Watson Recruitment Starting To Heat UP

After making a couple of camp appearances at Cincinnati and Auburn, under the radar prospect Jevon Watson's recruitment is starting to heat up.

Before camp season, Jevon Watson, from Lovejoy (GA) High School, wasn't hearing from a lot of schools. He had received interest from South Carolina, Miami (FL) and Clemson, but is now hearing from eight schools.

A lot of the reason for the increased attention could be the 40-yard dash time's he has put up in camps. He said he ran a 4.56 40-yard dash at the Cincinnati camp but ran a 4.4 at the Auburn MVP camp, second fastest of all the campers. He also showed impressive ability working at both wide receiver and cornerback.

Watson played at both spots at the Cincinnati camp and made some impressions on the UC coaching staff as well as the other coaching staffs in attendance.

"They said they were going to keep in touch with me," Watson said of his interaction with the UC coaching staff.

Watson said what enjoyed the most about the Cincinnati camp was the high competition level and his ability to perform against that competition.

"I did pretty good, I mean I made a couple of mistakes, but I just kept my head up and kept going," Watson said.

While at Cincinnati, Watson said he enjoyed working with the UC coaching staff and facilities on campus.

The 6-foot 175 pound Georgia athlete does not currently have any offers but is expecting that to change.

"When I was (at Cincinnati), Kent State said they were going to offer me," Watson said. "And I talked to Ohio University."

While listed as both a defensive back and wide receiver, Watson said that he prefers to play wide receiver. He also noted that distance from home would not play a factor in his decision making.


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