February 4, 2009

Watts signs scholarship to MSU

Conyers, Ga., offensive lineman Sam Watts will be playing his college ball where it all began, literally.

The 6-foot-5, 300-pounder from Salem High School was originally born in Starkville and signed a national letter of intent on Wednesday making it official.

"When Mississippi State offered me the scholarship (last) February, I thought it over and prayed about it," Watts said. "I talked with the coaches and had a couple more visits. The coaches are really just down-home, family people. They care about you and your family actually. They talk to your parents and talk to your siblings and everything. They care about you and it just seemed like the right place for me. It seems like that is where God was leading me."

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