Three-star athlete/dual threat quarterback Greg Watson (6-0, 180, 4.55) from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., will be taking his first official visit this weekend.
"Greg will be visiting Fresno State this Friday," Gregory Watson I, Greg Watson's dad said. "They are recruiting him at the quarterback position.
Watson was once again outstanding for Rancho Cucamonga as he threw for 2,704 yards and 24 touchdowns against only four interceptions. He also rushed for 663 yards and rushing 11 touchdowns.
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You would think with stats like Watson's and the fact that he is a proven winner that there would be more recruiting attention coming his way, but there is a reason that Pat Hill and Fresno State were the original giant killers because they would get guys flying under the radar then turn them into bona fide D-I players.
Watson led his team to a CIF Championship his junior season and earned League Player of the Year, Area Player of the Year, CIF Player of the Year and all-state after passing for 2,506 yards and 18 touchdowns. He also added 859 yards and 11 touchdowns on the ground. His total offense yards of 3,365 yards was the second most in the state.
As a senior, Watson led Rancho Cucamonga to the semi-finals and lost to Rancho Cucamonga (Calif.) Los Osos even though he threw for over 300 yards in a that game. Rancho Cucamonga under Watson's guidance ended up with a 10-3 record in 2009.
Something to consider is Watson is only 16 years old and he could still grow. In a time where most high school seniors are 18, it is easy to expect another growing spurt or two out of the talented signal caller.
Watson could definitely play in a spread offense.