Watkins named to another All-America first team


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

From Pro Football Weekly:

Pro Football Weekly releases All-American team

The team annually honors the most talented players in college football and is selected based on considerable feedback from NFL evaluators taking into consideration a player’s pure talent and contribution to his team. Unlike many other teams rewarding the best college football players, PFW places an extra premium on true talent and draft value in the selection process. However, participants are expected to have contributed for the bulk of the season, leaving off some talented prospects who were limited this season. Extra attention was paid to qualities such as toughness, competitiveness and work ethic.

Sammy power. Only two freshmen made the team at all, and only one landed on the first team: Clemson receiver Sammy WatkinsSammy Watkins
Fr. Wide Receiver
#2 6-1, 200
Fort Myers, FL

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, who doesn't boast prototypical NFL wideout size but has nonetheless clearly caught the eyes of the pro scouts.

TE Dwayne AllenDwayne Allen
RS Jr. Tight End
#83 6-3, 255
Fayetteville, NC

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and DT Brandon ThompsonBrandon Thompson
Sr. Defensive Tackle
#98 6-2, 310
Thomasville, GA

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were named to the Honorable Mention team at their position.

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