Thursday was a good day for Forney (Texas) North Forney athlete Armani Watts. The Rivals250 standout already held offers from across the country and on Thursday he received a daily double.
First came an offer from the Big 12, when Oklahoma got in touch to deliver the news.
"I didn't see that one coming," Watts said. "Coach Stoops told my coach to have me call him. So I called him and he offered me and said they really liked my film and wanted to offer me as a DB."
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Watts is taking his time with the process, but he has already seen what the Oklahoma program has to offer and he definitely appreciated the offer.
"It's a real good school," Watts said. "They have great coaches and when I went out there I really liked it. The area was nice."
Then Thursday night the Pac-12 came calling, with Arizona State's Chris Thomsen on the other end of the phone.
"They like my play and versatility and really want me to take interest in Arizona State," Watts said. "I really don't know that much. I hear they have a good program though."
Watts has already taken a few visits to junior days at Baylor and LSU. This weekend he plans to attend another junior day and after that has a few opportunities on the table.
"This weekend I'm going to Texas A&M, and Alabama, Texas and Oklahoma State have sent me spring game invitations," Watts said. "I'm going to see if I can make some of those and see some practices."
Watts also mentioned a stop at Oklahoma and return trips to Baylor and Texas A&M as possibilities this spring. He is also looking forward to competing at the Dallas camp of the Rivals Camp Series presented by Under Armour in March.
"I'm ready to compete against the top competition in the state and country," Watts said. "I want to show my skills and what I can truly do coverage wise against the best receivers out there."
When it comes to a decision on the recruiting front, Watts is taking his time and wants to be sure of his decision when he does eventually make a commitment. While he is not in a rush, he does have an idea about when he would like to narrow things down.
"I don't have a timeline yet but I'd probably say the end of the summer or before the season starts I'll narrow things down," Watts said.
In addition to offers from Oklahoma and Arizona State, Watts also holds offers from Baylor, Clemson, Nebraska, North Texas, Oklahoma State, Tulsa, and UCLA.