Thursday, January 29, 2004

Tales of a Football Recruit

Private jet, limo, nice hotel room, $500 dinner tab... what a joke the NCAA is! Read Willie Williams ongoing accounts of recruiting visits to top colleges around the country.

From Herald.com - Your Miami Everything Guide:

"Willie Williams' weekend visit to Florida State felt like a scene from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.

From a ride on a private jet to chowing down hundreds of dollars worth of steaks and lobster tails at Tallahassee's most elegant restaurant The Silver Slipper, Williams ate up the royal treatment.

Williams enjoyed it so much that he says FSU has moved back into a tie with the University of Miami in the battle for his services.

''After this visit, it's 0-0 again,'' said Williams, who will also visit Auburn and Florida. "