Recruiting: 2023 linebacker Makai Williams commits to Tulane

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Tulane has their second 2023 commitment in the past three days when linebacker Makai Williams pledged Monday to the Green Wave.

The 5-foot-11, 214 pounder with 4.5 speed considered offers from Sam Houston State, Navy and New Mexico State. When Tulane’s offer arrived today, Williams committed on the spot.

The product of Steele High School product in Cibolo, Texas holds a 3.1 GPA, bench presses 360 pounds and squats 505. He recorded 146 tackles this past season with seven tackles for loss.

Williams flies to the football, covers a lot of ground, keeps his shoulder pads square with the line of scrimmage, diagnoses plays quickly and tackles well in space. He looks outstanding rushing the passer.

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Rene Nadeau


Born and raised in the New Orleans area, Rene Nadeau has been involved in sports ever since his earliest memories. Rene played basketball, wrestled, ran track, and was an All-District running back in football at John F. Kennedy High School. He went on to be a member of the LSU football program, developing a passion for the game in even…

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