A player without a team
The Writers' Bloc weighs in the NCAA's decision to declare Mike Williams ineligible.
Updated: August 29, 2004, 11:49 AM ETBy Page 2 | staff
HOW CAN YOU POSSIBLY DEFEND THE NCAA'S DECISION TO NOT REINSTATE USC RECEIVER MIKE WILLIAMS?On the surface, it looks like a no-brainer decision. Southern California's Mike Williams declared himself for the NFL draft when the Maurice Clarett case opened the door for all underclassmen. Later when that door closed, Williams applied for reinstatement at USC and attempted to take all the necessary steps to play college football again, including enrolling in summer classes. Yet the ...
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