BREAKING NEWS: Former SMU Star Justin Willis Quits Football Team

So now what do we do with all these Justin Willis schedules?
So now what do we do with all these Justin Willis schedules?

Almost a year ago to the day I wrote this column about the spiraling, once-promising career of SMU quarterback Justin Willis.

I'm told that when Willis - who last season was moved to receiver by head coach June Jones - found out this week that he wasn't considered a starter, he quit the Mustangs. The SMU-friendly site PonyPride.com confirms it.

Sad.

And that's just the start of it.

Willis, a senior and once the best player on campus, was recovering from a broken leg suffered last season and recently his father was shot to death in Irving. He was suspended twice and ultimately plummeted from the face of the program to depth-chart fodder.


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