Herd Insider spoke with Banneker (GA) High School coach Fletcher today (1-18-02), and he said the 6'2", 170-pound wide receiver is close to a commitment.
"Right now he is leaning toward signing with Bowling Green," coach Fletcher said. "The Marshall coaches were here recently and told Mike they are out of scholarships. It seems they have a bunch of guys on campus they are going to give scholarships to, plus are limited by the NCAA."
Watkins caught 15 passes for 237 yards and 1 touchdown for the year.