WHT: Mike Williams

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WHT: Mike Williams

Post by LS71 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:42 am

Ever wonder Whatever Happened To Mike Williams?

Check this out. You won’t be sorry.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by m626t » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:30 am

It hurt the team when he was forced to leave the program but I'm glad he got his degree and seems to be in a good place now; perhaps some day he'll be able to put his degree to a more direct use. (I trust he meant bonding, not bondage :).
All due respect, and I mean that from the bottom of my heart, I'm gonna pass.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by Roadtrip » Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:55 am

My all time "mister clutch" favorite. Was so happy to cheer for him at the Mullins some years ago when he returned.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by capezona » Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:25 am

I remember Cal saying in recent years that of all the players he's coached, the one he would want with the ball with the game on the line is Mike Williams.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by Quann » Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:55 pm

capezona wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:25 am
I remember Cal saying in recent years that of all the players he's coached, the one he would want with the ball with the game on the line is Mike Williams.
That’s pretty awesome and amazing considering the talent he’s coached at Memphis and Kentucky. Michael was so damn clutch, had ice water in his veins.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by RageintheCage » Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:49 pm

Great to hear Mike doing so well. I still have an image burned in my mind of Williams rising up for a leaning jumper against Temple to bury them in 1994. He was the absolute man.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by Gaber205 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:33 pm

His cousin is a CT State Representative, Quentin Phipps

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by vanmeter » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:15 pm

Great to hear!

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by rayers » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:58 pm

Wish he had a chance to play in the NCAA games his senior year. Would have helped tremendously!

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by capezona » Sat Jan 18, 2020 12:49 pm

rayers wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:58 pm
Wish he had a chance to play in the NCAA games his senior year. Would have helped tremendously!
I don't know. If we had won the championship, vacating it would have been all the more painful.

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Re: WHT: Mike Williams

Post by stevemaz » Sun Jan 19, 2020 5:49 am

I always felt that the 1994-1995 team was our best ever and with Williams and a healthy Padilla, I think they may have cut down the nets or at least beat Ok state and Big Country.

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