Willie Williams, meet the microscope

Originally Published: July 28, 2004
By Bruce Feldman | ESPN The Magazine

On Tuesday, we learned what most had expected for some six months now: That Willie Williams -- the nation's top linebacking recruit and the poster child for what many view as all the ills of the college recruiting system -- was indeed going to be a Miami Hurricane.

Before the school made the announcement that it was admitting the 19-year-old with the 4.4 speed, 1,100 SAT score and a well-publicized arrest record, UM president Donna Shalala sent out a schoolwide e-mail to the families of ...

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