Will Watson win ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year?
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Years Played: 2014 - 2016
ESPN's Matt Fortuna has released his top four ACC rookies that might win the upcoming offensive rookie of the year for the conference. The following players were included - Kevin Olsen, Mitch Trubisky, Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson
#4 6-3, 190
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Another quarterback, you say? Well, let's face it: No one gets the opportunities to impact games the way signal-callers do. Watson, unlike the previous two quarterbacks mentioned, is an actual true freshman, having enrolled this spring. Chad KellyChad Kelly
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#18 6-4, 205
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Watson is currently in second place in the ESPN SportsNation Poll at 23% of the votes.