Deshaun Watson ranked in ESPN's Top 25 CFB Players of 2015

by - Assoc. Editor -
Watson looks healthy during the first few Clemson practices

Clemson sophomore quarterback Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson
So. Quarterback
#4 6-2, 205
Gainesville, GA

View Full Profile
was ranked #22 overall in ESPN's Top 100 Players for 2015.

"There is danger in letting the Watson didn't win the starting QB job out of camp last season, but it didn't take long for the true freshman to announce he was one of the best in the ACC," ESPN said about Watson. "He nearly toppled Florida State in September, threw six touchdowns in his first start against UNC and ended the year by helping Clemson upend South Carolina for the first time since 2008. Watson's only flaw was a trio of injuries, including a torn ACL that required surgery at year's end."

In his rookie campaign, Watson completed 67.9% of his passes for 1,466 yards (10.7 per attempt) with 14 touchdowns and only two interceptions for a tremendous quarterback rating of 188.57. He also had five scores rushing. Another superlative is that he had a nation's best 10.7 yards per pass attempt.

Watson had two of his Clemson teammates listed as Artavis Scott made the Top 100 rankings at #88th overall and Mackensie Alexander was ranked #81st overall.

Deshaun Watson

Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Post your comments!

Swinney updates several injuries on team

Vegas odds on Clemson-Virginia Tech

Twitter reacts to Deshaun Watson's performance vs. Patriots

WATCH: Deshaun Watson has video game moves

WATCH: Watson throws a laser for another TD against Patriots

Alabama builds lead on Clemson in AP poll

Photos: Clemson vs. Boston College

Swinney recaps "weird" day against BC, previews Virginia Tech

WATCH: Deshaun Watson throws 29-yard TD pass to Bruce Ellington
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Daily Digest