Deshaun Watson said he met Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton when he was in high school, and the two are still friends. ”We’ve always had a good relationship,” Watson said. ”As we talk, each and every year it keeps growing. We always have that close bond and we’re both each other’s biggest supporters, cheering each other on.” Watson also grew up a big fan of Tim Tebow. He said he usually chose to be the Florida Gators when playing NCAA Football video games. ”I used to love playing with Tim Tebow, and then as I got older, I started playing with Oregon a little bit more. I just liked to spread the teams around and do the up-tempo things.” Watson said he feels his dual-threat ability should help, not hurt, his NFL prospects. ”A lot of people think that being a dual threat, you can’t really throw the ball. Well, it’s really not about throwing for 400 yards every game. It’s about getting the `W,”’ Watson said. ”There’s a lot of quarterbacks that can run and have been successful doing it at the next level. ”Cam Newton is one right now. Michael Vick in his younger days. Alex Smith is… Read full this story
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