Watkins named First-Team All-American by Pro Football Weekly


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

Clemson, SC—Clemson receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
So. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 205
Fort Myers, FL

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has been named a first-team All-American by Pro Football Weekly. The publication selects an All-America team each year based on NFL potential. It is the second consecutive year he has been named first-team All-American by the publication.

Watkins was joined on the first team by Southern California wide receiver Marqise Lee. Watkins teammate, DeAndre HopkinsDeAndre Hopkins
Jr. Wide Receiver
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Central, SC

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, was named an honorable mention selection.

Watkins has 57 receptions for 708 yards and three touchdowns this year. He ranks third in the ACC in receptions per game with 6.3 and is fifth in receiving yards per game with 78.7. He is also fifth in all-purpose yardage with 119.6.

The sophomore from Fort Myers, FL has caught at least one pass in all 22 games he has played at Clemson, including 11 for 110 yards against NC State this year. He also established the Clemson record for receiving yards in a game when he had 202 at Wake Forest earlier this year. Over the last six games of the regular season Watkins had 41 receptions for 590 yards and three scores.

As a freshman in 2011 he had 82 receptions for 1219 yards and 12 touchdowns in 14 games.

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