March 16, 2007

BC offers stud Florida RB

College programs in search of a talented big back need look no further than 6-foot-2, 225-pounder Richard Watson. The Tallahassee (Fla.) FAMU junior already held nine offers including Ohio State and Alabama when the Eagles added themselves to the mix on Tuesday. There is not a wealth of names that have left football-rich Florida for The Heights. So is the 2008 prospect really including Boston College when he claims his search is "wide open"?

"I'd say they're in my top five," he said. "It seems like a really good situation.

"They're one of the top academic schools in the country."


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