Houston OT Prospect Makes Decision

Houston Worthing OT <b>Roy Watts</b> tripped to Austin for the UT Junior Day last weekend and then later this week, opted to end the suspense early. We have the details below…

"I committed to Texas yesterday," Roy Watts said. "I felt that the school fit me well academically – I want to major in engineering -- and it felt like family there when I went to their Junior Day. I called Mack Brown yesterday and told him I wanted to commit."

The 6-6, 275-pounder said UT was one of the schools he wanted to go to and that he's not looking around anymore.

"I think it's an honor to play for Mack Brown," he said. "And, UT fits me academically, so I'm not looking around. I'm committed now and it's a big relief."

Watts, carryin' a 3.4 GPA, is presently taking an SAT-prep class to knock out his test-score. His high school coach said Watts is smart, makes good grades, not to mention is an impressive athlete.

"He can play offensive tackle or you could move him to defensive end," Worthing head man Eddie Snow explained. "He plays basketball and he throws the shot and discus in track. So he's an athlete."

The Longhorns have not shied away from offering and then reeling in offensive line prospects in this particular class. Watts is the latest OL to commit and he joins Steve Moore (Jersey Village) and Buck Burnette (Wimberly), giving McWhorter and Co. three linemen, already, to add to the stable in '06...

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