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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Deshaun Watson’s old high school tweet goes viral after win

DeShaun Watson

Back on Feb. 4, 2012, Deshaun Watson was a high school sophomore and sent a tweet that would later prove prescient two times over.

Three days after he committed to Clemson, Watson sent a tweet talking about how he would play if he ever got a chance to be in a national championship game:

A year later, he talked again about playing in a title game:

And guess what? The former No. 1 quarterback recruit took Clemson to two National Championship Games, and he finally won one on Monday night.

Watson was 36 of 56 for 420 yards, 3 passing touchdowns, 43 rushing yards and a rushing score in the 35-31 win. In the 40-35 loss last season, he went 30 of 47 for 405 yards, 4 touchdowns, an interception, and 73 rushing yards.

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