Sammy Watkins might as well forget his sophomore season.
The gifted Clemson wide receiver didnt duplicate his historic freshman campaign last fall, as a suspension stemming from a drug possession arrest and a leg injury tempered his season, which ended with 57 receptions for 708 yards and only three touchdowns. But 2013 is a new year and season for Watkins, and it means hes playing a new position, too.
Watkins has taken over as the boundary receiver, a role occupied by DeAndre Hopskins last season. Hopkins went from off the radar to a household name in the ACC, catching 82 passes for 1,405 yards and 18 touchdowns. Quite frankly, Hopkins was better as a receiver last season than Watkins was during his freshman year, which culminated with him being named the the first true freshman first-team All-American ever from the ACC.
The difference in his new position from what he did before is a matter of matching the discipline and precision of running specific routes with his immense natu...