2014 Bowl Central Moneymaker - Russell Athletic Bowl
#4 Deshaun Watson
Position: Quarterback
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 205
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Gainesville, Ga.
High School: Gainesville HS
Major: Communication Studies
Experience: High School

First-year freshman ... wears jersey #4, a number worn by former Tiger quarterback Steve Fuller; the number is retired at Clemson, but Fuller allowed the number to come out of retirement for Watson.

2014: Enrolled in January.

Before Clemson: Rated as the No. 3 player in the nation by Tom Lemming ... No. 16 player and No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the nation by ESPN.com ... No. 31 player and No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the nation and No. 2 player in Georgia by Rivals.com ... No. 41 player and No. 1 dual-threat quarterback in the nation and No. 4 player in Georgia by 247Sports.com ... No. 84 player and No. 3 dual-threat quarterback in the nation by Scout.com ... U.S. Army All-American Game selection ... Under Armour All-American Game selection ... first-team All-American by Parade and second-team All-American by USA Today ... four-year starter at Gainesville High School ... set state career records for total offense yards (17,134) and total touchdowns (218) ... set the state career records for passing touchdowns and total offense yards by the end of his junior season ... had 13,077 passing yards and 155 touchdowns along with 4,057 rushing yards and 63 touchdowns in his career ... state player-of-the-year as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Gatorade Player-of-the-Year in Georgia as a senior ... had 4,431 passing yards and 57 touchdowns against only five interceptions along with 1,057 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns as a senior ... had 5,700 total offense yards and 64 touchdowns, including 4,024 passing yards and 50 touchdowns, as a junior ... led his team to its first state title in over 100 years; he had 400 total yards and five touchdowns in a 49-13 win over Ware County High School in the Georgia Dome; he had 1,988 total yards and 27 touchdowns in five playoff games ... had over 3,200 passing yards and 1,000 rushing yards as a sophomore ... had 2,088 passing yards and 17 touchdowns along with 569 rushing yards and five touchdowns in leading his team to a 10-2 record as a freshman ... played basketball as a junior ... coached by Bruce Miller at Gainesville High School ... recruited by Chad Morris.

Personal: Majoring in communication studies ... born Sept. 14, 1995.

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