Talk about “Pokemon Go” just doesn’t quit — and this week’s conversation highlight? Former Longhorn Ricky Williams’ tweet.
Apparently, the retired NFL player discovered that he has reached an enviable status by being made one of Austin’s numerous pokestops, which are landmarks “Pokemon Go” players visit to collect virtual power-ups. The funny thing is, Williams has no idea what a pokestop is.
Apparently I'm a pokestop. What is a pokestop? pic.twitter.com/G5X4p6RAgG
— Ricky Williams (@Rickthelaureate) August 15, 2016
Specifically, this pokestop is located at the Ricky Williams and Earl Campbell statues just outside the Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Both athletes were honored with the monuments for winning the Heisman Memorial Trophy in ’98 and ’77, respectively.
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