OriolesWashington WizardsWashington RedskinsWashington CapitalsArsenal

    Well not really.

    Ex-college football star found guilty of burglary

    [​IMG]
    Willie Williams / Provided

    COVINGTON — A Kenton County jury found a former pro football prospect guilty Thursday of a home burglary in Fort Mitchell.
    Willie Williams of Newport, a highly touted linebacker from Florida who played at the University of Louisville and Union College in Barbourville, was found guilty of second-degree burglary and being a persistent felony offender.
    Judge Patricia Summe will sentence Williams on May 8. The jury recommended the 27-year-old be locked up for 15 years. The charges were punishable by 10 years to 20 years in prison.
    Williams’ attorney, F. Dennis Alerding, said his client admitted he was recorded by a security camera outside the Fort Mitchell home but he claimed he was not the one that broke in.
    “Mr. Williams in a dangerous individual who was convicted of a residential burglary in … Georgia a little over a year before he burglarized a residence here in Kenton County,” said Kenton Commonwealth’s Attorney Rob Sanders. “In addition, he went straight from his Fort Mitchell burglary to Fort Thomas and was in the process of burglarizing another home there when he was interrupted by the homeowner.”
    Sanders was assisted in the case by Josh McIntosh, a third-year law student at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University.
    “I was a great experience. The best so far,” McIntosh said. “It confirmed I want to practice my career in the courtroom.”
    Williams attended Carol City High School in Miami, where he was heavily recruited as one of the top linebackers in the nation. He signed in 2004 with the University of Miami and was red-shirted freshman in 2005. He left in 2006 and attended four schools in the next three years – West Los Angeles College, U of L, Glenville State College and Union.
    In 2008, his senior year at Union, he was named to the All-Mid-South Conference East first team, set a single-season school record with 144 tackles, set a single-game school record with 22 tackles and received NAIA Defensive Player of the Week honors, according to the school’s website.
    Several NFL teams scouted him before the 2009 NFL draft, but he went undrafted.
    A Miami Herald article two years ago said Williams was arrested 12 times as a juvenile, and at least four times as an adult through 2009, including a marijuana possession charge at U of L that led to his dismissal from the team.
    Enquirer reporter William Croyle contributed to this report.
     
    #1 Gunners, Mar 29, 2012
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2017
  2. Truman

    Truman Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Missouri TigersSt. Louis CardinalsChicago BullsSt. Louis BluesEverton

    You would think for someone that has as much practice at burglary as Mr Williams would be much better at it.
     
  3. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Creator of the 'Official Dads of TMB' thread.
    Donor
    Florida GatorsTampa Bay Rays

    Hope they serve lobster at that jail.
     
  4. Gaknight

    Gaknight NO'leary
    TMB OG
    UCF KnightsAtlanta HawksAtlanta FalconsAtlanta United

    How else is he going to pay for the 5 star restaurants?
     
  5. Daniel Ocean

    Daniel Ocean I only lied about being a thief
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    UCLA BruinsDenver BroncosLos Angeles Kings

    Holy shit can't believe he is 27.
     
  6. 941Gator

    941Gator TMB's resident beach bum
    Staff Donor
    Florida Gators

    weird article
     
  7. TwoPoor

    TwoPoor Number one at the top of the humble list
    Donor
    Tulsa Golden HurricaneOklahoma City Thunder

    Came for the Willie Williams update, stayed for the Josh McIntosh update
     
  8. Jalen Rose

    Jalen Rose I'll allow it.
    Donor
    Missouri TigersChicago White SoxIndiana PacersIndianapolis Colts

    lol thought the same thing.
     
  9. EdmondDantes

    EdmondDantes Both winner in league and apparently at life, haha
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    Nebraska CornhuskersDenver Nuggets

    that was really random

    the term "college football star" gets thrown around. did he even play a down of D1?
     
    BuckeyeRiot likes this.
  10. TTgator91

    TTgator91 Well-Known Member
    Florida GatorsWWE

  11. woo-pig

    woo-pig Well-Known Member

    how is this turning his life around? did i miss the sarcasm
     
  12. 941Gator

    941Gator TMB's resident beach bum
    Staff Donor
    Florida Gators

    u missed the retraction from the op i guess
     
    2Poor likes this.
  13. DeToxRox

    DeToxRox Flummoxed
    Staff Donor TMB OG

    Someone get this man a fire extinguisher to put out the fires in his life.
     
