Deshaun Watson Scouting Report


Prospect Information


Combine Stats


Overview
Beat the best football programs in the nation, including Alabama in the 2016 National Championship Game. Tough upbringing; grew up in poverty. Mother was diagnosed with tongue cancer when he was only 14 years old. Graduated early in communications, and is the first person in his family to ever receive a college degree. He was 32-3 as a starter; completing 67% of his pass attempts for 10,163 yards with 90 passing touchdowns to 32 interceptions. Also added 1,934 yards on the ground with 26 touchdowns.

NFL Comparison
Marcus Mariota

Strengths
Dual threat quarterback. Extremely athletic. Strong enough to break away from would-be sacks and turn losses into positive plays. Is clutch in big games. Can make all of the NFL throws. Throws the ball well on the run. Moves well in the pocket.

Weaknesses
31 interceptions in 35 starts. Throwing mechanics will need to be tweaked. Can struggle at times with accuracy.

Summary
Deshaun Watson is a winner, and he has seen much more stressful days than an NFL draft. He lived the life of hard knocks, and overcame it. He is the kind of person people root for. He could be a surprise in this draft and come off the board earlier than most expect. A possible top 10 pick, and likely top 20 pick.

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