Memphis G Mikey Williams, former prized recruit, not with group whereas dealing with felony gun fees


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Memphis freshman guard Mikey Williams, who’s dealing with six felony gun fees for allegedly firing at a car carrying 5 individuals earlier this 12 months in his hometown of San Diego, California, stays on the roster however shouldn’t be presently with the group, the college introduced Wednesday. The standing of Williams, as soon as a prized recruit as a five-star and the No. 2 total prospect in his class, has been unclear as his authorized conditions stays fluid. With its fall practices beginning Tuesday, Memphis clarified his standing with the group and with the college.

“Whereas Mikey Williams is enrolled in on-line lessons on the College of Memphis and stays on the roster, he is not going to have entry to team-related amenities or actions till his pending authorized course of in California is full,” stated a college assertion. “The method to evaluate and decide his standing with the group shall be initiated at the moment.”

Williams was arrested in April and booked on 5 counts of assault with a lethal weapon. He was launched on $50,000 bail. In accordance with the San Diego Sheriff’s Division, Williams fired pictures at a car and struck it because it was driving away, however nobody was harm.

Williams’ legal professional, Troy P. Owens, stated the incident occurred after “a number of uninvited people” entered Williams’ residence and brought on a disturbance. Although Owens has stated Williams is a match for the outline of the shooter, his shopper “seems ahead to addressing any allegations in opposition to him utilizing the established procedures in our justice system.” 

A 6-foot-2 combo guard, Williams selected Memphis over provides from Kansas, Oregon, USC and others. Ranked No. 39 total in 247Sports’ participant rankings for the 2023 cycle, he’s the highest-rated Tigers signee for his or her incoming class that ranked No. 19 total within the Staff rankings.



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