    3 Way CUM likes this.
  14. Corky Bucek

    Corky Bucek Fan of: Batting .750 on JC QB Transfers Since 2010
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    Auburn TigersLos Angeles LakersLos Angeles RamsManchester UnitedUnited States Men's National Soccer Team

    Louisville dawg
     
    bingbing likes this.
  15. War Grundle

    War Grundle Nole Mercy
    Donor
    Florida State SeminolesTampa Bay Rays

    lol at college football star

    Anything for a headline.
     
  16. CF3234

    CF3234 Fan of: Bandwagons
    Donor TMB OG
    Miami HurricanesMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami DolphinsFlorida Panthers

    It's like whenever an athlete dies suddenly. They go from a scrub to a star overnight.
     
  17. NoleNBlue

    NoleNBlue 1st Place, TMB Brisket Competition
    Donor TMB OG
    Florida State SeminolesAtlanta BravesTampa Bay BuccaneersBayern MunichArsenal


    Dammit this was my first thought too
     
    Clubber Lang likes this.
  18. Tiny Tom

    Tiny Tom Fan of: Rape, Ultra-Violence, and Beethoven
    Donor TMB OG

    Northern Kentucky University? They'll give anyone a law school these days.
     
    3 Way CUM likes this.
  19. BayouMafia

    BayouMafia Honor is dead. But I'll see what I can do.
    Staff Donor
    LSU TigersTexas RangersNew Orleans SaintsUnited States Men's National Soccer TeamFulham

    Hell for Willie would be a jail that serves nothing but spinach artichoke dip
     
    milquetoast, visa and Celemo like this.
  20. Legend

    Legend -

    He was a 22 year old high school senior.

    But ya, I remember his recruitment like it was just the other day.
     
  21. Clubber Lang

    Clubber Lang High Potentate
    Donor

    can't believe there's a Northern Kentucky University. State's too small to need a north & south kentucky.
     
  22. Caga palo

    Caga palo Put my pager on a vibe..cuz a Junky is a Junky 365
    Donor

    Damn.. how does this bitch get that many chances?
     
  23. phunkybuck

    phunkybuck Your pennies have been in my ass
    Donor TMB OG
    Ohio State BuckeyesCleveland IndiansCleveland CavaliersCleveland BrownsColumbus Blue Jackets

    my first thought as well
     
  24. ALECOCK

    ALECOCK Fire Kingston
    Donor TMB OG
    South Carolina GamecocksAtlanta BravesCharlotte HornetsCarolina PanthersManchester City

    Did anyone take the time to get HIS side of the story? :crossedarms:
     
  25. Daniel Ocean

    Daniel Ocean I only lied about being a thief
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    UCLA BruinsDenver BroncosLos Angeles Kings

    I did not know that, it makes me feel slightly less old.
     
  26. -Prime-

    -Prime- Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Miami HurricanesTennessee TitansReal Madrid

    He signed with Miami in 2004 that is 8 years ago.
     
  27. Daniel Ocean

    Daniel Ocean I only lied about being a thief
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    UCLA BruinsDenver BroncosLos Angeles Kings

    Now I am back to feeling old.
     
  28. Legend

    Legend -

    I wasnt serious. Now I am wondering if you were.
     
  29. TC

    TC Zero holes in the cuntness
    Donor
    South Carolina GamecocksSeattle Supersonics

    "When I get on the field I turn into a fuckin werewolf. And whoever's carrying the ball is the meat"
     
  30. Daniel Ocean

    Daniel Ocean I only lied about being a thief
    Staff Donor TMB OG
    UCLA BruinsDenver BroncosLos Angeles Kings

    About what part? You saying he was 22 in high school and slightly believing you? While I did not think it was possible (thought you were using a bit of hyperbole) I don't know enough about Florida schooling laws to know how long he would be allowed to stay in school past 17/18. I actually did not do the math and did not realize until Prime pointed it out that he committed in 2004 so he would have to be 30 right now. I was serious about how fast time passes and shocked to read he was 27 already because it seemed like just yesterday he was at west l.a college and people thought he might transfer to UCLA.
     
