December 13, 2006

Florida junior talks about OSU's offer

Tallahassee (Fla.) FAMU running back Richard Watson ran wild during his junior season. After gaining 1512 yards with 13 touchdowns during his sophomore season, Watson rushed for 2100 yards and 34 touchdowns this season. He averaged almost 10 yards per carry.

The Buckeyes were well aware of Watson long before his junior season.

"Coach (Paul) Haynes was down here last spring," Watson said. "(Ohio State) offered me a scholarship on Sept. 1. They sent me a letter."

The offer caught Watson off guard.

"I was surprised," he said. "It was the first day they can offer juniors. I was surprised it came that early."

Watson is definitely interested in Ohio State.

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