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Watson considering five

Lakeland (Fla.) Lake Gibson running back Remi Watson currently holds five offers, but amongst his top five schools is an SEC program that has yet to offer.
"Marshall is the latest school to offer me," Watson said. "Georgia, USF, Western Kentucky, UCF is creeping up into it with the way they are playing, and I am considering Marshall. I plan to take my officials to those schools, but I am not sure on the exact dates. I know Western Kentucky will be the first one and that will be after my football season."
The one school that has yet to offer the three-star is the University of Georgia. He believes the offer is coming in the near future and this past weekend he was supposed to make his way to Athens, but was unable to do so.
"I had planned to go to Georgia this (past) weekend but I had some family issues that kept me from going and visiting there," Watson said. "I am very high up on the board for them as far as recruiting goes. There were just a few issues they had to get straightened out with regards to my clearinghouse. I should be expecting an offer from them real soon."
The Central Florida product shared his thoughts on each of his five favorites.
Western Kentucky: "I like the way they run the ball. They run it a lot and of course being a running back you want the ball in your hands so that is what I like about Western Kentucky."
USF: "I like their explosive offense. I can play more than one position. So it really doesn't matter to me where they line me up at USF."
Georgia: "Who doesn't want to play in the SEC? As an athlete, I would be able to play multiple positions. I could play in the backfield, receiver, whatever."
UCF: "I just like the way that they have been winning lately. You always want to play for a team that is winning."
Marshall: "I just like from talking with their recruiters, I like what I hear. I haven't really had a chance to watch Marshall, but I like what I hear from their recruiters."
When it comes time for him to make his final decision, one factor trumps all others.
"Playing time," Watson said. "Where I can see the field earliest."
On his senior season, Watson said he has around 1,300 yards on the ground and has scored 15 rushing touchdowns. He has also returned two kickoffs for touchdowns.
Academically, he earned a 19 on the ACT and expects to fully qualify.
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