|Watkins ranked #6 overall on NFL Big Board
Assoc. Editor - 2014-01-09 17:59:02.0
Hometown: Fort Myers,
FL (South Fort Myers HS)
Years Played: 2011 - 2013
Clemson WR Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL
View Full Profile was ranked #6 overall on CBSSports.com's NFL Big Board. Also, Clemson DE Vic BeasleyVic Beasley
RS Jr. Defensive End
#3 6-3, 225
View Full Profile comes in at the last pick of the first round (#32 overall).
NFL scouts love players who rise to the occasion in big games, and no one played better under the bright lights of bowl mania than Watkins, whose 16 catches for 227 yards and two scores guided Clemson to a 40-35 victory over Ohio State in the Orange Bowl. Watkins is an explosive athlete whose instant acceleration, impressive body control and natural hands to pluck the ball should earn him Pro Bowl consideration early in his NFL career.
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