After he got done calling for a victory against Georgia, Clemson wide receiver Sammy Watkins suggested he hopes that Florida State plays him the same defensively in 2013. Watkins had a down season last year but his overall athleticism and skill keep him among the best receiver sin 2013 in the ACC and the nation. Personally I’m expecting a pretty nice bounce-back season from the Tigers receiver, and if he can get some room to work with against the Seminoles he could prove some of his doubters wrong in the process. That is exactly what he is focusing on when it comes to Florida State.
When asked about how teams cover him, Watkins said he hopes more teams try to press him so he can prove to scouts what he can do. From GreenvilleOnline.com;
Professional scouts have had few concerns about Watkins’ skill level, but some have said they would like to see him face press coverage, being bumped at the line of scrimmage, or at least more of that than he has faced so far.
“I would love for that ...