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Dudebro2
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re: Question about priest Willis

No we can back count 4 early enrollee's to last years class. We only signed 21 last year we have 4 early commits that they can count back.

Next PW "from everything I heard today" he will be signing with UCLA this Friday "tomorrow." Hope that info is bad, but I don't think it is at least UCLA seems to believe very strongly he is signing with them tomorrow. Everything surrounding what went on does not make any sense, so at this point whatever happens I will not be surprised.

The reason PW is not listed as a commitment on Rivals for UCLA is that Rivals has done that for every team that a commit that did not sign on signing day they are taken out of their class just like Lawson and Cutrer are not in LSU's class anymore.

Once a commitment signs they will add them to the committed list. So when PW signs tomorrow they will add him to the class.


Sev09
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So when PW signs tomorrow they will add him to the class.


Yep. LSU's class.


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BoringBob
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Boston
Member since Jan 2009
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re: Question about priest Willis
Very informative. Thank you.


tcaliope
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austin, tx
Member since Jul 2011
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re: Question about priest Willis
Priest was waiting for his mother to return from vacation before he sign his loi. He wanted her there when he signed it. He is UCLA bound.


Byron Bojangles III
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re: Question about priest Willis
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This kid is all UCLA, who shows up to a recruiting show decked out in all UCLA, proceeds to say he's "100% UCLA" and then two days later signs for LSU??


reverse Gunner Kiel


Weaver
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Mandeville, LA
Member since Nov 2005
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re: Question about priest Willis
According to Scott long he may flip to USC.


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Indiana Tiger
Member since Feb 2005
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No we can back count 4 early enrollee's to last years class. We only signed 21 last year we have 4 early commits that they can count back.

I haven't seen any evidence that this is the case in practice, but there is plenty of circumstantial that it is only two. Yes, I read the rules and a strict reading sure does imply 4, but this ignores that the SEC can interpret and implement the rules however it wants.

Remember that the SEC was the conference that wrote the rule and it did so to limit the over signing of unqualified athletes. If we go with the interpretation that it is 4, then this really limits the effectiveness. If you sign an unqualified athlete, you would just get it back next year in the form of a possible EE. The 2 interpretation is consistent with the intent as you would actually lose the spot as we probably did.

Other circumstanial evidence, but not proof of 2, follow. It has been reported that Ponamsky and Shea said that we are only backcounting 2; signing 27; Miles saying we're done; not signing Lawson (if we really want him, there is no barrier to not to signing him today if 4 were true); and the rumored grey shirt offer to Willis that would never be accepted.

If the number is 4, show some evidence that a SEC school did so under your interpretation of the rules.


gOLDTiger
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California
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re: Question about priest Willis
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Indiana Tiger

bueno...


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TigerBait2008
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Death Valley
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earlier today ponamsky radio show or w.e said that LSU class is done, don't hold you're breath on Priest coming to Baton Rouge.



Well frick if he said it, dammit I guess we done.. Get real..


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BuckToothBilly
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Member since May 2012
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If he signs for LSU I'll get a tattoo of Priest Willis on my hand.


hmmm. bad. ass.

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tigerprl
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DFW
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1278 posts

re: Question about priest Willis
We done, No room, Willis is great talent but he is UCLA bound, unless the rumor that his side kick Goodman is not going to make the UCLA team cause of grades. Then i fricking don't know. He is definitely a take but i seriously doubt we are able to flip him.


stho381
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Lafayette, LA
Member since Jan 2012
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re: Question about priest Willis
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We done, No room, Willis is great talent but he is UCLA bound, unless the rumor that his side kick Goodman is not going to make the UCLA team cause of grades. Then i fricking don't know. He is definitely a take but i seriously doubt we are able to flip him.




love these type of posts where people start typing and change their own mind.

"We done, no room"......then "unless the rumor...Then I fricking don't know"


LaFBfan
Washington Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2013
651 posts

re: Question about priest Willis
So has he signed with us yet or not?







J/k


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geaux001
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Houston
Member since Jan 2012
65 posts

re: Question about priest Willis
How would we have had room for RN if he would have signed? What makes anyone think if PW wanted in we wouldn't take him?


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BhamTigah
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Priest was waiting for his mother to return from vacation before he sign his loi. He wanted her there when he signed it. He is UCLA bound


Janzen Jackson was just waiting on his mother to return before signing with LSU IIRC.


dreaux
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baton rouge
Member since Oct 2006
38730 posts

re: Question about priest Willis
Still waiting on his mom to "announce". Sorry, something has to be up. If he knows, his parents know, everyone knows he is going to ucla, just go ahead and get it over with. But that ain't happening. If he doesn't sign today. Something is DEFINETLY up.


tjtiger9
LSU Fan
MS
Member since Aug 2005
1875 posts

re: Question about priest Willis
all indications are we are done as 1 of the 3 BOOMs being reported happened. That being said, we should have 2 spots open for EE next year, correct?


BOSCEAUX
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re: Question about priest Willis
So he still hasn't signed anywhere yet?


Indiana Tiger
Member since Feb 2005
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re: Question about priest Willis
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we should have 2 spots open for EE next year, correct?

Assuming you mean 2 EEs who could be counted back to this year, I believe the answer is no because I believe we could only count back 2 to last year. Those that believe we could count back 4 would would say yes. We'll evantually find out who is right.


thanksjhester
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re: Question about priest Willis
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So he still hasn't signed anywhere yet?
Nope


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