Buffalo Football Report's Before They Were Bills series will look at current Bills players during their high school or college careers. First up is wide receiver Sammy Watkins.
Before joining the Clemson Tigers and Buffalo Bills, Sammy Watkins played his high school ball for South Fort Myers High School. As a junior and senior, Watkins was a two-time first-team all-state selection.
The highlights above come from Watkins' senior season. That year, Watkins put on a show with the Wolfpack by catching 54 passes for 1,268 and 14 touchdowns. He averaged 105.7 yards per game that season and helped lead South Fort Myers High School to an undefeated regular season. Watkins and the Wolfpack went on to play in the 3A state semifinals, a game that they would lose to Miami Norland by a score of 44-28.
Watkins finished his high school career with 123 catches for 2,987 yards and 35 touchdowns according to Max Preps.null