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Sammy Watkins
Rec Yards TD
101 1464 12
Team: Clemson TigersHeight: 6-1 Born: 6/14/1993
Position: WRWeight: 205 Hometown: Fort Myers, FL
Class-Eligibility: Jr-Jr


Scouting Report
An explosive receiver capable of turning short routes into large gains, Watkins is considered one of the best at his position in the draft and expected to be a high first-round selection. He proved durable through three years with Clemson, setting team records with 240 catches and 3,391 yards while hauling in 27 touchdowns. He turned in his best season yet as a junior, leading the ACC with 1,464 yards while accumulating a career-best 101 receptions with 12 TDs. Watkins - who joined Herschel Walker, Marshall Faulk and Adrian Peterson as the only first-year freshmen to be named a first-team All-American in 2011 - capped his collegiate career with a stellar display in the Orange Bowl, setting career highs with 16 catches and 227 yards with two scores while leading the Tigers to a 40-35 win over No. 7 Ohio State. In addition to his consistent production, scouts are impressed with Watkins' speed - he clocked a 4.41 in the 40-yard dash at the combine and was a track star at both 100 and 200 meters in high school. However, his route-running will need refinement . His character is also a question after a two-game suspension in 2012 following his arrest for marijuana possession and possession of a controlled substance. Watkins' height could be a problem, as some teams may consider him undersized to be a No. 1 option in the passing game. His speed and breakaway ability, though, may outweigh those concerns and land him on a team looking for reliable hands in the slot.

Career Passing Stats

Year Team G Cmp Att Comp % Yds Yd/A TDs Int Sacked Yds
2011 Clem  13 1 1 100.0 9 9.0 0 0 0 0
2012 Clem  10 1 2 50.0 52 26.0 1 0 0 0
2013 Clem  13 0 2 0.0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0
Career   36 2 5 40.0 61 12.2 1 1 0 0

Career Rushing/Receiving Stats

Year Team G Rush Yds Yd/Rush TDs Rec Yds Yd/Rec TDs
2011 Clem  13 32 231 7.2 0 82 1219 14.9 12
2012 Clem  10 14 97 6.9 1 57 708 12.4 3
2013 Clem  13 6 11 1.8 0 101 1464 14.5 12
Career   36 52 339 6.5 1 240 3391 14.1 27

Career Returning Stats

Year Team G Punt Returns Yds Avg TDs Kick Returns Yds Avg TDs
2011 Clem  13 2 12 6.0 0 33 826 25.0 1
2012 Clem  10 3 11 3.7 0 13 257 19.8 0
2013 Clem  13 1 0 0.0 0 14 293 20.9 0
Career   36 6 23 3.8 0 60 1376 22.9 1

Offensive Logs

  Passing Rushing Receiving
Date Opp Cmp Att Yds Pct TDs Int Long Car Yds Avg TDs Long Rec Yds Avg TDs Long
8/31/2013 UGa 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 2 2 1.0 0 2 6 127 21.2 1 77
9/7/2013 SCSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 3 19 6.3 0 13
9/19/2013 @ NCSU 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 1 3 3.0 0 3 10 96 9.6 0 28
9/28/2013 Wake 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 6 113 18.8 1 64
10/5/2013 @ Syr 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 4 126 31.5 1 91
10/12/2013 BC 0 1 0 0.0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 7 101 14.4 1 48
10/19/2013 FlaSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 1 3 3.0 0 3 8 68 8.5 1 18
10/26/2013 @ MD 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 14 163 11.6 0 30
11/2/2013 @ UVa 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 8 169 21.1 2 96
11/14/2013 GaTech 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 1 0 0.0 0 0 5 104 20.8 2 44
11/23/2013 Cit 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 7 58 8.3 1 15
11/30/2013 @ SC 0 1 0 0.0 0 1 - 0 0 - 0 - 7 93 13.3 0 57
1/3/2014 @ OhioSt 0 0 0 - 0 0 - 1 3 3.0 0 3 16 227 14.2 2 34