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Ricky Williams: Hall of Fame?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 3OctaveFart, Feb 8, 2012.

  1. 3OctaveFart

    3OctaveFart Guest

    The guy embodied FAME.
    He didn't love football, just was really good at it.
    And he still had success ... maybe even Hall of Fame success.
     
  2. BrianGriffin

    BrianGriffin Active Member

    But he's no Tim Tebow.
     
  3. 3OctaveFart

    3OctaveFart Guest

    Why don't you take open mic night to another thread.
    This one is to discuss Ricky Williams' career and credentials.
     
  4. MightyMouse

    MightyMouse Member

    Perhaps he figured, based on the thread title, that this wasn't meant to be a serious discussion.
     
  5. Uncle.Ruckus

    Uncle.Ruckus Guest

    Well, he had a great college career, and it's not just about pro football.

    Wait ... it's the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Fuck and no.

    You know who else was famous? Ickey Woods.
     
  6. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    Without question.

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    That's the Hall of Fame we're talking about, right?
     
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  7. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    26th leading rusher? 66 career rushing TDs? Nah. If he had enjoyed playing football more, or had more of a competitive desire, he'd have surely made it.
     
  8. txsportsscribe

    txsportsscribe Active Member

    seriously?
     
  9. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    No HOF, but a very good pro football player.

    After the Steelers got knocked out, I really wanted to see him and Reed get rings.
     
  10. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    That was my initial thought. I mean, he belongs in the college football HOF. But Canton? Get the fuck outta here.
     
  11. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    He's not going to get in, but considering he took a couple years off in the middle of his prime, his numbers are pretty damn impressive. But he can't get those years back and has no one but himself to blame for it.
     
  12. JR

    JR Active Member

    And just because it's worth reading again, here's Chris Jones's 2004 Esquire article on how he found Williams in Australia. Beats any discussion on his HOF credibility.

    http://www.esquire.com/features/the-game/ricky-williams-australia-1204

    Everybody was looking for him in the months after he bolted the NFL last summer and before he abruptly returned to America this fall. But it turns out he was never that hard to find....

     
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