March 2, 2013

Warren Easton LB listens to parents, picks Tulane

Warren Easton linebacker Edward Williams was more than an interested observer at Tulane's spring game on Saturday at Tad Gormley Stadium. He was an official signee.

A stalemate between Williams and his parents finally ended three-and-a-half weeks after signing day, and his parents and Tulane won. Unable to sign with Texas Tech because his mom and dad refused to co-sign the letter of intent, Williams listened to his entire family's advice and stayed close to home, sending his papers to Tulane in the morning.

"It was a family decision-my parents and grandparents -so everybody in the family had a big part of it," Williams said. "I'm very comfortable (with Tulane), very comfortable."

The game-changer in Curtis Johnson's first recruiting class at Tulane was four-star defensive back Darion Monroe, who de-committed from Texas A&M and chose the Green Wave right before signing day.

Williams, a 6-foot-1, 215-pound prospect who also originally committed to Texas A&M, could be game-changer No. 2. Rivals.com ranked him the No. 27 inside linebacker in the country after back-to-back stellar years at Warren Easton, whose Canal Street location is just a few miles from Tulane's uptown campus.



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