Watkins listed as one of 7 possible football millionaires
Hometown: Fort Myers,
FL (South Fort Myers HS)
Years Played: 2011 - 2013
According to USA Today, Sammy Watkins would be of the seven players they have spotlighted to be instant millionaires if they were allowed to leave for the NFL.
NFL rules do not allow sophomores and freshman to declare early for the NFL draft.
5. Clemson WR Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL
View Full Profile, junior. Watkins’ sophomore season was slowed by an early suspension and the growth of former teammate DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
#6 6-2, 205
View Full Profile, who took over as Clemson’s top receiver. But as Watkins showed as a true freshman, there are few in the country more dangerous both in the passing game and on special teams. One recruiting expert told me in 2011 that Watkins was as next-level-ready as any receiver prospect he’d ever come across.
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