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whodidthat
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Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
Some of them act like little bitches, no surprise, every fanbase has them. Others were pretty fair about it. Here are the worst.

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I have some insight into this one with a contact. Mike is going to be a walk-on at LSU. He's very close to Stingley. He also comes from a poor family. The follow-up question I had is how is he going to pay for school until he earns a full ride? The response from my contact is there are friends/boosters at his HS who will take care of things for him in the interim. That my friends is called illegal but it is the LSU way. Don't expect for anyone to ever investigate this or for the NCAA to do anything.


Sounds legit, no way it could be made up. I'm sure boosters at UT have never done anything like it. /s

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What LSU does should be no surprise to anyone. LSU assistant coaches caught famed Marshall, TX QB and Longhorn freshman Y.A. Tittle as he hung from his dorm room 2nd floor window at UT so they could take him to LSU in order to enroll there.


Y.A Title? Yep, we have the exact same administration from the mid-1940's. Besides, it sounds like a random rumor from UT fans that's been spread for over 70 years.

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Cool. Hope enjoys taking 2 regular season L's from us the next 2 years Hook 'Em.


Good luck with that.

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Total horse shite is what it is
Thats the LSU way.




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From scholarship at Texas to walk on at LSU by choice is far more than fishy.


Well we couldn't give him a scholarship at this moment. It's not hard for someone to earn the roughly $6,000 needed per semester. I earned that every 3 months just waiting tables during college.

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The Baker
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
He could’ve just taken out a student loan for 6k... not sure what the big deal is


moneyg
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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Well we couldn't give him a scholarship at this moment


Why not?


whodidthat
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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He could’ve just taken out a student loan for 6k... not sure what the big deal is



Easily. Plus financial aid, grant money, buying used books, working on campus, etc.


VolTiger13
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
He hated Tom Herman and thought the people in Austin were all weird as hell. He did not enjoy living there or being a part of that team.


whodidthat
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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Why not?



Don't have the room for him currently. It would count for the 85 limit and ours is tight right now. Plus I think he would count for the 25 in this years class


whodidthat
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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He hated Tom Herman and thought the people in Austin were all weird as hell. He did not enjoy living there or being a part of that team.



I have no doubt about that. Different culture between Louisiana and Austin. Plus Herman seems like a total douche.


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EXPLAYER
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
Nothing illegal about someone paying for your education as long as it is not paid by university or coaches if student does not have a scholarship.


The Pirate King
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
It would be nice to see our compliance dept actually helping the team for once


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Byrdybyrd05
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
So he didn’t like being kissed by Tom Herman and he didn’t like the “keep Austin weird” slogan.


The Pirate King
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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So he didn’t like being kissed by Tom Herman and he didn’t like the “keep Austin weird” slogan.


I can’t imagine many young black males can relate to the California hipster invasion currently happening in Austin


GT3324
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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I can’t imagine many young black males can relate to the California hipster invasion currently happening in Austin



This. That use to be one cool town, but they could box it up and send ro Bay Area of CA now


whitefoot
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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That use to be one cool town

So, if I used to go to Austin in the mid 90s, and thought it was cool, I might be disappointed if I went today?


TigerAxeOK
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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the California hipster invasion currently happening in Austin

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Bjorn Cyborg
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I guess they’ve never heard of TOPS?


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lsusteve1
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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He hated Tom Herman and thought the people in Austin were all weird as hell


Easy to understand this


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Lsupimp
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
Tuition for a year at LSU is probably a bit less than his HS tuition at Dunham.


OppositeMan
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
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thought the people in Austin were all weird as hell


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Lago Gato
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
I’ve lived in this area over 20 years and could never live in Austin. You’ll never be as good as they are . You can have PhD both if it’s not from uTa it’s nothing!


Lock,Stock
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re: Some reactions from the Texas forum at 247 about Mike Williams
It is.


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