Sammy Watkins ready for a big year

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Pos: WR   Height: 6-1   Weight: 205   Hometown: Fort Myers, FL (South Fort Myers HS)  
Years Played: 2011 - 2013

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"Last year I wasn't taking care of my business as I should," Watkins said. "I wasn't taking care of my body. I wasn't lifting weights like I should. Now I'm going 100 percent in practice. I've learned to practice like I'm playing in a game. I tell the scout guys to play hard and hit me. Last year I didn't do anything physical in practice. Now I am."

With Hopkins gone, that is music to the ears of Boyd, the senior.

"We are setting up our offense in a way so that if Sammy stays healthy he is going to have a big year," said Boyd, who threw for 36 touchdowns last season. "There is nothing Sammy can't do on a football field. He is special."

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