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Is Watson next freshman QB star?

When Tajh Boyd heads to the NFL, Deshaun Watson will look to fill his shoes

Updated: September 25, 2013, 9:38 AM ET
By Jared Shanker | ESPN.com

Many college football fans don't yet know the name Deshaun Watson. That makes sense, too, as he has yet to complete his senior season at Gainesville (Ga.) High.

But that doesn't mean expectations aren't already high for the 2014 quarterback, and he can thank -- or blame -- his predecessors for that.

Watson, a 6-foot-3, 190-pound specimen, is the top-ranked senior passer in the ESPN 300. That distinction puts him in the same category as Christian Hackenberg, Matt Barkley and ...

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