|ATH target in the shadows of Sammy Watkins
Jayron Kearse - S
Hometown: Fort Myers,
FL (South Fort Myers HS)
|#54 ATH, #85 FL, 80 Grade
||#14 ATH, #242 Overall, #40 FL
||#16 ATH, #41 FL, 90 Grade
From Matt Fortuna of ESPN:
Everywhere he goes, Jayron Kearse has the shadow of someone else in front of him.
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First it was his uncle, three-time Pro Bowler Jevon Kearse. Then it was his cousin, current NFL cornerback Phillip Buchanon.
Now, the former safety and quarterback is following in the footsteps of Clemson standout receiver Sammy Watkins, who went to South Fort Myers (Fla.).
Kearse transferred to South Fort Myers in January, and the 6-foot-3, 190-pounder is expected to play receiver this fall. But the former Auburn and current Miami commit isn't trying to live up to Watkins' standard, and he has had valuable voices in his ear throughout the process.