Four-Star Watson Visits Pitt, Decision Nears

Good Counsel (MD) four-star offensive lineman Ryan Watson took an official visit to Pittsburgh this weekend. Is he close to making a decision?

After back-to-back official visits, Good Counsel (MD) four-star offensive lineman Ryan Watson is ready to make his choice. The million dollar question is, which school will he choose?

"I am pretty much done visiting. I am discussing and thinking about which one is the better fit, and my parents are helping me a lot in making a decision," said Watson.

It is down to Pittsburgh and Purdue. Watson took an official visit to Purdue before visiting Pitt this past weekend.

"When I got there (Pitt) everyone was just so nice and the players were really cool. I enjoyed checking out the environment and the living style."

But the decision will not come easy for the 6-foot-3, 265-pounder, who said he was 50/50 on both options.

"I am looking at which one is better for me after football, not meaning NFL, I am thinking academically which one has my major," said Watson who will look at molecular biology. "And which one has a better living style like in a city or a smaller community like Purdue. They both have their pluses."

Watson was not impacted by the departure of Pitt tight ends coach and recruiting coordinator Tony Dews.

"That does not effect me," he said in an earlier interview with He also said he has established a bigger bond with someone else.

"The coaching styles and relationships are even (between Pitt and Purdue), but I really like coach (Paul) Randolph.

Watson is ready to get his decision out of the way, but he and his family will spend some time sorting through the pros and cons. When will he announce? There is no set date.

"It will be sooner than later," he added.

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