Houston Roundball Review Podcast w/ Willie Byrd

New podcast. ‘Where are they now?’: Willie Byrd, UH guard (1993-1997).

00:00 – Introduction
00:25 – The Wreckin’ Crew
02:25 – “I wasn’t thinking about staying in the Houston area at all”
03:54 – The Tim Moore dunk in high school playoffs
05:25 – “Where do I sign?”
06:25 – "The time at UH was great…
07:45 – “Hofheinz was the place to be for high school playoff basketball”
09:20 – “I played professionally overseason for 10 years.”
10:57 – “Colombia? Where the drugs at?”
15:50 – “Brazil was great. I loved it.”
18:44 – “When I decided to retire, I didn’t know what I was going to do”
20:34 – “I keep in touch with all the guys. We’re all in a group chat now; so, we talk all the time.”
22:15 – UH did a poor job for a while keeping in touch with alums
23:25 – “They never really reached out”
24:45 – My plan is to start a ‘Where are they now?’
27:55 – Thoughts on Fertitta Center
30:20 – “His daughter (Lauren Sampson) is outstanding”
33:22 – “I think (Coach) Sampson is gonna be the guy who’s next (after Coach Guy V Lewis).”
35:55 – Conclusion