ESPN: Sammy Watkins decides it's time to grow up


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

ESPN's Andrea Adelson interviewed star Clemson WR Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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and he talked candidly about his last year on and off the field.

"He's been working really hard," quarterback Tajh BoydTajh Boyd
RS Sr. Quarterback
#10 6-1, 225
Hampton, VA

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said. "He comes with a workman attitude, he loves competing. He leads all those receivers by his actions."

Those actions, at least this spring, have been exemplary enough for his coaches to heap praise on the way he has matured and turned a corner as well.

"I am being watched," Watkins said. "I’m not invisible. Everybody around here expects big things from me on and off the field. I do impact people’s lives, fans, little kids. This is a nice town has a lot of nice fans, people who look up to us football players, so I learned to be cautious of every move because everybody is watching you."

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