  31. Clown Baby

    Clown Baby Creator of Official Dads of TMB®

    You can take the boy out of Miami...
     
  32. Clubber Lang

    Clubber Lang High Potentate
    Donor

    yes, go on.
     
  33. Jack Parkman

    Jack Parkman Well-Known Member
    Staff TMB OG
    Florida GatorsMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami Dolphins

    I guess he is out and running his own workout regime in sofla

     
  34. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Creator of the 'Official Dads of TMB' thread.
    Donor
    Florida GatorsTampa Bay Rays

    Only one way to be great: eat lobster.
     
    milquetoast likes this.
  35. Kirk Fogg

    Kirk Fogg "Tell them what they've won Olmec!"
    Donor TMB OG

    There's also an eastern and western Kentucky university
     
    FightingCock likes this.
  36. bertwing

    bertwing check out the nametag grandma
    Staff Donor
    Arkansas RazorbacksNew Orleans Saints

    you are dumb
     
  37. slogan119

    slogan119 Her?
    Donor TMB OG
    Florida State SeminolesChicago CubsReal Madrid

    Would have guessed he was a chef based upon the topic.
     
  38. visa

    visa 〽️
    Donor
    Michigan WolverinesChicago CubsNew England PatriotsArsenal

    "It was the radisson!"
     
  39. Dutch

    Dutch Make it easy on yourself Dutch

    NKU is roughly about the same size as both, 15k plus students.
     
  40. Tobias

    Tobias OJ kept saying they were papayas
    Donor
    North Carolina TarheelsAtlanta BravesCharlotte HornetsNew York GiantsManchester City

    can't sneak anything past you
     
  41. Jack Parkman

    Jack Parkman Well-Known Member
    Staff TMB OG
    Florida GatorsMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami Dolphins



    just filthy, no idea how he was so bad in college
     
    devine and TTgator91 like this.
  42. Brock Berlin

    Brock Berlin Well-Known Member
    Donor
    Miami HurricanesPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia 76'ersPhiladelphia EaglesPhiladelphia Flyers

    he never really got a chance to play, was in Shannon's doghouse from day 1
     
  43. TC

    TC Zero holes in the cuntness
    Donor
    South Carolina GamecocksSeattle Supersonics

    Wish I could read his "when I'm on the field I'm like a werewolf" quote again
     
  44. CF3234

    CF3234 Fan of: Bandwagons
    Donor TMB OG
    Miami HurricanesMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami DolphinsFlorida Panthers

    I'm gonna guess he had water boy syndrom in that he didn't know how to be part of a defense and only knew how to chase the ball
     
    watson likes this.
  45. Boo MFer!

    Boo MFer! Creator of the 'Official Dads of TMB' thread.
    Donor
    Florida GatorsTampa Bay Rays

    "When I'm on the field, I'm like a werewolf." - Willie Williams
     
  46. TC

    TC Zero holes in the cuntness
    Donor
    South Carolina GamecocksSeattle Supersonics

    There's more to it than that man. Something about the opposing players being meat
     
  47. Bo Pelinis

    Bo Pelinis CORN FIRE 100
    Donor TMB OG
    Nebraska Cornhuskers

    There's been plenty of see ball get ball level retards that have been great linebackers in college.
     
    HoosDaMan likes this.
  48. CF3234

    CF3234 Fan of: Bandwagons
    Donor TMB OG
    Miami HurricanesMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami DolphinsFlorida Panthers

    Arthur brown was one of them. Randy doesn't like kids who play like that. It's why Arthur didn't see the field at all at UM but he went to KSU and balled out before flopping at the NFL level. my guess is that it was the same thing with Willie.
     
    Bo Pelinis likes this.
  49. Jack Parkman

    Jack Parkman Well-Known Member
    Staff TMB OG
    Florida GatorsMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami Dolphins

    Willie flopped everywhere he went

    wasn't he D2 at one point?
     
  50. CF3234

    CF3234 Fan of: Bandwagons
    Donor TMB OG
    Miami HurricanesMiami MarlinsMiami HeatMiami DolphinsFlorida Panthers

    If I remember correctly he tore up his knee as a sophomore and was never the same.