Jaylen Watkins Picks Up Alabama Offer

Last week Cape Coral High School was abuzz with Spencer Boyd receiving an offer from Notre Dame, this week it is a different player who received a big time offer.

Jaylen Watkins was offered by Alabama today, "I am real excited, I talked with Coach Saban earlier in the week and Coach McElwain, I was hoping they would offer. We talked about the defense and how I fit in there, they jump to the top of the list."

The versatile athlete from Cape Coral now has 5 offers including Wake Forest, Duke, Marshall, and UCF.

At 6'0+ and close to 170 pounds, Watkins ran a 4.44 at the UnderArmour Combine in Orlando. On the field, Watkins has excelled at QB, WR, CB, and S, but projects to CB. As a sophomore, he picked off seven passes in extended duty. In 2008, Watkins split time at QB and played more safety on defense.


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